Course Title: HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

Course Description

HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY AS A COURSE.
Human physiology can be said to be the scientific study of the functions of the various structures that makes up the human body.
The course is taught together with Anatomy, which is the study of the structure of the human body.
Human Physiology is synonymous with physiology, just that it deals solely with humans, and not entirely all organisms.
It is a 5 year University course, and partakers of the course are taught several other sub-courses during their stay in school which may include:
1. Pathology.
2. Human Anatomy.
3. Environmental Physiology etc.

WHY STUDY HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY.
The following are some of the reasons why human physiology is been studied?
1. It helps one understand the functionality of the human body.
2. With a degree in human physiology, one can work in different areas ranging from Educational institutions, sports and mostly in health institutions.
3. The salary scale of human physiologists is mouth-watering and decent.

JOB OFFERS FOR A GRADUATE.
1. Research assistant.
2. Lab technician.
3. Clinical trials coordinator.
4. Surgical technician.
5. Medical assistant.
6. Medical sales representative.
7. Scientific or medical writer.

SALARY SCALE OF A GRADUATE.
Private Sectors - Around N120,000 monthly.
Government Sectors - Around N1,000 (Entry level).

QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED TO STUDY HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY IN THE UNIVERSITY.
1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.1
2. JAMB score of 180 (Differs in some institutions).

Subject Combination for JAMB

Here are the courses to combine when filling this course for JAMB UTME

Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Course Cut of Point

is the minimum cut off point for HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY as specified by JAMB.

Also, the required cut-of-points for this course (HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY) depends on the school you are applying for, basically many schools have a different minimum cut of marks for accepting students in this area, which may be higher or even lower than JAMB recommend. Also, it is important to note that your O'level result (WAEC, NECO, GCE etc) is a primary criteria for screening, continue reading to know the required subjects you must have on your O'Level result

HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY Requirement UTME

Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY Requirements Direct Entry

Two (2) 'A' level passes chosen from Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Zoology.

Schools offering HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

School Cut-of-points
A.D. Rufa’I College for Legal and Islamic Studies,
University of Calabar (UNICAL).
Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State
Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State
Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State
Baze University
RHEMA UNIVERSITY
Benue State University
Gombe State University
Redeemer's University

HUM. PHYSIOL. Special Consideration

DIRECT ENTRY
(i) AAU - Same as for Medical Laboratory. Science.
(ii) ABUAD requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry,
Physics and Biology/Zoology
(iii) BENIN accepts
a) three (3) ‘A’ level passes or equivalents at not more
than two (2) sittings. The Subjects are Physics,
Chemistry, and Biology or Zoology in addition to ‘O’
level requirements.
b) at least a second class lower
division in Biochemistry, Microbiology,
Zoology and Botany. (iv) CALABAR and PHC - No
direct entry (v) IBADAN - As for Biochemistry.
(vi) ILORIN requires ‘A’ level passes from Mathematics,
Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
(vii) LAGOS accepts passes in three (3) JUPEB/‘A’ level
subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
(viii) LAUTECH accepts ‘A’ level passes in Biology and
Chemistry or Physics or ND/HND upper credit in relevant
programme.
UTME
(i) BENIN requires at least five (5) 'O' level credit passes or
equivalents at not more than two (2) sittings. The subjects
should include English Language, Mathematics, Physics,
Chemistry and Biology.
(ii) IBADAN - As in Medicine and Surgery.
(iii) ILORIN accepts ‘O’ level pass in English Language with
distinction in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and
Mathematics.
UTME SUBJECTS
(i) BABCOCK - Same as for Anatomy.
(ii) OOU accepts any three (3) of Physics Mathematics,
Chemistry and Biology.

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