BSC-Physiotherapy

The philosophy is to train and produce highly knowledgeable physiotherapists who will continue to search for more knowledge and professional skills and apply the same for treatment, rehabilitation, prevention, health promotion and other health needs of the patients and the community using science of physiotherapy.

Physiotherapy is a health care profession which utilizes physical agents such as heat, light, water, electricity, massage, manipulations, mechanical appliances etc; manual procedures and therapeutic exercises in the treatment and management of injuries and diseases. Physiotherapy is concerned with identifying and maximising quality of life and movement potential within the spheres of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, and rehabilitation. This encompasses physical, psychological, emotional, and social well-being. Physiotherapy involves the interaction between physiotherapist, patients/clients, other health professionals, families, care givers, and communities in a process where movement potential is assessed and goals are agreed upon, using knowledge and skills unique to physiotherapists.

  • The training of professionals with knowledge and skills of physiotherapy and sense of purpose as well as devotion who will not only practice in hospital departments where they will evaluate and treat a wide variety of patients but also in sports medicine and as academics in the universities.

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

* Must have at least 5 O’level credits, including English, in no more than 2 sittings.

** For complete requirements, please check the 2019/2020 Jamb Brochure.

  • DIRECT ENTRY: Available
  • UTME SUBJECTS: Chemistry, Biology and any other Science subject
  • O’LEVEL SUBJECTS: Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any other Science subject
Level 100
First Semester
SNo Code Course Name Credits Remark
1 BIO 101 General Biology I 3 C
2 BIO 102 General Biology II 3 C
3 BIO 107 General Biology Practical I 1 C
4 BIO 108 General Biology Practical II 1 C
5 CHM 101 General Chemistry I 3 C
6 CHM 102 General Chemistry II 3 C
7 CHM 107 General Chemistry Practical I 1 C
8 CHM 108 General Chemistry Practical II 1 C
9 CSC 101 Introduction to Computer Science 3 R
10 GST 111 Communication in English 2 C
TOTAL 21  
Second Semester    
1 GST 112 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 R
2 GST 113 Nigerian Peoples and Culture 2 R
3 GST 121 Use Library, Study Skills & ICT 2 R
4 GST 122 Communication in English II 2 C
5 GST 125 Contemporary Health Issues 2 C
6 MTH 101 Elementary Mathematics I 3 C
7 PHY 101 General Physics I 3 C
8 PHY 102 General Physics II 3 C
9 PHY 107 General Physics Practical I 1 C
10 PHY 108 General Physics Practical II 1 C
TOTAL 21  
LEVEL I TOTAL 42  
Level 200
First Semester
SNo Code Course Name Credits Remark
1 ANA 201 Introductory Anatomy & Gross Anatomy of Upper & Lower Limbs 3 C
2 BCH 305 Chemistry & Metabolism of Nucleic 2 C
3 GST 211 Environment and Sustainable 2 C
4 GST 222 Peace and Conflict Studies 2 R
5 GST 223 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 2 C
6 PIO 201 Introduction to Physiology 2 C
7 PHE 201 Biostatistics 2 C
TOTAL 15

 

 
Second Semester
1 ANA 202 Histology of Basic Tissues 2 C
2 ANA 204 Gross Anatomy of Thorax, Abdomen, Pelvis & Perineum 3 C
3 GST 222 Peace and Conflict Studies 2 R
4 GST 224 Leadership Skills 2 R
5 PHY 202 Introduction to Electric Circuits 3 C
6 PIO 202 Principles of Cell Physiology 2 C
TOTAL 14
LEVEL II TOTAL 29
Level 300
First Semester
S.No Code Title Credits Remark
1 ANA 311 Gross Anatomy of Head & Neck & 3 C
2 GST 311 Entrepreneurship 2 R
3 PST 311 Introduction to Kinesiology 3 C
4 PST 321 Cryotherapy 2 C
5 PST 323 Introduction to Movement 2 C
6 PST 325 Pathokinesiology 2 C
7 PST 327 Prosthetics & Orthotics 2 C
8 PST 329 Introductory Pathology 2 C
9 PST 399 Student’s Industrial Work 3 C
TOTAL 21  
Second Semester
1 PST 310 Introduction to Physiotherapy 3 C
2 PST 312 Exercise Physiology 3 C
3 PST 320 Thermotherapy 2 C
4 PST 322 **Practical Electro-Therapy 3 C
5 PST 324 Manual Therapy 2 C
6 PST 326 ***Practical Exercise and Manual 3 C
7 PST 328 Introduction to Clinical 2 C
8 PST 330 300 Level Vacation Clinical Posting 4 C
9 SOC 202 Introduction to Social Institutions 3 C
TOTAL 25  
LEVEL III TOTAL 46  
Level 400
First Semester
SNo Code Title Credits Remark
1 PST 410 Low Frequency Electrical 2 C
2 PST 411 Actinotherapy and Ultrasonic 2 C
3 PST 413 Muscle Strengthening and Joint 2 C
4 PST 415 Hydrotherapy 2 C
5 PST 417 Clinical Measurements & 2 C
6 PST 419 Pharmacological Considerations in 2 C
7 PST 421 Cardio-respiratory Disorders & 3 C
8 PST 423 Soft Tissues Disorders & 2 C
9 PST 425 Physiotherapy in women’s Health 2 C
10 PST 427 Joint disorders & Rehabilitation 2 C
11 PST 499 Students’ Industrial Work 3 C
TOTAL 24  
Second Semester
1 PST 412 *Practical Electrotherapy II 3 C
2 PST 414 Therapeutic Exercises 2 C
3 PST 416 **Practical Exercise Therapy 3 C
4 PST 418 Physical Diagnosis & Clinical 4 C
5 PST 420 Skeletal Injuries &Disorders & 3 C
6 PST 422 Neurological Disorders & 2 C
7 PST424 Community Physiotherapy & 2 C
8 PST 426 Research Methodology and 2 C
9 PST 428 Clinical Practice II 4 C
TOTAL 25  
LEVEL IV TOTAL 49  
Level 500
First Semester
SNo Code Title Credits Remark
1 PST 510 Manipulative Therapy 3 C
2 PST 511 Neurological Disorders and 2 C
3 PST 513 Gerontology 2 C
4 PST 515 Physiotherapy in Disorders of Blood & Lymph Vessels 2 C
5 PST 517 Intensive Care Physiotherapy 3 C
6 PST 521 Sports Physiotherapy 3 C
7 PST 523 Palliative care in Terminal illnesses 3 C
8 PST 525 Research Project 6 C
TOTAL 24  
Second Semester
1 PST 512 Specialty Lectures 3 C
2 PST 513 Gerontology 2 C
3 PST 514 Introduction to Physiotherapy Administration and Management 2 C
4 PST 516 Research Project Seminar 2 C
5 PST 518 Clinical Practice III 4 C
6 PST 520 Skin Disorders & Rehabilitation 3 C
7 PST522 Physiotherapy in Pain management 3 C
8 PST 524 Policy Issues in Health Care 3 C
TOTAL 22  
LEVEL IV TOTAL 46  
PROGRAM TOTAL 212