FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

Mode of Admission and Admission Requirements

Candidates may be admitted into the undergraduate degree programmes of the Faculty in any of the following three ways:-

(a) Through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination

(b) By Direct Entry

(c) Through Inter-University Transfer

Each Department within the College has its own specific requirements for admission to its programmes and these are specified in the appropriate section of the handbook. In general, the entry requirements for the programmes will conform to the minimum Unified Tertiary Matriculation requirements for admission to the University.

Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Entry Mode

In general, the entry requirements for the programmes will conform to the minimum Unified Tertiary Matriculation requirements for admission to the University. Candidates seeking admission into any programme of the Faculty must possess at least credit level passes in five subjects which include English Language, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects at the Ordinary level (SSCE, GCE, NECO) in not more than two sittings.

B.Sc. (Human Anatomy) : English Language, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects at the Ordinary level (SSCE, GCE, NECO) in not more than two sittings.

B.Sc. (Physiology ): English Language, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects at the Ordinary level (SSCE, GCE, NECO) in not more than two sittings.

B.MLS (Medical Laboratory Sciences): English Language, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects at the Ordinary level (SSCE, GCE, NECO) in not more than two sittings.

B.NSc. (Nursing Sciences): English Language, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects at the Ordinary level (SSCE, GCE, NECO) in not more than two sittings.

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Direct Entry Mode

Candidates seeking Direct Entry admission to the 200-level of a degree programme should possess, in addition to the minimum of five credit passes at the GCE/NECO/SSCE/WAEC Examinations any of the following:

(a) Advanced level GCE in at least two relevant subjects

(b) Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) Certificate

(f) First degree in related field

Inter-University Transfer

Candidates wishing to transfer from another University into any of the College’s academic programmes must obtain and complete the Inter-University Transfer form from the university’s Admission Office. Admission by inter-university transfer will be considered only if the College and the receiving Department are satisfied that the candidate has met the minimum academic requirements for admission into the programme of study. All inter-university transfer candidates will normally be admitted into 200 (or lower) level of the receiving programme.