The number of medical universities in Nigeria is on the rise.
BMU is now one of them and we look at Bayelsa Medical University courses accredited by NUC closely.
If you’re looking to study at Bayelsa Medical University, or want to find out more, you’re on the right page.
But first, let me introduce you to this new university in Nigeria.
Bayelsa Medical University (BMU) is a Bayelsa state-owned university located in Yenagoa. It was established in 2018 during the administration of Seriake Dickson, then Executive Governor, Bayelsa State.
And, fully accredited by the National Universities Commission to offer degree courses in the health profession.
Subsequently, the university admitted it’s first set of students in the 2019/2020 academic session.
Today, the university runs full-time degree courses at undergraduate level, as well as foundation programmes.
And since you’re interested in knowing about the courses offered at BMU, Yenagoa, I decided to ready this page.
This post contains the full list of Bayelsa Medical University courses. Let’s check in.
Courses offered at Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa
Find undergraduate courses offered at Bayelsa Medical University (BMU) below.
A. Faculty of Clinical Sciences
- Medicine and Surgery
B. Faculty of Dentistry
C. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
D. Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences
5. Medical Laboratory Science
6. Public Health
7. Environmental and Occupational Health
8. Health Management
E. Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
1. Human Anatomy
3. Human Physiology
Two a’level passes to include Biology and Chemistry or Botany/Zoology
F. Faculty of Sciences
G. Faculty of Engineering
1. Biomedical Engineering
2. Food Science and Technology
Those are the courses offered at BMU. You might want to know BMU admission requirements.
Bayelsa Medical University entry requirements
To get admission into Bayelsa Medical University, you should meet the basic SSCE requirement.
UTME subjects: Physics, Biology and Chemistry.
O’level requirement: You should have at least five credits at O’level in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
However, for courses in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture can be used in place of Biology.
Direct Entry: You should have passes at A’Level in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Zoology. OR
A’Level in Physics/Mathematics, Chemistry, and Biology/Zoology. OR
A national diploma (OND) or higher national diploma (HND) in relevant fields for admission into courses in the Faculty of Basic or Allied Medical Science.
Also, you’re eligible for direct entry admission into Bayelsa Medical University if you hold a first degree (B.Ns. B.MLS., B.Sc.).
What is the duration of courses at Bayelsa Medical University?
All Bayelsa Medical University courses lasts for five (5) years.
Though the Pre-Medical Foundation programme and Science Foundation programme last for six (6) months.
Bayelsa Medical University school fees
I have written a detailed post on the current school fees of all state universities in Nigeria.
Please let me know in the comments below if I missed something or you’d like to ask a question. I appreciate you reaching out.
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