Bayelsa Medical University (BMU) courses 2022/2023

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

  • Dentistry

C. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Pharmacy

D. Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences

1. Nursing.

2. Optometry

3. Physiotherapy

4. Radiography

5. Medical Laboratory Science

6. Public Health

7. Environmental and Occupational Health

8. Health Management

E. Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences

1. Human Anatomy

2. Human Nutrition and Dietetics

3. Human Physiology

4. Biochemistry

5. Pharmacology

Two a’level passes to include Biology and Chemistry or Botany/Zoology

F. Faculty of Sciences

1. Biophysics

2. Physics

3. Mathematics

4. Chemistry

5. Microbiology

6. Biology

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.

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102 thoughts on “Bayelsa Medical University (BMU) courses 2022/2023

  1. Hello, pls my son scored 173 and he wants to study medicine or pharmacy and we are from akwa ibom.

    1. Though he’s eligible for admission into BMU, his chances of admission into medicine or pharmacy are quite low due to the score. Those are two of BMU’s most competitive courses.

  2. Good day sir
    I scored 183 in 2022 jamb utme and would like to apply for nursing in BMU is there any hope?

  3. Please can a registered nurse or registered midwives apply for direct entry into nursing? Thank you

  4. Pls is it possible for someone that has OND in community health gain admission into nursing with direct entry, can you drop your contact for more verification

  5. 1…Pls does BMU accepts IJMB result for direct entry into medicine and surgery or nursing program?

    2… Can someone with ND in community health apply for direct entry into nursing?

  6. Good evening sir.
    Does BMU has medicine and surgery as a department starting from 100L or a prospective candidate must undergo the pre med section?
    2)I cannot find BMU in the 2021/22 jamb bronchure.
    Kindly help ASAP.
    Sado.

    1. For now, you can only go through the premed route, though the university is currently working on this to ensure direct admission into medicine and surgery.

  7. Good day sir/ma please can I use medical laboratory technician to gain medical laboratory science direct entry
    And please how much is the school fees

  8. Sir please I need to know more about the pre medical foundation program and science found program.eg when for 2022 and the requirements.

    1. The pre medical foundation is just like predegree, preparing you for admission into the medical courses, while the science foundation prepares you for admission into science courses. You need a minimum of 5 credits at o’level in a maximum of two sittings to gain admission into the Bayelsa Medical University foundation program.

  9. Gud evening Mr Maxwell
    Please I want to know if it’s possible to use OND results in science laboratory technology for direct entry into MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY/NURSING IN BMU?

  10. Good morning please am just getting to know about this school and I would love to apply or am I late I would love to start with this new student

  11. Please i want to transfer my son who is currently in 200 level medicine and surgery in one of the State University to your prestigious Medical University. How possible is it and how do i go about it? I really need your assistance please. Thanks

  12. I have a pharmacy technician degree in college of health technology, can I use it to get direct entry in pharmacy

  13. Can I use 2. To enter Bayelsa Medical University to read med lab? Through direct..I read paramedics (emergency cases) so can I use my result to enter through direct with 2.

  14. Please what is the cutt- of Mark to study Allied Medical Science. (Nursing)
    Please can I have your contact. Thanks for

  15. I have PD certificate ( professional diploma) for public health can I use it for direct entry to nursing

  16. My daughter is in 200level in BMU. She is in Anatomy dept hoping to graduate into Medicine and surgery. What is our hope on d NUC accreditation? Tx

  17. I got a message from 55019 that BAYELSA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, YENAGOA is willing to admit you into their institution. And i should visit jamb site to either Accept/Reject the marketplace offer before it elapses. Please is this genuine?

  18. Someone scored 193 in jamb and wants to do change of course can she get admission in medical lab science

  19. I put BMU as the first choice in my jamb in medicine. during the process of registration, medicine was not among the courses available for study so I had to put biochemistry. pls is there still a way to enter medicine this year?

    1. BMU tuition fee is ₦367,000 for students of Bayelsa state origin and ₦472,000 for non-Bayelsans. There are also accommodation charges apart from the school fees.

  20. Please is
    there any course you can suggest for a person that is very good in biology and chemistry??

    1. A person very good in biology and chemistry is suitable for Medicine, Dentistry, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Physiology. These courses require a knowledge of physics only in first year.

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