To produce highly competent
personnel that are able to effectively function professionally and in the fear
of God and love for humanity thus deal with locally present common health
conditions and yet capable of functioning internationally by keeping abreast
with cutting edge health care delivery practices through learning for
self-reliance and professional development.
To foster mutual respect and camaraderie among the various members of
health care professionals for the ultimate benefit of the clients and society
at large. The
programme of study is designed not
only to meet the intellectual demands and techniques in the field of medicine and its
sub-specialties together with a broad knowledge of Medical science to
enable them make meaningful contributions to
our people in moving away from poverty, ignorance and ill-health.
To guide the students in the
acquisition of the following:
1.(a) Knowledge and understanding of
(b) Knowledge and understanding of the structure and
operation of the human body in health and in
various Health Conditions.
(c) Basic analytical and quantitative skills for developing pool of medical practitioners who are well equipped to do
research, be self employed and to generate employment opportunities for others.
2. To expose students to the study of Physiology/
Pharmacology as medical science; which seeks to explain human reactions to changes in the individual, society and
3. To enable students acquire a solid theoretical background that is applicable
and usable in interpreting real life problems and situations, especially in the Nigerian context.
4. To train Physiologists/ Pharmacologist required by the public
sectors of the Nigerian society.
admission into the B.Sc. degree programme, candidates are required to possess:
(a) An acceptable pass in UME (University Matriculation Examination). UME subjects
are English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
(b) In addition,
candidates must have O' Level credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, English
Language, Mathematics and Biology.