The mission of the Department of Biochemistry is to provide the highest quality of scholarship to students through the integration of theoretical and qualitative scientific investigation towards the exploration and understanding of the chemical basis of life processes.
UTME Admission: Candidate seeking admission for B.Sc Degree in Biochemistry must have at least five credits in the Senior secondary school certificate examination (SSCE) including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology at not more than two sittings. These candidates are required to answer questions in Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Mathematics in addition to the English Language in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).
Direct Entry: Candidates who, in addition to the five relevant credits passes at SSCE or O’Level, with a satisfactory pass grade at A’Level in Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics, or Biology, OND Upper Credit (Science Laboratory Technology, Food Technology) may be considered for exception from the equivalent courses in the program.
DURATION OF PROGRAMME
The normal period for an honors degree shall be eight (8) semesters. It has duration of four years for students admitted with the Ordinary Level Certificate, and three years for those with Advance Level Certificates.