Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Science in Biochemistry in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Biochemistry(Biochemistry)
  • Major Subject: Biochemistry
  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Science in Biochemistry

  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
    Areas of specialization:
    1. Enzymology
    2. Food and Nutritional Biochemistry
    3. Pharmacology and Medicinal Plant Research
    4. Industrial Biochemistry
    5. Clinical Biochemistry
    6. Environmental and Toxicological Biochemistry
    7. Molecular Oncology and Cancer Research
    8. Molecular Biology

    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree from Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University.

    -Preferably, candidates with First Class, Second Class (Upper Division), and Second Class (Lower Division with a minimum CGPA of 3.00) in the relevant disciplines may apply. The minimum duration of study for the award of the Master’s degree is two academic sessions for full-time.

    In addition, the Covenant University conducts screening exercise for all candidates seeking admission into the University.

    The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.

    Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

    You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

    Course duration: 2 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Crescent University Crescent University, Abeokuta  
    Admission requirements:
    1.Candidates must have five credit passes including English, Mathematics and two other relevant science subjects at ‘O’ Level.
    2.Candidates with Bachelor’s degrees from an approved university must obtain a minimum of second class lower division with a CGPA of 3.0/5.0 for an academic programme.
    3.Candidates with at least a third class degree or HND plus University PGD with CGPA of 3.0/5.0 may be considered for admission into academic Master’s degree programmes.
    4.Admission is open to the students having Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry of Crescent University or other recognized universities with at least a second class lower degree with a CGPA of 3.0/5.0. The students from other streams holding bachelor’s degree with a minimum of a second class lower in related courses such as Biology, Botany, Zoology, Nutrition, Food Science and Biotechnology may also apply, providing such candidates took relevant courses in Biochemistry and passed them at the undergraduate level.
    5.Candidates may be required to undergo a selection process. That is, candidates without background in Biochemistry may be required to audit some courses at the lower level
  • Redeemer's University Redeemer's University, Ede  
    Admission requirements:
    The following criteria will be applied for admission into the Masters degree [Environmental & Analytical Chemistry and Materials Chemistry (Nano Chemistry)] programme:

    (i) All candidates must have five credits passes including English, Mathematics, Physics,

    (ii) Candidates must have a Bachelors degree in relevant discipline and from the Redeemer’s

    (ii) Candidate from other universities may be required to offer lower level courses relevant to

    (iii) All candidates must demonstrate adequate intellectual capacity, good communication skill, Chemistry and Biology; University or from any other university approved by the senate with a minimum of second class lower division; their area of specialization. Maturity, ability to make effective independent decisions and problem solving potentials.
  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
    i. Eligibility shall be any of the following:
    a. A graduate (BSc) of Lagos State University and other Universities recognized by the Senate of Lagos State University having a minimum of second class lower division in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Physiology and other related Science courses.
    Graduates from other disciplines related to Biochemistry will be considered on their individual
    b. A Biochemistry graduate (B.Sc.) of Lagos State University and other Universities recognized by the Senate of Lagos State University with a pass or third class degree, but that has successfully completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Biochemistry with a CGPA of 3.50 and above.
  • University of Jos University of Jos, Jos  
    Entry Requirements:
    For M.Sc. Biochemistry, candidates must possess with Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and/or Molecular Biology with a minimum of second class lower division from a recognized University. The selection process is based on the quality of the academic transcript of the first degree. There maybe an interview. Candidates with MBBS degree and FIMLT Clinical Biochemistry with at least two years post qualification experience may also be considered. However, such candidates must take a concessional written entrance examination and subsequent interviews.

    All candidates must demonstrate adequate intellectual capacity, maturity and effective decision making and problem solving potentials
  • Bells University of Technology Bells University of Technology, Ota  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements for matriculation into first degree programmes of the University i.e. Five (5) Credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language and Mathematics.

    -Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from Bells University of Technology, or any other approved University, with a minimum of Second Class lower division in relevant fields.

    -Candidates with a Third class degree or HND plus University PGD in relevant subject may also be considered for admission.
  • Kwara State University Kwara State University, Malete  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Graduates of Kwara State University or other recognised universities who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division.
    -Candidates with Second Class Lower Division may, however, be considered for admission. Such candidates may be subjected to qualifying examination.
    In addition to above, a candidate must satisfy the university’s requirements for matriculation.
  • Achievers University Achievers University, Owo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Candidates must have a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division degree of Achievers University, Owo or any other recognized university in the proposed programme of study. Candidates with a 3rd Class Bachelor’s degree or HND (minimum of Lower Credit) must have, in addition, a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 maximum CGPA to qualify for admission.
  • Afe Babalola University Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Five Credit Passes including English, Mathematics and three others relevant subjects at 'O' Level.
    -A minimum of Second-Class Lower Division in a relevant discipline of universities approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
    -University Degree in Third Class or HND plus a university PGD with Credit Level Pass.
  • Elizade University Elizade University, Ilara Mokin  
    Course entry requirements:
    -An applicant shall normally possess not lower than Second Class (Lower Division) Honours Degree of Elizade University or any other approved institution.

    Course duration: A minimum of three (3) Semesters and a maximum of Six (6) Semesters.

    Mode of study: Full time
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Candidate must be a graduate of the University of Nigeria or of other recognized Universities who have obtained the approved degree of bachelor with a least a second class honours (lower division) with GPA not less than 2.50 on a 5-point scale or its equivalent.

  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Admission is open to holders of Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry of Babcock University or other approved universities with at least a second class lower. Candidates may be required to undergo a selection process, as approved by the College of Postgraduate Studies (CPGS).
  • Edo State University Edo State University, Uzairue  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A Minimum of Second Class Honors (Lower Division) degree from a recognized University.

    -Candidates with relevant Postgraduate Diploma at credit level

    -Any relevant professional qualification adjudged to be equivalent to the above
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji Arakeji  
    Specialisation in
    a.Lipid Biochemistry

    b.Food and Nutrition Biochemistry

    c.Clinical/Medical Biochemistry

    d.Environmental Biochemistry
  • Bingham University Bingham University, Karu  
    Duration: 12 - 18 Months

    Study Options: Full Time

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