Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science(Medical Laboratory Science)
  • Major Subject: Medical Laboratory Science
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science

  • Ambrose Alli University Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma  
    Entry requirements:
    A student is admitted into the MBBS degree programme of the College of Medicine, Ambrose Alli University through either of the following routes:
    1.Six Year Programme Through University Matriculation Examination (U.M.E.)
    Candidates with a credit pass in at least five subjects at the GCE/SSCE/NECO or equivalent level at not more than two sittings. The subjects must include Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English Language. Only candidates with high scores in JAMB not below 50% are selectable.
    2.Five Year Programme Through Direct Entry (D.E.)
    Candidates must satisfy the U.M.E. requirements in addition to:
    Passes at the Advanced Level GCE or equivalent at not more than two sittings in Biology (or Zoology), Physics and Chemistry, or
    B.Sc. (Hons.) degree at the second class or higher level in the subjects of Biology, Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Medical Laboratory and related Sciences.
    3.Intra – and Inter-Unitersity transfer candidates who have the U.M.E. admission requirements as stated above. The level to which transfer is made depends on the qualification and must not have had a carry over.

    Other Programmes (B.M.L.S. AND B.SC. Physiology)
    5 year programme (BMLS) and 4 year programme (B.Sc. Physiology)
    As in A(i) above for the 6 year programme for the MBBS.
    4 year programme for BMLS and 3 year programme for B.Sc. Physiology (Direct Entry). As in A (ii) above for the 5 year programme for the MBBS. However, a degree in any Biological Sciences or related discipline or any other qualifications which is considered to be equivalent to the above qualification may be accepted.
    As in A (iii) above for the MBBS Inter/Intra University transfers, except that such candidates could have had a carry over but the CGPA must not be less than 1.
    All transfers are subject to availability of vacancy.
    Screening tests may be administered to candidates to determine whether or not they possess the capabilities for the qualification/JAMB score claimed.
  • Madonna University Madonna University, Okija  
    Admission requirements:
    Candidates are admitted into the department of Medical Laboratory Science for Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science degree and for the Professional examination either through the entrance mode for five year programme or by direct entry mode for four (4) year programme.

    Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

    In addition to the University minimum entry requirements, the entrance candidates are required to have credit level passes in English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics in the West African School Certificate Examination or in the Senior Secondary School final examination or in the General certificate of education ordinary level examination. Credit level passes in the five papers in the National Certificate of Examination (NECO) are also acceptable. Credit level passes in any of the examinations shall not be in more than two sittings.

    Direct Entry

    In addition to satisfying the above requirements candidates for direct entry admission must hold the General certificate in Education Advanced level certificate or the Principal level passes Certificate in the Higher School Certificate Examination in Chemistry, Physics or Biology or Zoology. Holders of University degree from recognized universities or the Higher National Diploma Certificate in Biochemistry, Microbiology or in any other related courses can also apply for direct entry admission. Holders of Medical Laboratory Technician Certificate with relevant O level papers or the National diploma in Science Laboratory with relevant ‘O’ level papers may also be accepted for direct admission.
  • Afe Babalola University Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Current Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) Result
    -Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at one sitting to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English, and any other 2 Social Sciences or Arts Subjects are required for admission into College of Law.
    -Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at one sitting to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology are required for admission into the MBBS Programme.
    -Other Programmes: Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics and three (3) other subjects relevant to course of study.
    -Results of PAST Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examinations (UTME) are not allowed.
    -Candidates awaiting SSCE results or its equivalent can also apply for admission provided they qualify when results are available.

    Course duration: 5 years
  • University of Maiduguri University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri  
    Admission Requirements:
    There are three modes of admission into the MBBS programme, namely: JAMB Direct Entry (DE), JAMB Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and placement through successful completion of the one-year Remedial Science programme of the University.

    Candidates wishing to study MBBS must have obtained a minimum UTME score of 200 with at least five (5) O’level credits at not more than two (2) sittings. The credits must be in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, English Language, Mathematics and Physics.
    A grade point score of 4.0 and above in the Remedial Science Programme of the University of Maiduguri, with minimum UTME and O’level requirements as in (i) above.
    Candidates with an average of 3.0 “A” level passes at minimum of C in Biology, Chemistry and Physics plus five (5) O/level credits (as in i above) are admitted through the JAMB DE. Also candidates with first class or second class upper degree in relevant courses (Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry).
  • Imo State University Imo State University, Owerri  
    Admission Requirements


    Candidates seeking admission into B.MLS degree through this mode of admission shall posses a senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) or its equivalent with credit I physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English language at ONE sitting with a relevant pass in the University Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

    Direct Entry:

    Candidates for direct admission, in addition to satisfying the minimum entry requirements through JAMB, shall posses any of the following:
    I.B.SC Degrees or higher National Diploma (HND) in Bio- chemistry, Microbiology or other related courses.
    II.A pass in General Certificate of Education at advanced level in physics, chemistry and Biology ( or zoology) with a minimum of five (5) credits as in UME mode of admission.
  • McPherson University McPherson University, Seriki Sotayo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Five credit level passes in subjects including Biology, Chemistry, English Language, Physics and Mathematics at the SSCE, NECO, GCE or their equivalent at not more than two sittings.

    -English, Physics, Biology, Chemistry

    i.) Possess GCEA/IJMB with a minimum of two science subjects relevant to the intended programme
    ii.) OND with minimum of lower credit in relevant field.
    This is in addition to fulfilling the requirement of a minimum of credit level passes in five relevant subjects at O’level as indicated above.
  • PAMO University of Medical Sciences PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Port-Harcourt  
    Admission criteria
    -Applicants must possess five (5) credits passed at SSCE (or equivalent) in relevant subjects (Physics, Chemistry,Biology, English Language and Mathematics), at not more than two (2) sittings and must have scored 170 or above in the 2019/2020 UTME in relevant subjects.

    Admission by Direct Entry (200 Level)
    -Candidates will in addition to having five (5) O’ Level credits, MUST possess at least two (2) A’ Level or its equivalent, passes in relevant subjects or possess a good first degree in a related field not below Second Class Lower as the case may be.
  • Lead City University Lead City University, Ibadan  
    Admission Requirements (JAMB/Direct Entry):
    The minimum entry requirement for admission into Lead Ciity University is GCE O/L, SSCE/NABTEB/ NECO or equivalent credit level pass in five(5) subjects, including English Language, and Mathematics, obtained at not more than two sittings. Those with additional (Direct Entry) qualification such as University Diploma, NCE, IJMB, OND, GCE 'A' Level or equivalent professional qualification etc are to proceed from part II. However, candidates awaiting result may apply provided evidence of results would be available before resumption.
  • Arthur Jarvis University Arthur Jarvis University, Calabar  
    Course entry requirements:
    1. Applicants for Medical Laboratory must write UTME and attain an acceptable score (National JAMB Minimum Cutoff) in the use of English, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics or Biology .

    2. For a candidate who has attained the benchmark standard in the UTME to be registered for B.Sc Medical Laboratory Science in the University, he/she must have a minimum of Credit pass in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • University of Lagos University of Lagos, Lagos  
    Admission requirements:
    Direct Entry :
    JUPEB/’A’ level passes in Physics, Chemistry
    b) B.Sc degree first Class/Second class upper
    in medically related programmes.

    Five O/Level credit passes in English
    Language, Mathematics, Biology,
    Chemistry and Physics
  • Cherish Enterprise Institute Cherish Enterprise Institute, Batsari  
    Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science

    Course entry requirements
    -5 credits with English and Maths at SSCE and JAMB

    Course duration: 3-4 years
  • Bayelsa Medical University Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa  
    Course entry requirements
    -Five O level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

    Course duration: 5 years
  • Niger Delta University Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island  
    Admission requirements:
    English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

    English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics
  • Baze University Baze University, Abuja  
    Course duration: 4 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
    Duration: Four(4) Years

  • Rivers State University Rivers State University, Port Harcourt  
    Course duration: 5 years
  • Veritas University Veritas University, Bwari  
  • Tansian University Tansian University, Umunya  
  • Chrisland University Chrisland University, Abeokuta  
  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  
  • Novena University Novena University, Ogume  
  • Awgu Institute of Administration and Technology Awgu Institute of Administration and Technology, Enugu  
  • Al-Hikmah University Al-Hikmah University, Adewole  
  • Abia State University Abia State University, Uturu  
  • Bauchi State University Bauchi State University, Gadau  
  • University of Uyo University of Uyo, Uyo  
  • University of Jos University of Jos, Jos  
  • University of Benin University of Benin, Benin City  
  • Evangel University Evangel University, Akaeze  
  • Bayero University Bayero University, Kano  
  • Al Hikmah University	 Al Hikmah University , Ilorin  
  • Achievers University Achievers University, Owo  

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