Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry(Biochemistry)
  • Major Subject: Biochemistry
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso  
    Admission requirements:
    Admission to 100 level is on the basis of performance in the University Matriculation Examination (U.M.E.) conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) or good performances in the Pre-Degree Science Programme final examination.
    In addition, candidate must have at least five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology at the S.S.C.E/G.C.E O'Level or its equivalent in order to qualify for admission into any of the faculties. For this purpose, a combination of credit passes at ”0” Level in five science subjects and at not more than two sittings is acceptable.
    Candidates are also required to fulfill such faculty and department entry requirements as may be prescribed from time to time.

    Admission by Direct Entry
    Admission to 200 level by Direct Entry is based on the performance at the G.C.E. ”A” Level Examination or its equivalent. Applicants with any of the following qualifications may be considered for admission by Direct Entry, provided all the five subjects at '0' Level are obtained at not more than two sittings;
    ND with upper credit/HND/N.C.E. at credit level in relevant subjects (plus U.M.E. requirements) may be considered for admission into the 200 Level.
    Penalty for Gaining Admission with Falsified Credentials/Certificates
    Candidates admitted to the University are seriously warned in their own interest, not to present false credentials/certificates to the University for their admission. The laws that established LAUTECH empowers the Senate to deprive any person of any degree, diploma or other award of the University which has been conferred upon him/her if, after due enquiry, it is discovered that the candidate has fraudulently gained admission into the University or obtained that award.
  • Madonna University Madonna University, Okija  
    Admission requirements:
    (i) UME Entry Requirements: Students applying for the four years programme for the award of Bachelor of sciences of Madonna University must satisfy the minimum University Matriculation Requirements. Such students must have at least five credit (5) passes in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and English language in the West African School Certificate or its equivalent (GCE, SSCE, NECO), in not more than two sittings.

    (ii) Direct Entry Requirements: In addition to requirements in the above, candidates who possess any of the following qualifications can be considered for admission.

    a.At least two advanced Level passes in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) or the Higher School Certificate (HSC) or any of their recognized equivalents at not more than two sittings. The subjects should include any two of Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

    b.Diploma from other recognized Universities with at least an Upper credit level pass in any of the following:

    Food And Brewing Science (DFBS)

    Analytical And Industrial Chemistry (DAIC)

    Science Laboratory Technology (DSLT)

    c.Ordinary National Diploma (OND) with at least an Upper credit level pass in the areas listed above

    d.Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least an Upper credit level pass in Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) or Food Technology from recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology.
  • Glorious Vision University Glorious Vision University, Ogwa  
    Admission requirements:
    For admission into 100 level, candidates must possess credit level passes in five subjects at the SSCE/GCE O'Level/NECO/NABTEB or equivalent, obtained in not more than two sittings. The subjects passed must include English Language and Mathematics for the Sciences & Management Sciences programmes and English Language for the Humanities Programmes Candidates awaiting SSCE/GCE O'Level/NECO/NABTEB results may also apply provided the result would be available at the time of Matriculation.

    (B) Direct Entry into 200-Level:
    Candidates for admission into 200-level must have, in addition to requirement for admission into 100-level, passed G.C.E(A/L) in 2 relevant subjects or passed NCE, OND, HND or equivalent at not less than lower credit level.

    (C) JAMB REQUIREMENTS
    100 Level Candidates are required to sit for the 2017/2018 UTME of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and attain the prescribed cut-off marks. This is a statutory requirement for admission into Samuel Adegboyega University. Applicants are to ensure that their UTME subject combinations qualify them for their chosen programmes. Direct Entry candidates must obtain the JAMB Direct Entry Forms. Candidates, who did not choose Samuel Adegboyega University initially in their 2017 UTME but are interested, are also eligible to apply for admission and participate in the admission screening exercise of the University.
  • Precious Cornerstone University Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) UTME (JAMB): Candidates applying for admission into the University through JAMB UTME must have a minimum score of 140, with subjects English, Chemistry, Mathematics and any of Physics Geography, Agricultural Science or Biology. Post-UTME screening will be conducted for interested all interested candidates to ensure that only the best students are admitted as well as to maintain high educational standards.

    (ii) O’Levels: The candidate must have not less than five credit passes (at one sitting) or six credit passes (at two sittings ) in Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) or General Certificate Examination Ordinary Level (GCE, ‘O’ Level) organised by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or the National Examination Council (NECO), including English and Mathematics. Five Credit passes in English, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Biology for all categories of students seeking admission is mandatory.

    (iii) Direct Entry: As from the second phase of development, General Certificate Examination Advanced Level (GCE A’ Level) holders with a minimum of 9 points plus ‘O’ Level English and Mathematics, OND with a minimum of credit pass; or graduates of recognised related programmes may be considered for a direct entry. Candidates need Two ‘A’ Level passes Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology in that order.
  • Obong University Obong University, Obong Ntak  
    Admission requirements:
    In addition to requirements in the above, candidates who possess any of the following qualifications may be considered for admission:

    At least two advanced level passes in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) or the Higher School Certificate (HSC) or any of their recognised equivalents at not more than two sittings. The subjects should include any two of physics, chemistry and biology.
    Diploma (OND/HND) from other recognised Universities with at least an Upper Credit Level Pass in any of the following:
    Food and brewing Science
    Pure, applied, analytical and industrial chemistry
    Science laboratory technology

    In addition to the general entry qualification as stated in the University Students’ Handbook, admission into 100 level for the Biochemistry Programme is through the University Matriculation Examination (UME), Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). In addition, student for the programme must possess, at least five (5) credit passes at SSCE or its equivalent in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

    In addition to the above admission requirements, candidates are also required to pass an internal (Post UME) screening/interview to be conducted by the University.
  • Benson Idahosa University Benson Idahosa University, Benin City  
    Course outline:
    First semester
    BOT 111 Introduction to Botany
    ZOO 111 Introductory Zoology
    CHM 111 General Chemistry I (Physical & Inorganic)
    PHY 111 General Physics
    CHM 113 Practical Chemistry
    PHY 113 General Physics Laboratory
    MTH 111 Elementary Mathematics I (Algebra & Trigonometry)
    IDS 111 Rudiments of Christian Faith
    GST 111 Communication in English
    GST 112 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence
    GST 113 Nigerian Peoples and Culture
    FRN 111 Communication in French

    Second semester
    BOT 121 Plant Form and Function
    ZOO 121 Introductory Zoology II
    CHM 121 General Chemistry II (Organic)
    CHM 123 Practical Chemistry II
    PHY 121 General Physics II
    PHY 123 General Physics Laboratory II
    MTH 122 Elementary Mathematics II (Calculus)
    GST 121 Use of Library Study skills and Information Technology (ICT)
    GST 122 Communication in English II
    GST 124 History and Philosophy of Science
    IDS 121 Life & Times of Archbishop Benson Idahosa
    FRN 121 Communication in French II


  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  
    Admission Requirement

    For admission into the degree programme candidates should have obtained credits in the following five subjects Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and English Language GCE O’Level, NECO or WaEC (in not more than two sittings)

    Admission into the 100 level of the degree programme will normally be through University Matriculation Examination (UME) of the Joint admission Matriculation Examination.

    Candidates for the direct entry admission must have obtained minimum of credit passes at the National Diploma in related courses, or must have obtained GCE – a Level or IJMB passes of which two of the passes must include Chemistry and Biology, in addition to O’Level credits passes in Mathematics, Physics and English language.

    Students of the Preliminary Studies Programme (Science) of the Nasarawa State University, who satisfactorily pass the end of session examinations in that programme, may be considered for admission into the four year degree programme.
  • Adekunle Ajasin University Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko  
    Admission criteria:
    (i)Applicants must have Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in not more than two sittings. Any candidate who has satisfied the Adekunle Ajasin University pre-degree science programme is also eligible for admission.

    (ii) Direct entry students should in addition to satisfying the University requirements as stated in (i) above have principal passes at HSC/GCE ‘A’ level in three of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. Candidates with diploma certificates or its equivalent, who passed at UPPER CREDIT level, are also qualified for admission.Direct entry students should in addition to satisfying the University requirements as stated in (i) above have principal passes at HSC/GCE ‘A’ level in three of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. Candidates with diploma certificates or its equivalent, who passed at UPPER CREDIT level, are also qualified for admission.
  • Edwin Clark University Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Candidates must have participated in the 2020/2021 UTME and have met JAMB’s minimum requirements.
    -Must have obtained a minimum of five (5) credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in WAEC (SSCE)/NECO (SSCE)/GCE O’LEVEL or its equivalent.
    -The required credit passes must include English language and other subjects relevant to the proposed course of study.


    -Direct entry admission is available into 200 level in all programmes.
    -Candidate for direct entry are required to obtained JAMB direct entry forms and possess any of the following qualifications.


    -JUPEB/GCE Advanced level passes in relevant subjects
    -OND/NCE with minimum grade of upper credit/credit respectively
    -All direct entry candidates, in addition to the above, must satisfy the O’ level requirements.
  • Imo State University Imo State University, Owerri  
    Admission Requirements

    UTME:

    Candidates are expected to poses the Senior Secondary Certificate (SSC) or its equivalent with credit passes in at least five (5) subjects, which are Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and English Language. The five credits must not be in more than two sittings. In addition to O/L requirements, candidates must pass the UTME of the year of admission and PUTME of the university obtaining at least a stipulated cut off score in each of the exams.

    Direct Entry:

    Candidates are required to obtain passes in the General Certificate of Education (‘A’ Level) or its equivalent in Chemistry and Biology or Botany Zoology and Physics or Mathematics including the O/L requirements.
  • Michael Okpara Federal University of Agriculture Michael Okpara Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike  
    Admission Requirements:
    The Degree programme lays emphasis on such locally important topics as;

    Biochemical Reasoning
    Nutritional aspects of Biochemistry
    Industrial Biochemistry
    Pharmacological Biochemistry
    Clinical Biochemistry
    Toxicology
    Genetics
    Medicinal plant
    Food Biochemistry
    Biochemical aspects of the use of Agrochemicals
    Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology.
    The final year projects are designed to address local problems from a Biochemical perspective
    And the curriculum of the Department has been planned to respond to the needs of industries without dramatic changes in course contents.
  • Oduduwa University Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu  
    Admission Requirements:
    The minimum entry requirement for undergraduate programmes at Oduduwa University is credit level passes in 5 subjects at the O’Level examinations. The subjects must include English Language, Mathematics and one relevant subject obtained at not more than two sittings. There are other requirements peculiar to some certain colleges and departments.
    Prospective students must attain the UTME cut off mark.
    2 or 3 A' Level Credit Passes are required.

    OND, HND, NCE or other Certificates from a recognised institution are accepted for Direct Entry.

    Duration :UME 4 years
  • PAMO University of Medical Sciences PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Port-Harcourt  
    Course entry requirements
    -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
    -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.
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, Birnin Kebbi  
    Admission requirements:
    To be admitted into the 4 year B.Sc. Biochemistry programme, the candidate must possess credit passes in 5 WASCE/GCE/NECO Subjects in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

    Direct Entry
    To be admitted into 3years B.Sc. Biochemistry Programme, the candidate must possess: 'A' Level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics ND/HND in relevant fields such as Diploma in Nutrition/Nutrition and Dietetics, Science Laboratory Technology and Food Science and Technology with a minimum of Lower Credit plus 5 credits in WASCE/NECO/GCE.
  • 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.
  • Bells University of Technology Bells University of Technology, Ota  
    Admission criteria:
    (i) O’Level Requirements
    -Five (5) O’ Level Credits at one or two sittings which must include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

    (ii) Direct Entry
    -A’Level passes in Biology and Physics/Chemistry.

    -Candidates with a minimum of Lower Credit at the ND/HND in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Food Science and Technology and related discipline may be admitted.

    (iii) UTME Subjects
    -English Language, Chemistry, Biology and Physics/Mathematics

    Program duration: 4 years
  • University of Ilorin University of Ilorin, Ilorin  
    Admission requirements:

    Ordinary Level (O/L) Subject Requirements: Five ‘O’ level credits including English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology, at not more than two sittings. Students who successfully completed Remedial programme of the School of Preliminary Studies are also admitted into 100 level of the programme.
    UTME Subject combination: Biology, Chemistry and Physics
    iii Direct Entry: In addition to UTME requirements, at least two “A” Level passes or equivalent to include Biology and Chemistry.
  • Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina, Katsina  
    Admission requirements:
    UTME:
    Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics in not more than two sittings

    Direct Entry:
    Candidates with a minimum of 9 points in IJMB/ HSC/GCE A level/NCE, in Chemistry and Biology.

    Candidates with a minimum of Lower Credit pass in National Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics and Science Laboratory Technology from recognized institutions may also be admitted.

    All candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.
  • Legacy University Okija Legacy University Okija, Onitsha  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) Direct entry
    -Two ‘A’ level passes not below Grade C in Chemistry and Biology.

    -ND/HND in related field plus UTME requirement.

    UTME
    -Five credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Biology at not more than two sittings in GCE, SSCE or equivalent examinations.

    UTME subjects: English Language, Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics

    Direct Entry candidates must in addition meet the UTME ‘O’ Level requirements.
  • Osun State University Osun State University, Osogbo  
    Admission requirements:
    For admission into the first degree programme in Biochemistry, a candidate must have the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) or its equivalents with credit level passes in five (5) subjects: English Language, Mathematics to form the core subjects, with credit in any of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Agricultural Science and Geography at not more than two sittings. The candidate must also earn an acceptable score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
  • Novena University Novena University, Ogume  
    Admission requirements:
    Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English & Mathematics and any other 3 subjects preferably Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science in that order. Two A level passes in Mathematics and either Physics and /or Chemistry. NCE with credit passes in Mathematics and another Science subject plus 5 Credits at SSCE (or equivalent) UME subjects are English, Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Biology depending on the subject of specialization.
  • Arthur Jarvis University Arthur Jarvis University, Calabar  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants must write UTME and attain an acceptable score (National JAMB Minimum Cutoff) in the use of English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics .
    -For a candidate who has attained the benchmark standard in the UTME to be registered for B.Sc Chemistry or B.Sc Biochemistry in the University, he/she must have a minimum of Credit pass in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Michael and Cecilia Ibru University Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha Otor  
    Admission Requirements
    1. SSCE from WAEC, NECO, NABTEB and TCII with credit passes in (5) subjects including ENGLISH LANGUAGE and MATHEMATICS at not more than two (2) sittings. Two of the credits must be relevant to the course of study.

    2. All candidates who met the requirement into the Faculty of NATURAL & APPLIED SCIENCES and Faculty of MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL SCIENCES will be invited for an interview at the University.
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resources Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun  
    Admission requirements:
    Five credit passes including English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and any other one from Biology, Agricultural Science, Computer Studies, Cosmetology or Dying & Bleaching

    UTME:
    English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or Biology.

    Direct Entry:
    Two ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology.
  • McPherson University McPherson University, Seriki Sotayo  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) SSCE REQUIREMENTS
    -Five SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

    (ii) UTME SUBJECTS
    -English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.

    (iii) DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    -Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects particularly Biology and Chemistry.
  •  Fountain Unversity, Osun  
    Duration:4 years

    Admission requirements:
    5 O’ Level credit pass in relevant subjects.

    *UTME Admission programme:

    5 O’level credits pass in relevant subjects with good score in JAMB UTME.

    *Direct (D.E):

    A’Level result (Cambridge, IJMB, JUPEB, ND, NCE or its equivalent) with evidence of JAMB D/E Application.
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Ihiala  
    Entry requirements:
    1.Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, physics and Biology at not more than two sittings in the SSCE (WAEC/NECO or GCE) or equivalent qualification.

    2.Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Biology


    3.NCE/ND/HND in related fields plus UTME requirement
  • Federal University of Dutse Federal University of Dutse, Dutse  
    Admission requirements:
    Direct Entry:
    Two A’ level passes (Graded A-D in GCE A level, NCE, IJMB or OND) at the Advanced level in relevant subjects (Biology, Botany, Chemistry and Physics) with minimum 8 points.

    UTME:
    English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics in SSCE with minimum credit level in one or two sittings.
  • University of Lagos University of Lagos, Lagos  
    Admission requirements:
    Direct Entry:
    Very good passes in the following three (3)
    JUPEB/A-level subjects Biology, Chemistry and
    Physics.
    Candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.

    UTME:
    Five O/Level credit passes in
    English Language, Mathematics,
    Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
  • Veritas University Veritas University, Bwari  
    Admission requirements:
    UTME:
    Five credits at ordinary level SSCE or School Certificate (SC)\GCE, NECO/NABTEB which should include credit passes in the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, English Language obtained at not more than two sittings.

    Duration :4 years
  • University of Africa, Toru-Orua University of Africa, Toru-Orua, Sagbama  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Five Credits At SSCE (Or Its Equivalent) In English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry And Biology.

    Direct entry: Two A’ Level Passes In Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics And Biology.

    UTME Subjects Are: Biology, Chemistry, Physics Or Mathematics.
  • Obafemi Awolowo University Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife  
    Duration:4 years

    Admission requirements:
    'O' Level Requirements: Five 'O' Level credits which must include Five credits in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and either Physics or Biology.
  • Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa  
    Admission requirements:
    Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology
    Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology or Physics.
    National Diploma (ND) with distinction and credit passes in relevant subjects
  • Valley View Polytechnic Valley View Polytechnic, Ohafia  
    Eligibility:
    - Original certification of credit passes in five(5) requisite O/Level subjects at not more than two(2) sittings, and minimum total score of 110 at the JAMB examination (UTME) in the required UTME subjects.
  • Bayelsa Medical University Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa  
    Course entry requirements
    -Five O level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and one other Science subject

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

    NDU:
    English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
  • Plateau State University Plateau State University, Bokkos  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    Five SSCE credit passes (at not more than two sitting) in Mathematics, English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
  • Bingham University Bingham University, Karu  
    Duration: 4 Years

    Study Options: Full Time
  • Skyline University Nigeria Skyline University Nigeria, Kano  
    Duration: Four(4) Years
  • Paul University Paul University, Awka  
    Duration :4 years
  • Hezekiah University Hezekiah University, Umudi  
  • Tansian University Tansian University, Umunya  
  • Southwestern University Nigeria Southwestern University Nigeria, Okun-Owa  
  • Clifford University Clifford University, Ihie  
  • Augustine University Augustine University, Epe  
  • Anchor University Anchor University, Lagos  
  • Rivers State University Rivers State University, Port Harcourt  
  • Western Delta University Western Delta University, Oghara  
  • Ekiti State University Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti  
  • Redeemer's University Redeemer's University, Ede  




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