Admission Requirement

The following categories of applicants qualify for admission into:

FIVE YEARS PROGRAMME:

By UME (JAMB)

Candidates seeking admission to the five-year programme by UME are required to possess credit in English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Biology in the West African School Certificate or its equivalent, in addition to the minimum University requirement prior to admission.

FOUR YEARS PROGRAMME: 

By Direct Entry (JAMB)

Direct entry students seeking admission to the four-year programme must have a pass in Chemistry and Physics plus Biology or Botany or Zoology at the Higher School Certificate (Principal Level) with credit in English Language and Mathematics in the West African School Certificate or its equivalent. The passes at the Advanced level should have been obtained at not more than two sittings. The Faculty also admits degree holders from related disciplines as stipulated in each year’s Direct Entry prospective, provided they have also the requisite University Matriculation Examination requirements.

 

Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm.)

Pharmacy graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized universities, who have obtained an approved Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy with at least second class honours or its equivalent. Holders of B. Pharm certificates shall receive M. Pharm. in Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotechnology disciplines.

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Graduates of University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities who have obtained an approved Bachelor’s degree in related disciplines such Medicine, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Biochemistry and Microbiology, with at least a second class honours or its equivalent.

Doctor of Philosophy      

  • Graduates of the University of Nigeria with Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm.) or Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree, or of other recognized Universities who have obtained equivalent degrees, all with at least a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 on a 5 point scale (60 % in a percentage weighting) in relevant areas from recognised universities.
  • Candidates who are deficient in any of the relevant core courses shall be required to register and pass such courses before proceeding with the Ph.D research.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Candidates normally have career prospects in various branches of the Pharmacy profession, namely, Hospital, Wholesale and Retail Pharmacy Practice, Pharmaceutical Industry, Teaching and Government Service and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).

Departments in the Faculty

Each of the six Departments is headed by a Head of Department. The Faculty is headed by a Dean, who, as the Chief Executive of the Faculty, co-ordinates all academic activities at the Faculty level and administers both the academic and administrative staff. Similar functions are performed by the Heads at Departmental level.