Medicine and surgery is one of the most sought after course in tertiary institutions in the country mainly because of its job security. Public universities offering the course record thousands of applications yearly from prospective candidate looking to gain admission to study medicine.
With the limited number of slots available in the public universities to study medicine, some private universities in the country have created a medical school to offer prospective candidates looking to study medicine and surgery a less strenuous avenue to study their course of choice, only if they can meet the financial requirements, as well as the admission requirement just like in the public schools.
The admission requirements to meet before prospective candidates can apply for admission into any of the private universities in the country to study medicine and surgery includes the following underlisted.
Private Universities In Nigeria That Offers Medicine And Surgery Plus Requirements
O’Level Requirements For Medicine And Surgery
The first and foremost is that, as an applicant looking to gain admission into any of the schools must possess five credit O’Level admission requirements which must include English language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry in not more than 2 sittings and must not be 2 years apart,
Direct Entry Requirements:
Most of this schools accept Second Class Honour in relevant discipline from recognized Universities.
Relevant courses include: B.Sc Biological Sciences, B.Sc. Medical Sciences, Biochemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, Zoology, Biomedical sciences Medical, Paramedical, Biological, Chemical, Physical Sciences, Anatomy, Physiology, Medical Laboratory, Nursing Science, Chemistry, Biology.
Private universities in Nigeria that offer medicine and surgery include
- Afe Babalola University: Founded in 2009 by a Philanthropist, Afe Babalola. The university is known for its speedy academic calendar and stands as one of the few private universities in Nigeria that offers Medicine and Surgery as a course
- Babcock University: A privately owned Christian university by Seventh Day Adventist founded in 1959, their school fees is within the range of 345,000 – 350,000. It also boasts as one of the few private universities in Nigeria that offers Medicine and Surgery
- Igbinedion University, Okada: Nigeria’s first private University in Nigeria, was established in 1999 but was founded by Sir Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion CFR, a billionaire, philanthropist and a prominent Benin Chief, Edo state. One major feat achieved by the university is being the first Private University to produce medical doctors in Sub-Saharan Africa, doubt this? do your research.
Other Private universities in Nigeria offering Medicine and Surgery includes:
4, Bayero University, Kano.
- Bingham University
Gregory University, Uturu
This list (Private Universities In Nigeria That Offers Medicine And Surgery Plus Requirements) is not cast in stones, we will update you should there be any addition or otherwise as stipulated by NUC (Nigerian University Commission)