The Faculty of Clinical Sciences is one of the two initial Faculties that the College of Health Sciences started with.
It was established in the 2001/2002 academic year with the broad objective to award the core degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB, BS) to successful students.
It was established in preparation to receive the first batch of Medical students then undergoing their Basic Medical Science studies in the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The Faculty of Clinical Sciences has the following aims and objectives :
(1) To produce high calibre medical and dental graduates who shall be well equipped mentally and socially to practice medicine/dentistry(conscientiously) in our environment and anywhere in the world.
(2) To produce Medical doctors who shall work effectively in the health team and assume leadership roles when necessary.
(3) To be effective health advocates for the needs of the community.
(4) To be knowledgeable in health polices, health planning and management and global health issues.
(5) To be capable of conducting independent research.
(6) To be able to benefit from further specialist or medical scientific training in Nigeria or anywhere else in the world.
(7) To produce graduates and postgraduates in the various specialties and subspecialties of Clinical Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology and the related discipline of Dentistry.
The faculty offers
BACHELOR OF MEDICINE/BACHELOR OF SURGERY DEGREE:
The Faculty does not admit students directly but receives students already admitted by the College of Health Sciences to study Medicine, in their 300 level of medical training.
Such students had been admitted through a process comprising a highly competitive public examination[the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME)conducted by the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board(JAMB)] and a rigorous screening exercise of Aptitude Test conducted by the University.
Such candidates usually possess the West African School Certificate(WASC), General Certificate of Education(GCE O’level) or Senior School Certificate (SSSCE) with at least credit passes in five subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English and Mathematics at not more than two sittings.
Alternatively, they may have gained Direct Entry having passed the University’s Aptitude Test for Direct Entry Students.
The Faculty therefore receives its students from the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences after they have successfully completed the Basic Science courses in Anatomy, Biochemistry and Physiology for three semesters (Part I MB, BS popularly called 2nd MB).
On admission into the Clinical Faculty they are subjected to thorough screening of their credentials and undergo a Clinical Orientation for the initial two months to introduce them to Clinical Medicine.
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