About the Department

Programmes Offered with Admission Requirements: (Full Time)
(1) Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Biochemistry
Admission Requirements:
(a) UME Entry Requirement for The UME entry requirements for the B. Sc. (Hons) degree in Biochemistry are five credits at ordinary level (Senior School Certificate Examination organized by WAEC, NECO or other recognized examination bodies) including Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English Language obtained at not more than two sittings.
(b) Direct Entry Requirements Candidates seeking admission into the Department by direct entry should possess, in addition to ordinary level requirements, one of the following:
i. General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level in at least two relevant subjects.
ii. B. Sc. Degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) obtained from a recognized institution in the following subject areas: Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology, Botany, Zoology, Food Science and Technology and Food Engineering.
(2) Master’s Degree (M.Sc) in Biochemistry
Admission Requirements:
An applicant for admission to the M.Sc. degree of the Department of Biochemistry shall satisfy the following requirements:
(a) Be a graduate of the University of Uyo, or any other university recognized by the Senate of the University of Uyo.
(b) Possess a good Second Class Honours degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry or related discipline. Also candidates who hold PGD with a minimum credit level pass in Biochemistry, Chemistry or related discipline may be considered with the approval of Senate.
(3) Doctorate Degree PhD in Biochemistry
Admission Requirements:
(a) To be admitted into the Ph.D Programme, a candidate should have successfully completed the M.Sc Programme and obtained a cumulative grade points average of at least a ‘B’. The candidate must be M.Sc. graduate of the University of Uyo or other institution recognized by Senate of the University of Uyo. Such M.Sc. degree must be in a relevant field.
(b) Candidates for admission to postgraduate degree programmes will in addition to other qualifications be required to take and pass an aptitude test.

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Vision Statement

To be a centre of academic excellence by utilizing the available human and technological resources for teaching, research, community service and sustainable development.

Mission Statement

To diligently pursue scholarship and deploy its output for human capacity development and economic growth in the society, with active participation in ICT.