Requirements for Admission

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Admission into PAMO University of Medical Sciences will be open to candidates with the requisite qualifications and subject to written and/or oral examination as the University may determine. Admission into the University will be open to all irrespective of religion, ethnic group, gender, creed and disability. All applicants for admission into the PAMO University of Medical Sciences will have attained 16 years of age.

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

The admission requirements into the undergraduate programs of the PAMO University of Medical Sciences will be as follows:

 

  1. All admissions into the University will be through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB);
  2. For admission to 100 level (via UTME), candidates must obtain five (5) credits at SSCE (or equivalent) in relevant subjects at not more than 2 sittings including credit passes in English and mathematics; and attain acceptable points in UTME in relevant subjects;
  3. For admission by direct entry (200 level), candidates will, in addition to having five (5) O’Level credits, possess at least to (2) A’ Level or its equivalent for programmes other than MBBS where applicants must possess at least three (3) A’Level or its equivalent passes in relevant subjects, or possess a good first degree in a related field not below Second Class Lower;
  4. Those who meet the requirements for admission will be subjected to screening interview to be conducted by the University;
  5. The university will not accept transfer students until after at least the first two years of its existence.

 

Prospective students must, in addition to meeting the general admission requirements, also satisfy the faculty and department requirements detailed below:

FACULTY OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

Nursing Science

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry

Direct Entry

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

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Physiotherapy

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level passes to include Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Botany/Zoology

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Medical Laboratory Science

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level passes to include Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Botany/Zoology

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Human Nutrition and Dietetics

UTME

Five Credits passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level credit passes chosen from Chemistry, Biology and Physics

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry or Physics

Radiography and Radiation Sciences

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level credit passes chosen from Chemistry, Biology and Physics

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry or Physics

Dental Technology, Environmental Health Sciences, Prosthetics and Orthotics

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level credit passes chosen from Chemistry, Biology and Physics

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry or Physics

Optometry

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

Direct Entry

‘A’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Biology or Zoology and Physics. B.Sc., BNSc., etc. in relevant fields

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Chemistry, Physics and Biology

FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

Anatomy

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Zoology and Physics or Mathematics

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Human Nutrition and Dietetics

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level credit passes chosen from Chemistry, Biology and Physics

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Pharmacology

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level credit passes chosen from Chemistry, Biology and Physics

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Physiology

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level passes to include Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Botany/Zoology

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry or Physics

FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES

Medicine

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

Direct Entry

‘A’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Biology or Zoology and Physics. B.Sc., BNSc, etc. in relevant fields

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology

DURATION OF PROGRAMS

Undergraduate Programs

 

Undergraduate programs of the PAMO University of Medical Sciences will have different durations as provided for in the NUC Minimum Academic Standards. The durations will be:

  • A minimum of 8 semesters and a maximum of 12 semesters through UTME and a minimum of 6 semesters and a maximum of 10 semesters through Direct Entry for a four-year full-time degree program in the Faculties of Allied Health Sciences;
  • A minimum of 10 semesters and a maximum of 14 semesters through UTME and a minimum of 8 semesters and a maximum of 12 semesters through Direct Entry for a five-year full-time degree program in the Faculties of Allied Health Sciences and Pharmaceutical Sciences;
  • A minimum of 12 semesters and a maximum of 18 semesters through UTME and a minimum of 10 semesters and a maximum of 16 semesters through Direct Entry for a six year fill-time degree program in the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Clinical Sciences and Dentistry;
  • A student accepted on transfer will be obligated to spend at least two or three sessions in the University depending on the program of study before graduating;
  • Any period of authorized withdrawal will not be included in the normal duration of an academic program.

Admission for the 2018/2019 academic session is now open

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