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Department of Basic Medical Sciences

Masters of Science in Physical Therapy

The MSc Physical Therapy curriculum is designed to achieve the following outcomes:

Bachelor of Basic Medical Sciences

Entry Requirements

  • 1.1 Applicants must normally have attained a minimum age of 18 years at the commencement of the academic year of entry to the MB BS programme. Initial entry to the MB BS programme constitutes entry to the B. Med. Sci. programme also.

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy is a health profession, concerned with health promotion, prevention of physical disabilities and the rehabilitation of persons disabled by pain, disease or injury. The profession of Physical Therapy utilizes physical therapeutic measures as opposed to medicine, surgery or radiation. The nature of the profession is to work with people and populations to maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout the life span. Duration of Training Three (3) academic years – full time. (six semesters)

Doctor of Pharmacy

The Doctor of Pharmacy program is designed to provide students with the requisite skills and competencies to enable them to provide effective pharmaceutical care. Graduates of this program will be able to practice in a variety of settings, including: Community Pharmacy, Hospital/Institutional Pharmacy, Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Care, Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing, Industrial Pharmacy, Academia, Compounding Pharmacy, Regulatory Affairs, and a myriad of other health care-related settings. The curriculum is designed to be completed in five years on a full-time basis.

MSc Programmes

The Department of Basic Medical Sciences is part of the Faculty of Medical Sciences. It consist of four disciplines: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Physiology. Outstanding researchers who have retired include Prof E A Kean (The mode of action of hypoglycin), Prof H Coore (Enzymology), and Prof M West (Anti-glaucoma drugs). Prof R Young (Human and Comparative Physiology), Prof H Reid (Clinical Haemorheology) and Prof H Asemota (Storage improvement of tropical tuber crops-yams).

M.Phil/Ph.D Courses Overview

The Department of Basic Medical Sciences is part of the Faculty of Medical Sciences. It consist of four disciplines: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Physiology. Outstanding researchers who have retired include Prof E A Kean (The mode of action of hypoglycin), Prof H Coore (Enzymology), and Prof M West (Anti-glaucoma drugs). Prof R Young (Human and Comparative Physiology), Prof H Reid (Clinical Haemorheology) and Prof H Asemota (Storage improvement of tropical tuber crops-yams).

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