Biochemistry

Biochemistry is one of the most significant sciences of contemporary times. This program is all about the study of the molecular basis of life and will get you acquainted with all aspects of current biochemistry. Our lecturers would offer you the practical knowledge and skills which would be required of you in the future to work in a scientific research environment, you would also gain several transferable skills to start up a career in numerous other fields, some of which may not even be science-related.

At Southwestern University, it is our priority to ensure that our students are skilled in all aspects of Biochemistry from the more theoretical parts and research practices up to recent technological advancements. Some interesting areas of research that students may explore before their graduation include the biochemistry of certain micro-organisms that are known to be locally significant in Nigeria, soil biochemistry etc.

The department and more importantly, the University is dedicated to the development of its scientists and academic staff and is committed to making sure that students are taught by some of the most competent brains in the nation.  Graduates of Biochemistry are grounded in the core subjects and skills of Biochemistry and are competent enough to add significant value to the country’s labour force and compete internationally when the need arises.

Job opportunities related to this field of study include chances to become an Analytical chemist, Biomedical scientist, Biotechnologist, Clinical research associate, Clinical scientist, and Forensic scientist.

The minimum entry requirement for admission into the Biochemistry program at Southwestern University are:

Credit level passes in 5 relevant subjects at (SSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB) O’ Level result or its equivalent, obtained at not more than two sittings and with JAMB/JUPEP/IJMB/OND/HND, Advance Level result.

UTME REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must sit for the current JAMB UTME exams and attain the National cut off mark as a statutory requirement for entry into a Nigerian University.