Prospective candidates are to note that application for Community Health Science, Environmental Health Science and Health Information Management System has ended for the 2021/2022 Academic Session. Thank you
WELCOME TO THE UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PORTAL
UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, ONDO

ADMISSION INTO SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES FOR UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC SESSION

The University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED), Ondo City, Ondo State is the first specialized Nigerian University of Medical Sciences established in 2014 with the mission to foster excellence in teaching, research and service delivery in all health science disciplines. Since its establishment, the University has created a niche for itself in being one of the few public universities with a stable uninterrupted academic calendar and exceptionally high quality of educational delivery. The University hereby invites all eligible candidates to apply for admission for the 2020/2021 Academic Session into the following special academic programmes for both undergraduate and postgraduate disciplines:

1. UNIMED FOUNDATION SCIENCE PROGRAMME (Duration: 9 Months)

This programme will be conducted by the Faculty of Science of the University to prepare students for advanced level examinations such as Joint University Preliminary Examination Board's examination.

Eligibility for UNIMED Foundation Science Programme

The programme is specifically for the following candidates with:

a. Five (5) credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in SSCE/NECO.

b. Ordinary National Diploma/National Certificate of Education.

2. ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES (Duration: One Year)

This programme is for candidates wishing to gain admission into 300 Level of relevant Professional Degree Programmes of the University.

This programme is for the following Courses:

i. Environmental Health Science

ii. Medical Laboratory Science

iii. Occupational Therapy iv. Science Laboratory Technology

Eligibility for Advanced Professional Certificate Programmes

Candidates must possess five (5) credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in SSCE/NECO.

The programme is specifically for the following:

a. Candidates with Ordinary National Diploma in relevant disciplines.

b. Candidates with Professional Certificates (Community, Environmental/Laboratory Assistants, CHEWs and Technicians etc.) in relevant fields.

c. Candidates with relevant Professional certificates (Technologists).

d. Candidates with Higher National Diploma in relevant disciplines.

3. B.Sc. CONVERSION PROGRAMMES (Duration: 6 Semesters)

The B.Sc. Conversion Programmes are to enable graduates gain admission into Degree Programmes of the University to improve their opportunities for employment and professional advancement. This programme will be in the following Courses:

i. Community Health Science

ii. Environmental Health Science

iii. Health Information Management System

iv. Biological Sciences (Microbiology, Animal & Environmental Biology, Plant Biology and Biotechnology)

v. Chemistry

vi. Physics

vii. Computer Science

viii. Science Laboratory Technology

Eligibility for B.Sc. Conversion Programme

Candidates must possess five (5) credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in SSCE/NECO.

a. Holders of Higher National Diploma in relevant discipline or

b. Holders of relevant professional certificates that are recognized as HND equivalent

In addition, the candidate MUST have NYSC Discharge Certificate or NYSC Exemption Certificate

4. (A) POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES (Duration: One Year)

i. Public Health

ii. Parasitology and Pathobiology

iii. Genetics and Forensic Biology

iv. Environmental Health, Safety and Management

v. Medical Laboratory Sciences

vi. Environmental Biotechnology

vii. Data Sciences and Health Informatics

viii. Biochemistry

ix. Chemistry

x. Microbiology

xi. Plant Biotechnology

xii. Physics

xiii. Health Statistics

Eligibility for Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

a. Holders of B.Sc. degrees of the University of Medical Sciences or any other University recognized by Senate.

b. Holders of Higher National Diploma in relevant disciplines.

c. Holders of relevant professional certificate that are recognized as HND equivalent

(B) PROFESSIONAL POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME (Duration: One Year)

Industrial and Environmental Management ( with options in Environmental Pollution Control and Management, Food and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Industrial and Environmental Health Safety, Petroleum Geosciences and Environmental Conservation).

NOTE: There will be provision for both physical and virtual/online learning.

Eligibility for Professional Postgraduate Diploma Programme

a. Holders of B.Sc. degrees of the University of Medical Sciences or any other University recognized by Senate.

b. Holders of Higher National Diploma in Environmental Health together with work experience in the field.

c. Holders of other relevant qualification and/or substantial work experience in the field of Environmental Impact Assessment or Pollution Control will also be considered.

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Discharge/Exemption Certificate are required for Postgraduate Diploma programmes. Such candidates must also advise their institutions to forward copies of their academic transcripts to the Registrar, University of Medical Sciences, Ondo City, Nigeria not later than 3 weeks after this advertisement.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Eligible candidates should log on to University website www.unimed.edu.ng . Then, take the following steps: i

i. Click on Admission;

ii. Click on Undergraduate and Postgraduate Diploma;

iii. Click on PAYMENT to make payment via online payment system usingVISA or MASTER Card. Note that VERVE Card is not allowed;

iv. After payment, Print Payment Receipt

v. Click on APPLICATION FORM with your Payment Transaction ID to complete the form.

For more details on payment and application, check the University's website (www.unimed.edu.ng ).

ON NO ACCOUNT SHOULD CANDIDATES MAKE PAYMENT TO ANY UNAUTHORISED ACCOUNT. PLEASE SEEK CLARIFICATION IN CASE OF DOUBT

DISCLAIMER

Kindly note that the University does NOT have individual/sales agents . For the avoidance of doubt, valid and authentic details about admissions into the programmes offered by UNIMED can be obtained only at the university's websitewww.unimed.edu.ng

Kindly note also, that valid payments for purchase of forms can only be done as described above and NOT into any individual's account. Anyone who deals with any individual and/or makes payment(s) into any individual's account does so at her/his own risk!

Please be guided!

(SIGNED)

Dr. Woleola J. Ekundayo
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