Bachelor of Science in Medical Education

Medical Education instructors play a vital role in enhancing health care, health Education, research and delivery of Medical Services in the country. There is an increasing need to training competent medical personnel to manage the ever increasing health challenges in the country. The idea behind Bachelor of Medical Education is to produce competent education specialist in health service delivery.

The Bachelor of Science in Medical Education (BSME) program covers the health education, bio-medical sciences and specialized areas in Health. The educational component will expose the trainees to the knowledge, functions and competencies of a professional trainer. The biomedical sciences and specialized courses will empower the graduate tutor to cover the scope and in depth of specific courses that she/he will be expected to teach upon graduation. The Bachelor of Medical Education program aims at enhancing the knowledge, skills and Competencies of tutors so as to enable them address the global and national Medical Education needs of various stakeholders.

Entry Requirements

Direct Entry:

Students entry through A’ level must have at least two principal passes in Biology and Chemistry at advanced level of education and at least five passes at ordinary level at different or at one sitting or its equivalent.

Diploma Entry:

A diploma from a recognized institution of higher learning with a credit in any of the following Health Professional disciplines;

  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Clinical Medicine and Community Health
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Clinical Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Physiotherapy
  • Clinical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Technology
  • Environmental Health
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Radiography
  • Public Health Dentistry