Nigerian Universities Offering Dermatology

This is a compilation of the List of Universities Offering Dermatology in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
– The subject combinations needed to study Dermatology
– JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
– O’Level Subjects and Requirements
– and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Dermatology.

Nigerian Universities Offering Dermatology

  1. University of Nigeria, NSUKKA

WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Dermatology

The subjects needed to study Dermatology in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Dermatology must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Physics
  3. Mathematics
  4. Chemistry
  5. Biology
  6. A trade subject

So you want to study Dermatology Are you really sure It is not enough to base your decision on the subject combination. Can you stand beside a dead body or even have the boldness to pierce the body of a living being This is one of the most competitive and hardest courses in the university. Carryover in any course within Dermatology is an offence. One can be forgiven, two is a warning, three carryover course and you’re out (varies on university policy). If you desire to study Dermatology, have the mindset that you must go through a post graduate programme without which you may find it difficult to get a job. The General Philosophy of Dermatology is

  • To provide students with a broad and balanced foundation of sound scientific, professional platform for the production of medical doctors who would be capable of working anywhere in Nigeria and be acceptable by the international community;
  • To provide such training as would equip these future health personnels to render care at Primary Health Care (PHC) level;
  • To develop in students the ability to apply knowledge and skills to solving theoretical and practical issues and satisfy internationally recognized standards, and undertake postgraduate training towards specialization within and outside the country; and
  • To train medical doctors with sufficient management ability to play a leadership role in health care delivery and develop a range of transferable skills that are of value in Medical practice.

The curriculum of Dermatology aims at educating and training of competent medical doctors and other health personnel for the promotion of good health and eradication of diseases. It is also designed to promote the integration of modern scientific ideas in medicine and to develop research capability. In addition, the programme emphasizes the inter-relationships of various clinical disciplines and their synthesis into a unified code for the solution of problems.

Dermatology course curriculum normally spans six academic years and is divided into three stages. They are

  • The pre-medical stage which is essentially natural and pure science-based
  • The pre-clinical stage in which the basic medical science courses are taught
  • The clinical stage in which the courses focus on the nature of diseases with the systematic instructions in medicine

LIST OF COURSES AND NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES KNOWN FOR OFFERING THEM

Note: This list is based on people’s opinions.

1. LAW

2. MEDICINE AND MEDICAL SCIENCES

3. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

4. ENGLISH AND LITERARY STUDIES

5. POLITICAL SCIENCE

6. THEATRE AND MEDIA ARTS

7. MASS

COMMUNICATIONS

8. BUSINESS/MANAGEMENT BASED COURSES (BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, MARKETING, INSURANCE, ETC)

9. PHARMACY

10. VETERINARY MEDICINE

11. PURE & NATURAL SCIENCES (PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, ZOOLOGY, GEOLOGY, BOTANY, MATHEMATICS, COMPUTER SCIENCE, MICROBIOLOGY, BIOCHEMISTRY, ETC)

12. ARTS AND HUMANITIES (MUSIC, FINE ARTS, LINGUISTICS, AFRICAN & EUROPEAN LANGUAGES, RELIGIOUS STUDIES, PHILOSOPHY, ETC)

13. ARTS, SCIENCE, ADULT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AS WELL AS EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION, CURRICULUM STUDIES, ETC

14. AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

15. SOCIAL SCIENCES (ECONOMICS, SOCIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, GEOGRAPHY, TOURISM, ETC)

7 MOST CHALLENGING COURSES TO STUDY IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES

Note: This list is based on people’s opinions.

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