PUMS Approved Courses & Admission Requirements for Undergraduates

PUMS Approved Courses & Admission Requirements for Undergradutes

PUMS, Portharcourt Full List of Accredited and Approved Degree Courses [UTME] and General Admission Requirements | List of Accredited Programmes Offered at The PAMO University of Medical Sciences, (PUMS) Portharcourt

The National University Commission (NUC)‎ has considered and approved the establishment of the full time mode for the take off of 26 programmes in the main campus of the PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Portharcourt.

PAMO University of Medical Sciences is a Private University.

The University is committed to quality and excellence in Medical Education, Research and Health Sciences.

The approved courses and admission requirements has been published below:

PUMS, Portharcourt Available Faculties and Departments

The Faculty of  Clinical Sciences

  • Anaesthesiolog
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Community Medicine
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Epidemology and Medical Statistics
  • Family Medicine
  • Haematology
  • Histopathology
  • Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics& Gynaecology
  • Ophtamology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Paediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Surgery

The Faculty of  Basic Medical Sciences

  • Anatomy
  • Forensic science
  • Human nutrition and dietetics
  • Medical biochemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology

Allied Health Sciences

  • Medical laboratory science
  • Nursing science
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography & Radiation Sciences (B.Sc.)
  • Optometry (O.D.)
  • Dental Technology (B.Sc. Dental Technology)
  • Environmental Health Science (B.Sc. Environmental Health Science)
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics (B.Sc. Prosthetics and Orthotics)

Basic Science Unit

This unit will offer basic Science course in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics to students of all faculties as requires by the BMAS of all academic programmes.

General & Entrepreneurial Studies Unit

The general studies courses which will be compulsory for all undergraduate students are intended to help students develop and improve their communicative skills, imbibe self-reliance and independence through the acquisition of entrepreneurial skills, appreciate society in its cultural, social and religious diversity and appreciate the principles and basic tenets of science.

The general studies courses to be mounted by the PAMO University of Medical Sciences will be those stipulated by the NUC Minimum Academic Standards and these are:
GST 111: Communication in English (2 Units)

GST 113: Nigerian Peoples and Culture (2 Units)

GST 121: Use of Library, study skills and Information Communication
Technology (ICT) (2 Units)

GST 122: Communication in French (2 Units) OR GST 123: Communication in Arabic (2 Units)

GST 211: Communication in English II (2 Units)

GST 212: Logic Philosophy and Human Existence (2 Units)

GST 22I: History and Philosophy of Science (2 Units)

GST 222: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution (2 Units)

GST 223: Introduction to Entrepreneurial Skills (2 Units)

GST 311:     Introduction to Entrepreneurship Studies (2 Units)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission into PAMO University of Medical Sciences will be open to candidates with the requisite qualifications and subject to written and/or oral examination as the University may determine. Admission into the University will be open to all irrespective of religion, ethnic group, gender, creed and disability. All applicants for admission into the PAMO University of Medical Sciences will have attained 16 years of age.

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

The admission requirements into the undergraduate programs of the PAMO University of Medical Sciences will be as follows:

  1. All admissions into the University will be through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB);
  2. For admission to 100 level (via UTME), candidates must obtain five (5) credits at SSCE (or equivalent) in relevant subjects at not more than 2 sittings including credit passes in English and mathematics; and attain acceptable points in UTME in relevant subjects;
  3. For admission by direct entry (200 level), candidates will, in addition to having five (5) O’Level credits, possess at least to (2) A’ Level or its equivalent for programmes other than MBBS where applicants must possess at least three (3) A’Level or its equivalent passes in relevant subjects, or possess a good first degree in a related field not below Second Class Lower;
  4. Those who meet the requirements for admission will be subjected to screening interview to be conducted by the University;
  5. The university will not accept transfer students until after at least the first two years of its existence.

Prospective students must, in addition to meeting the general admission requirements, also satisfy the faculty and department requirements detailed below:

FACULTY OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

Nursing Science

UTME
Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry

Direct Entry
Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Remarks
UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Physiotherapy
UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level passes to include Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Botany/Zoology
Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Medical Laboratory Science
UTME
Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level passes to include Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Botany/Zoology
Remarks
UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Human Nutrition and Dietetics

UTME

Five Credits passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level credit passes chosen from Chemistry, Biology and Physics

Remarks
UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry or Physics

Radiography and Radiation Sciences

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level credit passes chosen from Chemistry, Biology and Physics

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry or Physics

Dental Technology, Environmental Health Sciences, Prosthetics and Orthotics

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level credit passes chosen from Chemistry, Biology and Physics

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry or Physics

Optometry

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics 

Direct Entry

‘A’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Biology or Zoology and Physics. B.Sc., BNSc., etc. in relevant fields

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Chemistry, Physics and Biology

FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

Anatomy

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Zoology and Physics or Mathematics

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Human Nutrition and Dietetics

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level credit passes chosen from Chemistry, Biology and Physics

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Pharmacology

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level credit passes chosen from Chemistry, Biology and Physics

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Physiology

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Direct Entry

Two ‘A’ level passes to include Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Botany/Zoology

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry or Physics

FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES

Medicine

UTME

Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

Direct Entry

‘A’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Biology or Zoology and Physics. B.Sc., BNSc, etc. in relevant fields

Remarks

UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology

DURATION OF PROGRAMS

Undergraduate Programs


Undergraduate programs of the PAMO University of Medical Sciences will have different durations as provided for in the NUC Minimum Academic Standards. The durations will be:
  • A minimum of 8 semesters and a maximum of 12 semesters through UTME and a minimum of 6 semesters and a maximum of 10 semesters through Direct Entry for a four-year full-time degree program in the Faculties of Allied Health Sciences;
  • A minimum of 10 semesters and a maximum of 14 semesters through UTME and a minimum of 8 semesters and a maximum of 12 semesters through Direct Entry for a five-year full-time degree program in the Faculties of Allied Health Sciences and Pharmaceutical Sciences;
  • A minimum of 12 semesters and a maximum of 18 semesters through UTME and a minimum of 10 semesters and a maximum of 16 semesters through Direct Entry for a six year fill-time degree program in the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Clinical Sciences and Dentistry;
  • A student accepted on transfer will be obligated to spend at least two or three sessions in the University depending on the program of study before graduating;
  • Any period of authorized withdrawal will not be included in the normal duration of an academic program.

For PUMS’s Application Forms, Academic Calendar, School Fees and other relevant information will be made available to prospective students, their parents/guardians and other stakeholders via the links on this website. 
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