Department of Biochemistry

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR EACH PROGRAM

Jobs directly related to B. Sc. Biochemistry include:Academic researcher, Analytical chemist, Biomedical scientist, Biotechnologist, Clinical research associate, Clinical scientist(biochemistry), Forensic scientist, Medicinal chemist, Nanotechnologist, Pharmacologist, Physician associate, Research scientist (life sciences) and Scientific laboratory technician.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Undergraduates
  • Candidates for the B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Biochemistry may be admitted after passing the UTME and having obtained SSCE with five credits including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English and Mathematics.
  • Selection of candidates is done by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
  • Students with ‘A’ level certificate are considered through Direct Entry.
Postgraduates
M. Sc. Biochemistry

To be considered for admission into the M.Sc. course, the applicant must satisfy the following requirement:

  • A first degree in Biochemistry, any other Natural Sciences, or Human and Veterinary Medicine, or Pharmaceutical Sciences of Bingham University with at least a second class honours, or
  • An equivalent degree from another University recognized by Bingham University.
  • At least two favourable letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the applicant’s previous academic adviser.
Undergraduate
First Semester
S/N Code Name Unit
1. GST 111 COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH 2
2. BIO 101 GENERAL BIOLOGY I 2
3. BIO 100A EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY 1 1
4. CHM 101 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I 2
5. CHM 103 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I 2
6. CHM 197 EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY I 1
7. PHY 101 GENERAL PHYSICS I 2
8. PHY 107 GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I 1
9. MTH 101 ELEMENTARY MATHEMATIC I 2
10. MTH 103 ELEMENTARY MATHEMATIC III 2
11. GST 121 USE OF LIBRARY, STUDY SKILLS AND INFORMATION 2
12. CMP 103 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 2
13. BST 103 CHRISTIAN BELIEF I 2
14. GST 113 NIGERIA PEOPLE AND CULTURE 2
15. GST 125 CONTEMPORARY HEALTH ISSUES 2
Total Units 27
Second Semester
S/N Code Name Unit
1. GST 112 PHILOSOPHY/ LOGIC 2
2. BIO 102 GENERAL BIOLOGY II 2
3. BIO 100B EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY II 1
4. CHM 102 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2
5. CHM 198 EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY II 1
6. PHY 108 GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II 1
7. MTH 102 ELEMENTARY MATHEMATIC II 2
8. PHY 102 GENERAL PHYSICS II 2
9. BST 104 CHRISTIAN BELIEF 2
10. GST 112 COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH 2
11. GST 124 COMMUNICATION IN FRENCH 2
12. CISCO IT ESSENTIALS II 0
13. CMP 112 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE 2
Total 21
First Semester
S/N Code Name Unit
1. BCH 211 GENERAL BIOCHEMISTRY I 3
2. BCH 213 EXPERIMENTAL BIOCHEMISTRY (BCH) 1
3. BIO 211 INTRODUCTORY GENETICS 2
4. BIO 213 EXPERIMENTAL GENETICS AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY 1
5. CHM 201 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II 2
6. CHM 203 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II 2
7. CHM 205 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 2
8. MCB 231 BASIC TECHNIQUES IN MICROBIOLOGY 1
9. MCB 211 GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY I 2
10. BCH 215 BIOENERGETICS 1
11. CHM 297 EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY 1
12. BST 203 CHRISTIAN WORLD VIEW I 2
Total 19
Second Semester
S/N Code Name Unit
1. BCH 226 GENERAL BIOCHEMISTRY II 3
2. BCH 222 ENZYMOLOGY 2
3. BCH 228 MEMBRANE BOICHEMISTRY 2
4. BCH 224 EXPERIMENTAL BIOCHEMISTRY (BCH) 1
5. BCH 208 BIOINORGANIC CHEMISTRY 1
6. BIO 204 BIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUE 2
7. CHM 298 EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY 1
8. CHM 202 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2
9. BST 204 CHRISTIAN WORLD VIEW 0
10. GST 222 PEACE STUDY ANFD CONFLICT RESOLUTON 2
11. EPS 224 INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP STUDIES 2
12. STA 202 STATISTICS FOR BIOLOGIST 2
13. GST 224 LEADERSHIP SKILLS 2
Total 22
First Semester
S/N Code Name Unit
1. BCH 321 METABOLISM OF CARBOHYDRATE 2
2. BCH 313 METABOLISM OF LIPIDS 2
3. BCH 311 METABOLISM OF AMINO ACID AND PROTEIN 2
4. BCH 331 METABOLISM OF NUCLEIC ACID 2
5. EPS 311 ENTREPRENEUR SKILL 2
6. CHM 303 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY III 2
7. BCH 327 ANALYTICAL BIOCHEMISTRY 1
8. BCH329 EXPERIMENTAL BIOCHEMISTRY 1
9. BCH 335 BIOCHEMICAL GENETICS 2
10. BCH 317 PLANT BIOCHEMISTRY I 1
11. MCB301 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND MICROBIAL GENETICS 2
12. MCB306 MICROBIAL PHYSIOLOGY AND METABOLISM 2
13. BCH 337 TECHNIQUES IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 1
14. BCH 319 BIOSYNTHESIS OF MACROMOLECULE 1
Total 21
Second Semester
S/N Code Name Unit
1. BCH 320 SIWES 6
Total 6
First Semester
S/N Code Name Unit
1. BCH 433 PHARMACOLOGICAL BIOCHEMISTRY 2
2. BCH 415 INDUSTRIAL BIOCHEMISTRY 3
3. BCH 427 ADVANCE ENZYMOLOGY 2
4. BCH425 METABOLIC REGULATION 1
5. BCH 401 FOOD AND NUTRITION BIOCHEMISTRY 2
6. BCH 429 HORMONES 2
7. BCH 419 BLOOD BIOCHEMISTRY 2
8. BCH 403 BIOCHEMICAL REASONING/ RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 1
9. BCH 407 XENOBIOTICS 2
10. BCH431 BIOINFORMATICS 1
Electives
1. BCH 409 PLANTS BIOCHEMISTRY II 1
2. BCH 411 TISSUE BIOCHEMISTRY 1
3. PHS 411 ANIMAL HANDLING TECHNIQUE 1
Second Semester
S/N Code Name Unit
1. BCH 402 CLINICAL BOCHEMISTRY 2
2. BCH 422 BIOTECHNOLOGY AND GENETIC ENGINEERING 2
3. BCH 420 PROJECT 6
4. BCH 408 FORENSIC BIOCHEMISTRY 2
5. BCH 406 IMMUNOLOGY 2
6. BCH 426 COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY 2
7. BCH 428 ADVANCE BIOCHEMICAL METHOD 1
8. BCH432 CANCER BIOCHEMISTRY 1
Postgraduate
First Semester
S/N Code Name Unit
1. SCI 801 Management and Entrepreneurship 2
2. BCH 801 Advanced Metabolism & Control 2
3. BCH 803 Biostatistics 2
4. BCH 805 Research Techniques in Biochemistry 2
5. BCH 807 Molecular Biology & Biotechnology 2
6. BCH 815 Seminar 2
Electives
1. BCH 809 Biochemical Reasoning 1
2. BCH 811 Xenobiochemistry & Toxicology 2
3. BCH 813 Industrial Biochemistry 3
Second Semester
S/N Code Name Unit
1. SCI 802 ICT and Research Methodology 2
2. BCH 802 Advanced Enzymology 2
3. BCH 804 Nutritional Biochemistry 2
4. BCH 806 Medical Biochemistry 3
5. BCH 814 Research Project 6
Electives
1. BCH 808 Membrane Biochemistry 2
2. BCH 810 Immunochemistry 2
3. BCH 812 Bioinformatics 2