The course teaches students about the branch of science that explores the chemical processes within and related to living organisms. This knowledge is needed to know how living organisms react to different chemicals.
Undergraduates do a lot of Lab work and Tests with animals during the course of their study. Knowledge in chemistry and biology allows biochemists understand and solve biological problems. It is a Four year bachelor's degree program and graduates of this course could have career opportunities such as Biological Scientists, Medical Assistants etc.

To be Admitted into this course Aspirants are expected to take English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the annual UTME examination, They are also expected to have a 5 credit pass in WAEC/NECO with subjects including Mathematics, English Language,Physics, Chemistry and Biology. However we recommend that you View Jamb Brochure as Admission Requirements vary in different Universities.

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Biochemistry is available in the Following Nigerian Universities:

University of Calabar Igbinedion University
University of Ibadan University of Jos
ladoke Akintola University of Technology University of Uyo
Ambrose Alli University Adekunle Ajasin University
Abia State University Ahmadu Bello University
Afe Babalola University Achievers University
Ajayi Crowther University Al-Hikmah University
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Babcock University
Bauchi State University Bayero University
Bells University of Technology University of Benin
Bingham University Benson Idahosa University
Bowen University Caleb University
Caritas University Covenant University
Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Delta State University
Elizade University Enugu State University of Science and Technology
Evangel University Gregory University
Gombe State Univeristy Ekiti State University
Federal University, Lafia. Federal University,, Wukari.
Federal University,, Dutsin-Ma. Federal University,, Ndifu-Alike.
Federal University, Otuoke, Federal University, of Agriculture, Abeokuta
Federal University, of Technology, Akure Fountain Unveristy
Federal University, of Technology, Owerri Godfrey Okoye University
University of Ilorin Imo State University
Joseph Ayo Babalola University Kogi State University
Kano University of Science & Technology University of Lagos
Landmark University Lead City University
Madonna University Mcpherson University
University of Maiduguri Federal University, of Technology, Minna
University of Uyo University of Mkar
Northwest University Novena University
Obafemi Awolowo University Olabisi Onabanjo University
Ondo State University of Science and Technology University of Port-Harcourt
Plateau State University Redeemer's University
Renaissance University River State University of Science and Technology
Salem University Sokoto State University
Southwestern University Tansian University
Osun State University Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
Wesley University. of Science & Technology Western Delta University
Modibbo Adama University of Technology Nasarawa State University
Crawford University Rhema University
Ekiti State University Kwara State University
Oduduwa University
Available as Applied Biochemistry in:
Enugu State University Of Science And Technology Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Available as Bipchemistry and Nutrition in:
Fountain University

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