Most times individuals´┐Ż ailments are not so serious that they need to see a doctor, more often they just go to a nearby pharmacy to see a pharmacist. This course trains students to be pharmacists by teaching them about different drugs and what drugs can be used for different ailments. Very similar to pharmacology, students learn about the chemical effects of these drugs on humans. It is a Four year bachelor's degree program and graduates of this course could have career opportunities such as Pharmacologists, Clinical Pharmacologists, Veterinary pharmacologists, Pharmacists 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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Pharmacy is available in the Following Nigerian Universities:

Ahmadu Bello University University of Benin
Delta State University University of Ibadan
Igbinedion University University of Ilorin
University of Jos Kaduna State University
University of Lagos Madonna University
University of Maiduguri Niger Delta University
Obafemi Awolowo University Olabisi Onabanjo University
University of Port-Hacourt Usman Dan Fodio University
NNamdi Azikiwe University University of Nigeria
University of Uyo
Available as Pharmacology in:
University of Lagos Delta State University
Olabisi Onabanjo University

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