MEDICINE AND SURGERY (PRE-CLINICAL)
1. PROGRAMME PHILOSOPHY
The education of health professionals must be attuned to the health needs of the society. Thus, the proposed FUTA MB.BS program is solidly and philosophically committed to a competency- and technology-driven patient care, and a community-oriented approach to training of physicians and allied professionals. We shall adhere to our philosophy and continually emphasize to our would-be trainees the necessity for social responsibility, responsiveness, and relevance, as well as require their commitment to life-long learning so as to always be at the frontier of excellence and innovations in the art and science of 21st century practice of medicine.
2. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
The medical curriculum is designed for a SIX-year period with the following broad objectives:
3. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
The UTME candidate shall have a minimum total score of 200 in the UTME subjects to qualify for post- UTME screening exercise.
The UTME Subjects are;
Candidates seeking Direct Entry admission shall either:
1. Possess a minimum of Second Class Upper in relevant subject areas of Basic Medical or Biological Sciences in addition to the minimum of five credits in either WASCE or GCE O ’Level or NECO in English Language, Biology (or Zoology), Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics at ONE sitting.
2. Pass GCE Advanced Level or Higher School Certificate or JUPEBand score not less than B grades in Biology (or Zoology), Chemistry, and Physics at ONE sitting in addition to the minimum of five credits in either WASCE or GCE O ’Level or NECO in English Language, Biology (or Zoology), Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics at ONE sitting.
N.B. The institution (FUTA) may, as determined by the Senate, introduce additional selection criteria into the admission process. For example, UTME and Direct Entry candidates may be required to sit for a comprehensive screening test.