Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences


Pharmacy is a field of science that deals with the development, validation, manufacture, manipulation, distribution and management of drugs and other health-related chemical/ biochemical materials. There are well over fifty specializations (nuclear pharmacy inclusive) under this field of science. Every student who wishes to study pharmacy in Nigeria is expected to possess good knowledge of and have passed pre-degree subjects/courses such as mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology and English language.

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Bayelsa Medical University was conceived in 2018 and processes necessary for its setup commenced in the same year. Departments within the Faculty currently include Clinical Pharmacy, Microbiology, Pharmacology/Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics/Industrial Pharmacy and Pharmacognosy. 

The philosophy of the Pharmacy program is to produce well-educated graduates and trained professionals for a wide range of scientific, professional and managerial functions, which best serve the needs of the society with sufficient adaptability to meet the demands of a changing health care delivery system. The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences welcomes and wishes you a wonderful experience!

 Pharmacy Degree Programmes available:


Pharmacy Degree Options

Programme Duration

JAMB Status


Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm)

5 years

Approved/Admissions ongoing


Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D)

6 years

Coming soon


Bayelsa Medical University
P.M.B. 178, Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State, NG.

About Us

Bayelsa Medical University (BMU) is dedicated to promoting excellence and leadership in medical science through education, research and provision of healthcare that will advance the mental, physical and emotional well-being of people all over the world


BMU is a specialised medical university established to raise crops of professionally competent personnel in the multi-disciplinary study of medicine and allied medical sciences that are capable of identifying health needs and challenges of society and proffering solutions to such issues for the well-being of mankind..