This  is to inform prospective candidates, parents, guardians and sponsors that the National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment and commencement of full-time mode of study in the under-listed six (6) undergraduate academic programmes for the Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa with effect from the 2023/2024 Academic Year following a resource verification exercise that was conducted in April 2023:

  1. Computer Science (B.Sc) - 4-Year Duration
  2. Health Care Administration and Hospital Management (B.Sc) - 4-Year Duration
  3. Pharmacy (Pharm. D) 6-Year Duration
  4. Radiography and Radiation Science (B.Sc)- 4-Year Duration
  5. Health Information Management (B.Sc) - 4-Year Duration
  6. Dental Technology (B. Tech) - 4-Year Duration

The Bayelsa Medical University has also been offering full-time mode of study in the underlisted academic programmes since 2019.

  1. Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) - 6-Year Duration
  2. Dentistry (BDS) - 6-Year Duration
  3. Nursing Science (B.NSC) -        5-Year Duration
  4. Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS) - 4-Year Duration
  5. Optometry (OD) -        6-Year Duration 
  6. Physiotherapy (B.Sc) - 5-Year Duration
  7. Human Nutrition and Dietetics (B.Sc) - 4 Year Duration
  8. Public Health (B.Sc) - 4-Year Duration
  9. Community Health Science (CHSC) -        4-Year Duration
  10. Human Anatomy (B.Sc) - 4-Year Duration
  11. Human Physiology (B.Sc) - 4-Year Duration
  12. Biochemistry (B.Sc) - 4-Year Duration
  13. Biology (B.Sc) - 4-Year Duration
  14. Chemistry (B.Sc) - 4-Year Duration
  15. Physics with Electronics (B.Sc) - 4-Year Duration
  16. Mathematics (B.Sc) - 4-Year Duration
  17. Statistics (B.Sc)-4-Year Duration - 4-Year Duration
  18. Microbiology (B.Sc) - 4-YearDuration

Prospective candidates interested in seeking admission into any of the above listed 24 academic programmes in the 2023/2024 Academic Year and who sat for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and obtained a score not less than 140 are eligible to apply. In addition, prospective candidates should also possess at least five (5) credits including English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics at O'level Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination.

Candidates may wish to visit the Bayelsa Medical University website at and the Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) on the JAMB website for admission application process. Prospective candidates interested in applying for admission into any of the programmes are also required to pay for a screening application fee of N2000 (Two thousand naira) only using ATM debit card on interswitch.

Please note that some programmes have their cut-off marks above 140. Kindly visit BMU website at to view the breakdown of the Cut-Off Marks for all the University programmes for the 2023/2024 academic session.

feesstructeure.PNGFor further information visit or contact the Admissions Office, Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa on Tel: 08020880183 or 08131945483; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




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