This programme is undertaken in the Faculty of Science, University of Maiduguri, under the Course Credit System. The general philosophy is to train and produce highly skilled manpower for sustainable development and nation building. The graduates produced will be of high academic standard with adequate practical background of immediate value for science and medical education and research.
To have well trained academic and technical staff as well as up-to-date equipment and facilities so as to provide an enabling environment for teaching, learning and research and as well as to produce well-trained graduates.
To fit into the overall purpose of the University of Maiduguri through:
In order to satisfy the mission, the Department of Biochemistry intends to provide training and research opportunities for students in the fields and specializations of Biochemistry at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Specifically, the Department intends to:
The Department has full accreditation status.
The Department offers B.Sc, M. Sc and Ph.D. programmes.
Physical structures include: laboratory (03), library (01), instrument room (01), chemical store ( 01) and offices.