The College of Medical Sciences was established in 1977, to train Physicians and other Professionals in support of national policy objectives in the health and related sectors. The University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital which is today a Federal Government designated Centre of Excellence in medicine hosted the clinical components of the training. While the Pre-clinical components training takes place on the main campus.
Both the College and the associated Teaching Hospital staff, cater for the manpower and health needs in Nigeria's expansive north-east, as well as in the adjoining countries of Chad, Niger and Cameroun.
Training of physicians is carried out in two phases: a) Pre-Clinical Phase, across the Departments of Human Anatomy, Biochemistry and Physiology; and b) Clinical Phase, across the Departments of Anaesthesia, Chemical Pathology, Community Medicine, Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT), Haematology Blood Transfusion, Medicine, Medical Microbiology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Radiology, Surgery, Otheopaedics.
The College provides qualitative tuition leading to the award of the following degrees:
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Bachelor of Dentistry
Bachelor of Nursing
Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences
B.Sc. Human Anatomy
The College aims to be a leading centre for the development of the artistic and humanistic potentials of our students through teaching and research.
|Department||Number of Student|
|Medicine Bachelor; Bachelor of Surgery||893|
|Medical Laboratory Sciences||417|
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