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Dean: Prof. Eyong Ubana Eyong

On behalf of the staff and students of the Faculty of Basic Medical sciences, I welcome you to the University of Calabar portal.

The Faculty is totally committed to delivering on its core mandate of teaching, Research and Community service through the Departments of Anatomy Sciences, Biochemistry, Human Physiology and Pharmacology. The various Departments award both Undergraduate (Bachelor of Science), post - Graduate Diploma and degrees (Msc, MPhil, PhD) in various areas of specialization. The Department of Biochemistry also offers a Bachelor of Science degree programme in Human Nutrition and Dietetics.

Our Curricula is in the various programmes are geared towards developing a global competitive graduate with diverse kills for the world of work. Our staff are very dedicated and poised to challenge our students to put in their best while ensuring that they also gain practical experiences.

All the undergraduate programmes run for four (4) years and each academic year has two (2) semesters of four months each. Our academic session usually begins in October of each year.

The Faculty is located centrally in the University campus and most University facilities (lecture, bookshop, Central Laboratory, Medical Centre, Hostels and Religious houses) are very easily assessable from the Faculty.

Owing to the quiet and decent environment of our University coupled with the world class staff and facilities, studying in the Faculty provides an opportunity to develop fully into a world class graduate in any of our disciplines. Once again, I welcome you to the University of Calabar.