Are they polytechnics where I can study pharmacy in Nigeria?
One reason which may be trigger this search is either you had a low JAMB score and you are determined to study just pharmacy and nothing more.
It is a good determination and yes failure isn’t the end because on the other side of failure are rivers of opportunities. They are actually few institutions in Nigeria where you can study pharmacy as a course. maybe taking OND then crossing over to the University after the national diploma through Direct entry.
But you will have a big price to pay for that which is consistent studying to finish OND with a distinction, else may not be possible.
What is Pharmacy all About?
One of the most popular medical courses at the university is the pharmacy. This is due to the potential for profit and employment. Pharmacists work in a variety of environments, including hospitals, pharmaceutical corporations, pharmacy stores, and industries, to name a few.
Because of the enticing nature of this subject, admittance is quite competitive as more people vie for a spot to study it. The course is frequently offered in universities, although pharmacy technicians can also be studied at other colleges of technology across the country.
Can I study Pharmacy in a Polytechnic?
No, You can not study Pharmacy in a polytechnic because the course is not however offered in the Polytechnic.
But here’s what you can do;
You can study a related course such as Pharmaceutical technology in a Nigerian polytechnic.
Here is the list of polytechnics offering pharmaceutical technology in Nigeria.
- Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri
- Kano State Polytechnic
- Ogun State Polytechnic (Formerly Moshood Abiola Polytechnic)
- Edo State Polytechnic
- College of Health Technology Ilesa Osun State
Those interested in pursuing a career in pharmaceutical technology should choose the following courses as their UTME subject combinations when registering for Jamb. 1. Biology 2. English 3. Physics and 4. Chemistry.