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To be recognized as a center for excellence in Biochemistry that provides an atmosphere for acquiring skills in identifying the link between biological/molecular and human resources which can be transformed to enhance the quality of life.

Our Programmes

B.Sc. Biochemistry

The objectives of the Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry programme are:
  • To provide proper education in the field of Biochemistry; this will enable students acquire the techniques required by different production sectors of the economy including breweries, pharmaceutical industries, food industries, cosmetic industries, petrochemical industries, agricultural and research institutes.
  • To provide a comprehensive training in theory and practice to students ofBiochemistry who having acquired the qualification can work as Graduate Assistant in Universities and other tertiary Institutions, or serve as biochemists in research institutes, industrial establishment or in service laboratories of hospitals.
  • To employ in vitro and in vivo approaches in the science of biochemistry which will enable the students remain at the cutting edge of biochemical, biomedical and molecular research.
  • To provide basic training in theoretical and practical Biochemistry that give students the necessary eligibility for post graduate studies leading to the award of MSc, MPhil or PhD degree in Biochemistry and related fields.
  • To provide the students with necessary theoretical and practical background and tools needed for self-awareness, self-reliance and survival in the world of today
  • To provide the students with necessary background that will enable them to discover new and relevant techniques in Biochemistry and related disciplines.

Department Contact Info

Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences

Block B
Veritas University, Abuja

Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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Our Vision
Admission Requirement
Departmental Staff

To create a class of scientists, par excellence, who devote their studies to the investigation of the nature of matter and its applicability in solving man’s problems in a non – toxic environment.


The course shall last for four years and the UTME entry requirements for the B.Sc. (Hons) degree programme in Biochemistry are five credits at ordinary level SSCE or School Certificate (SC)\GCE, NECO/NABTEB which should include credit passes in the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, English Language obtained at not more than two sittings.

Direct Entry

Direct candidates shall possess one of the following qualifications;

  • Higher School Certificate
  • Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) Examination
  • Ordinary National Diploma (OND) with Upper credit in Biochemistry or related field

Veronica Folakemi Salau Assistant Lecturer View Profile
Dennis Amaechi Wesley Lecturer I View Profile
Okwuchi Flora Ugoanyanwu ASSISTANT LECTURER View Profile
Ini P. Ekpe Lecturer I View Profile
Yisa Benjamin Nma Assistant Lecturer View Profile
Uchenna Blessing Alozieuwa Lecturer II View Profile
Bukola Catherine Akin-Osanaiye Professor View Profile

Why Study Here?

With over 30 undergraduate programmes and 21 Postgraduate programmes to choose from, Veritas University offers you a unique opportunity to be the very best that you can be.

Located in a serene environment enveloped by nature and boasting state of the art facilities for study and recreation, you are assured that your experience here at Veritas University will be a pleasant one.