Great news for aspiring Biomedical Engineers! The Federal School of Biomedical Engineering (FSBE) at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) is now accepting applications for admission into its National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) Programmes for the 2023/2024 academic session.
Established in 2003 by the Federal Ministry of Health, FSBE was one of the pioneering five Schools of Biomedical Engineering set up to address the crucial shortage of adequately trained Biomedical Technicians in the healthcare sector. With the rise of technology in healthcare, the need for trained professionals who can operate, maintain, and repair medical equipment has never been higher. FSBE aims to fill this gap by providing top-quality education through its fully accredited ND and interim accredited HND programmes in Biomedical Engineering Technology.
But FSBE’s vision doesn’t stop there. The School aims to serve as a beacon of academic excellence, promoting practical-based learning, ethical principles, national unity, service to humanity, and ultimately striving to become the world’s leading and most innovative Biomedical Engineering school. Under the motto ‘Saving lives by saving medical equipment,’ FSBE is committed to training qualified Biomedical Engineers and Technicians who can contribute to the technological and economic growth of our country.
Eligibility Criteria for Admission
To apply for the programme, candidates must have:
- A minimum of five (5) credit passes in SSCE/GCE/NECO/WAEC, which includes Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
- Additional credit or ordinary pass in subjects such as woodwork, metalwork, Auto-mechanics, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity and Technical Drawing will be an advantage.
- NABTEB results are also accepted for admissions.
- Applicants must write the UTME and obtain an acceptable score in Use of English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and biology.
- HND Applicants must possess a National Diploma in Biomedical Engineering from NBTE accredited institutions and a minimum of one-year cognate work experience or one-year industrial attachment.
How to Apply for Admission
Interested applicants can apply by visiting the LUTH Admission Portal at https://luth.gov.ng/schools/, selecting their preferred school, and filling out the Account Creation Form. The Application Fee is N10,000, and payments can be made through the Remita website.
Applicants are expected to fill out the application form for the desired programme and print their completed online application bio-data, which will be required during the entrance examination.
The deadline for applications is six (6) weeks from the date of publication. For any enquiries, please reach out via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08126843334.
Now is the time to take the leap into the world of Biomedical Engineering. Apply today and start your journey towards a fulfilling and impactful career in healthcare technology.
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