Nigerian Polytechnics offering Biomedical Engineering Technology 2024

Biomedical engineering Technology may be defined as the study and application of engineering principles and techniques to the medical field.

It combines technical knowledge in biology and medicine to improve life quality. It is an apt career for those who have a keen interest in medicine and healthcare.

Here’s a Little More About Biomedical Engineering Technology

Biomedical engineering involves developing and manufacturing prostheses, medical devices, diagnostic devices, drugs, and other therapies.

This unique field encompasses bio-instrumentation, bio-materials, bio-mechanics, medical imaging, genetic engineering, orthopedic surgery, and cellular and tissue engineering.

If you are interested in technology and invention but also want to pursue Medicine, then Biomedical Engineering is the right course. 

A degree in Biomedical Engineering equips you with the technical, scientific, and communication skills to understand medical instruments.

It also draws on fundamental concepts in Physics and other scientific disciplines to operate, repair, maintain, and interpret the resulting signals and images of complex medical instrumentation.

Below is the list of Accredited Polytechnics that offers Biomedical Engineering Technology In Nigeria:

  • School of Biomedical Engineering, University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (SBE-MAID)
  • School of Biomedical Engineering, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (SBE-UBTH)
  • School of Health Information Management, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (SHIM-LUTH)
  • School of Biomedical Engineering, University of Lagos Teaching Hospital (SBE-LUTH)

WAEC Subject Combination (requirements) For Biomedical Engineering

The subjects needed to study Biomedical Engineering in WAEC must contain five (5) credits. The O-level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Biomedical Engineering must include the following:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • A trade subject

UTME Subject Combination (requirements) For Biomedical Engineering

UTME subjects combination (subject to write in jamb) to study Biomedical Engineering are:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology.

Direct Entry Requirements

  • ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one of following
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Zoology
  • Botany
  • Mathematics


Biomedical engineering Technology can help improve health and solve complex medical needs through engineering.

We sincerely hope that students will find this information useful, especially those who want to major in biomedical engineering Technology at the listed polytechnic institutions.

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