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School of Health Science Preparatory Program

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School of Health Sciences' Preparatory Program

The School of Health Sciences Preparatory Program is a one year course designed to help students enhance their credentials, and science background in order to qualify for entrance into the Department of Medicine at the School of Health Sciences. This course guides students through their decision to study medicine. Also, the students will be provided with tips on how to work on certain areas of their experience in order to prepare for the medical course. This is to ensure that studying medicine is compatible with the students’ skills, strength and career aspirations.



  • To assist students overcome any inadequacies which they might have as a result of their academic backgrounds.

  • To introduce students to the broad concept of life-science (including Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Biochemistry as appropriate) so that they could subsequently handle and integrate basic information satisfactorily and know how to acquire supplementary information when necessary.

  • To assist the students in developing and understanding the importance of measurement.

  • To develop positive attitudes to problem-solving, group participation and self-directed learning.

  • To introduce students to the social and behavioural sciences.


The curriculum is delivered by dedicated, motivated, research active staff, who provide up-to-date information in their respective disciplines.The courses on this program are carefully chosen to give the students relevant knowledge to succeed in the school of health sciences.

Admission Requirement

Candidates must have passed at least 2 GCE Advanced Level subjects, one in Biology, Botany, Zoology or Human Biology, and the other in another science subject. The Baccalaureate series C and D are also acceptable.

Future & Career

Consistent students on this course are have a competive advantage with the knowledge they will acquire to succeed in the competitive entrance examination in the school of health sciences that will enable them do a program in the school of health sciences that they have been preparing for in the course of the year.

The tuition fee per year is 645,500 F CFA for Cameroonians and 1,045,500 F CFA for foreign students. To read more about fees  click here.

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Level of Studies
Preparatory Course
 Medical School
Duration of Studies
1 year (2 Semesters)
Application Period
Aug. 1, 2013 To Sept. 11, 2013
Program Requirement
2 A/L(Science), 4 O/L.
Tuition Fees
Home Student: 645,500 F CFA
Foreign Student :1,045,500 F CFA


University Requirement
Admission Procedure
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Program Outline(Pdf)

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