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Polytechnics that offer ND/HND Pharmaceutical Technology with their Entry Requirements

Polytechnics that offer ND/HND Pharmaceutical Technology with their Entry Requirements

Polytechnics that offer ND/HND Pharmaceutical Technology with their Entry Requirements

This programme is designed to produce pharmaceutical technicians who will assist in production processes in pharmaceutical and allied products manufacture as well as assist in carrying out identification and quality tests on such products. 

At the end of the programme the diplomate should be able to: 

  • Assist in production processes in pharmaceutical and allied products manufacture. 
  • Maintain and install simple pharmaceutical wares. 
  • Assist in carrying out identity and quality tests on drugs and allied products. 
  • Obtain information on drugs and other pharmaceutical substances using official reference books. 
  • Assist in preparing simple extemporaneous medicament in duly recognized pharmacies and hospitals. 
  • Read and interpret medical prescriptions and when necessary dispense such prescriptions.

PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA

The HND programme is designed to produce pharmaceutical technologists who can take part in industrial production of pharmaceuticals and allied products and carry out identification and quality tests on such products. At the end of the HND programme, the diplomate should be able to: 

  • Take part in production processes in pharmaceutical and allied products manufacture. 
  • Install and maintain pharmaceutical and allied products wares. 
  • Carry out identification and quality tests on pharmaceuticals and allied products. 
  • Obtain and analyze information on pharmaceutical substances using official reference books. 
  • Prepare simple extemporaneous medicament in duly recognized pharmacies and hospitals. 
  • Read and interpret medical prescriptions and when necessary, dispense such prescriptions. 
  •  Market pharmaceutical wares and equipment.
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Entry Requirements for National Diploma 

The entry requirement into National Diploma Pharmaceutical Technology programme are as follows: – 

[a] Four credit level passes in GCE “O” level or Senior Secondary School certificate (SSCE) at not more than two sittings.  The four subjects must include mathematics, chemistry, biology and any other subject Plus at least passes in physics and English Language. 

[b] Four credit passes in an NBTE recognized preliminary National Diploma course offered in a Polytechnic or similar post secondary technical institution. The credit passes must include mathematics, chemistry, biology, physics. 

Entry Requirements for Higher National Diploma

The minimum entry requirement into the Higher National Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology is as follows:

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The National Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology obtained from an accredited programmes, with at least lower credit pass or 

In addition to [a], [b] and [c] above the candidate must have acquired not less than one year post ND cognate work experience. In exceptional cases, ND diplomats with a pass (CGPA of 2.0 – 2.49) in the ND examination with two or more years of cognate experience in the specific field may be considered for admission into the HND programme.

Polytechnics that offer ND/HND Pharmaceutical Technology are: 

  1. Mapoly
  2. COTECH-LG
  3. Federal Polytechnic Mubi 
  4. Federal Polytechnic Nekede 
  5. Kano State Polytechnic
  6. Lens Polytechnic
  7. Malikiya Polytechnic
  8. Gateway ICT polytechnic 
  9. Temple Gate Polytechnic
  10. Edo state Polytechnic

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