FIRST YEAR COURSES

Year 1 Courses, Their Units, Lecturers, And How to pass them.

The first semester year one courses for students in College of medicine /Sciences, and a Few Engineering, Environmental Science and Education students are
Fsc101, FSC102, FSC103, FSC104
, FSC105, ZLY101, GST102, GST105.

Now these are just meaningless codes to you, but as you read on, one of the very best students among your predecessors, Oyeleye Oluwagbemiga, would be demystifying these courses and sharing tips that can make you excel, as he did.

 

Below are the year one courses, their full names, their units, possible lecturers, helpful texts and advice on how to pass them.

FSC101: Introductory Biology, 3 units, lecturers are Dr.kahlid and Dr.Kelechi. Most important parts are cell,genetics, ecology and evolution. Students should strive to attend lectures, copy notes and perform well in labs.

FSC102: Introductory chemistry, 3 units, lecturers are Mrs Oyeniola and co. Much more of calculations, students should ensure they understand Rates of reaction very well and have a sound knowledge in stoichochemistry. Tackle this part and you’ll have an A.

FSC103: Introductory computer, 3 units, Get the textbook at the bookshop, study it over and over again. As well as the 400 questions included, though don’t depend totally on it. The department may set brand new questions. Your knowledge of programming is crucial, especially Visual Basics.

FSC104: Introductory Mathematics, 3 units. Dr.Osilagun, Dr.Gbademu. This course is a tough nut to crack. You must understand mathematics as a discipline. Don’t depend totally on whatever textbook they tell you to buy or past questions. Learn Co-ordinate geometry like the palm of your fingers.Study AP and GP too. Understand the concept of binomial theorem.

FSC105: Introductory physics 3 units, Mr Adewale, Dr Adeloye (a.k.a Grandpa). Get Mr.Adewale’s textbook, Thermal Physics. Solve the entire questions in the book.Never miss his tests, pay attention to every detail. By now you’d have got Grandpa’s material.

ZLY101: Introductory zoology 2 units. Dr. Idowu, Dr. Akeredolu. Scribble down whatever you can, endeavour to sit at the front. Try not to go much beyond your lecture note. A useful zoology textbook would be Animal Diversity. Do not skip class too, Labs are very imortant.

GST102 and GST105: You can skip class if you want, but make sure you are well informed because they conduct tests. They are very easy, either you pass or fail them, no units. Don’t let the course tamper with your beliefs, I mean Philosophy.

The above tips are for first year medical students of the University of Lagos, follow them effectively, then the sky is your starting point. Yeah, you heard right, and from a achieved scholar who is a testimony to success.

Special thanks to
Oyeleye Oluwagbemiga
200level MBBS in view
College Of Medicine, University Of Lagos, LUTH, Idi Araba.
#Team_Medigist
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23 Comments Add yours

  1. OMOWUNMI says:

    Thanks 4 blog. Saved us a lot of troubles

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    1. Justice Richard says:

      you are welcome

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    2. You’re welcome @Omowunmi thank you for visiting. Please make good use of this information and start preparing and tell your mates too. Watch out for more tips from your predecessors! Please check back often.

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  2. esther says:

    Thanks 4 this. But What about the business students courses?

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    1. @esther, we usually concern ourselves with science and medical students. But I’ll get back to you. My brother graduated from accounting so he’d know. Which dept exactly under business administration?

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  3. idris says:

    Nice. U guys have got a lot of info. I appreciate your efforts

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    1. @idris, thank you very much. We appreciate your interest too. All the best, see you at Idi-Araba

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  4. herreeate says:

    Thanks for the info,you guys are fabulous…please what are the books for GST courses?is it okay to attend tutorials?do u know any recommended one in school?pls reply asap.thanks

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    1. @harreeate, tutorials depend on the student, if it works for you and not too stressful, fine. There’re a few good ones around, they’ll come to you, ask them a lot of questions before deciding on one, especially the timing, because you need time for yourself too.

      Your question on GST would be answered very soon by one of your predecessors.

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  5. herreeate says:

    Thank you very much,I hope I get my answers on the GST books soon.

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    1. @Herreeate Our pleasure. They should have woken up by now, lemme get them

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    2. Oyeleye Oluwagbemiga says:

      Hi, Text books for GST courses will be communicated to you by your lecturers . I’ve forgotten the names of the texts, you can get them at UNILAG bookshop. Focus more on your FSC courses.
      All the best

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  6. omodayo says:

    A school has a text book I tink lyk 2500 for philosophy and english lyk 1500 or so can’t remember the price and its compulsory u buy or uve an automatic failure

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  7. Dohwodese Ohwovoriole says:

    May God bless you for your efforts. Please I would like to know. Where your exams and tests multiple choice questions.

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    1. Thank you @Dohwodese
      It’s diploma students who have MCQs only. For UME, it’s both MCQ and theory.

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  8. Dohwodese Ohwovoriole says:

    Please does anyone know the requirements for passing year 1 and gaining admission to Idi-Araba. I don’t really understand what the prospectus was saying.

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    1. Dohwodese, there’s a way they group the courses into Physical, Chemical and biological and take your average. Your averages must be more than 50% to cross. For we diploma, we just had to pass a cut off. A former year one student will elaborate further for you.

      Happy Matriculation, how are you enjoying Unilag?

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  9. Adeleke Niyi David says:

    Keep d ball rolling,Sir clement.Diz is a job well done.

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    1. Thank you sir. I appreciate your encouragement.

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  10. Oyeleye Oluwagbemiga says:

    The requirements are simple, try as much as possible to get above 50% in all your courses.
    Your biological consists of : FSC101, ZLY101, BTN 101, ZLY102 Chemical: FSC102, CHM101 , CHM 102
    Physical: FSC103, FSC104, FSC105, PHS101, PHS102, PHS103
    Your total score average in each segment must be above 50…that’s why you here 50:50:50 Best of luck!

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  11. Booquay says:

    Thanks a lot for the information

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  12. Xtreme says:

    Tank u very musch 4 dis post

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  13. sylvester says:

    Please add me to the whatsapp group 08154657069

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