Basic Sciences Unit


The Basic Sciences Unit, in this name, has been in existence since the establishment of the FMLS in 1966 The Unit shoulders the responsibility of teaching basic and fundamental sciences such as Mathematics, Physics, Biochemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, English Language , Computer Applications and Laboratory Safety to first year students. The Unit also participates in teaching subjects such as Biostatistics and Molecular Biology, to post-preliminary years.

Welcome from the Head of the Unit

Welcome to the first year at FMLS. We ascertain you that you have made the right choice. Being part of the medical community at the University of Khartoum is both challenging and rewarding. The desire to excel academically despite the tough curriculum is an endeavour every student should go through. Towards the end of your course, you will feel the pleasure of accomplishment. An accomplishment that saves lives!

To lay the foundation for your career we teach you, at this level, basic courses relevant to your future profession. Understanding these subjects bridges the gap between your secondary school education and your chosen field of specialization. We will do our best to help you acquire the knowledge and skills required by the medical laboratory scientist. We encourage you to participate in in-campus and off-campus extracurricular activities that provide community service.

Knowing that the move from high school to university might not be a smooth transition, we are here to provide any kind of assistance that might help you settle. Our offices are open for any enquiries

Wishing you all the best and a happy university life.

Omer Osman SidAhmed

Head, Basic Sciences Unit


Mission and Vision Statement:

Our mission is to provide a foundation course in an inducible environment that helps you succeed in your field of specialization. We will do our best to help you overcome any academic or logistic obstacles that might show up in your path to success. We look forward to make our Basic Sciences Unit an excellence hub in the region and beyond.