BSc Biology

The programme has been designed to provide a sound understanding of the concepts of micro-organisms in relation to mankind and the environment. The programme will elaborate the importance of micro-organisms in the industry, health and environmental sectors of the society. The Biology programme will also emphasis the traditional Biology and the linkage to the current modern Biology

The main objectives of the programme are to broadly educate students for positions in the industry, health sectors, research institutes and to prepare them for graduate and professional studies in the life applied areas of Biology


The entry requirements shall be at least credit level passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, to form the core course with credit in three other relevant science courses Biology, Chemistry, Technical drawing Agricultural Science and Geography at the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) or its equivalent and atleast a pass in Physics.

In addition, an acceptable pass in the University Matriculation Examination (UTME) into 100-level is required. For the B.Sc. Programme in Biology, candidates must have credit level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Expected duration for UTME candidates shall be 4 years. Expected duration for Direct Entry (DE) candidates with two A level passes (graded A-E) at the Advanced Level in one or more relevant subjects (Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics and Physics) may undertake the three – year degree programme into 200-level.