The Department of Biological Sciences is one of the oldest and in fact largest Department in the Faculty of Science in terms of resources at inception.It was founded in 2012 shortly after the inception of the University in 2011 as one of the pioneer Departments. The Department started academic programs with 28 students and eight academic staff, three technologies and a secretary
The Department embraces and integrates all aspects of the life sciences and related teaching, research, and educational outreach, develops and delivers an effective, modern curriculum for undergraduate majors in Biological Science, contributes to knowledge and societal development through faculty and student research, and service learning, and establishes a departmental environment grounded in open and honest communication, mutual support, recognition of diverse individual contributions, and trust.
To develop a platform of innovative and effective approaches that integrate scholarship with multi-disciplinary research, and provide campus-wide leadership in the integration of life sciences.
The BSc Biology is designed to provide a sound understanding of the concept and methodologies of Biology in key areas that meet the needs of the society.
The aim of this program is to produce graduates of biology, with necessary knowledge and skills to enable them face the ever emerging global challenges.
The main objectives of the programme is:
To provide students with a broad and balanced foundation of biological knowledge and practical skills.
To develop in students the ability to apply knowledge and skills to solving theoretical and practical problems in biological.
To develop in students, a range of transferable skills that are of value in Biological employment.
To provide students with knowledge and skill base from which they can proceed to further studies in specialize areas of Biology.
To provide through training and orientation an appreciation of the salutary rewards of inter and multi-disciplinary approach to the solution of complex life problems.
a) Increase Enrollment and Promote Student Success
b) Strengthen academic quality and reputation of the Department
c) Expand and enhance, Research and Engagement