The department offers a degree programme leading to the award of the Bachelor of Science (Microbiology)
The degree in Microbiology is designed to produce scientific and technological manpower in various areas of Microbiology. It is aimed at meeting the needs of professionals in the field of Microbiology, particularly clinical microbiologist, pathologist, environmental microbiologist, molecular biologist and food microbiologist, researchers and other professions requiring knowledge of the subject.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
In addition to an acceptance pass in UME, candidates must have SSCE/GCE O/L, NECO, NABTEB credit passes in at least five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics
Candidates for Direct entry admission (200 Level) must have met the matriculation requirements in the relevant subjects plus two HSC/GCE advance level passes in Chemistry and Biology.
DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME
The B.Sc. (Hons) Microbiology degree is offered as a four-year programme for the UME in-take and a three (3) year programme for the direct entry candidates.