The Master of Science degree in Biology program is a multi-disciplinary program that allows students advanced study in several traditional and non-traditional areas of biology. The Master of Science in Biology herein is structured as a generalized framework for biological study with the end view of grounding students on the fundamental concepts, principles, and theories of biological sciences and introducing them to the conduct of biological research. This program provides advanced theoretical and practical training in application of cellular and molecular biology, microbiology, genetics, developmental biology, physiology, ecology, evolution and systematics zoology through lectures, workshops, seminars, extended projects and directed study. Students gain training in research methodology in molecular biology and have the opportunity to undertake major individual research. It provides students with the necessary skills to analyze and understand the scientific research, industries, health and educational institutions.
Master of Science in Biology is designed to broaden the students’ knowledge and skills enabling them to be prepared in the following careers, occupations or trades that the graduates of the M.Sc. Biology program may go into.