The Department aspires to produce outstanding graduates through creation and dissemination of microbiological knowledge for the betterment of humanity.
The entry requirements shall be at least credit level passes in five subjects including English
Language, Mathematics, to form the core subjects with credit in three other relevant science courses: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics at the Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent. In addition, an acceptable pass in a combination of Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is required for admission into 100- level
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. Also, candidates with Pass in the Degree Foundation Programme organized by the University or OND certificate with Upper Credit Passes in relevant subject areas are eligible for admission. In exceptional cases, holders of OND with Lower Credit may be admitted into 200 levels.
Programme/Sub-discipline/Discipline Structure to include a period of formal studies in the
University Industrial Training planned visit and project.
DURATION OF PROGRAMME
Students admitted through UTME run a 4-years degree programme while those admitted through the direct entry run a 3-years degree programme.