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Course Overview

The Department of Biological Sciences was separated from the Department of Basic Sciences in 2013 soon after Chuka University was granted a Charter as a fully-fledged public university. The Department has since grown into one of the most diverse in terms of academic programmes and the research interests of its academic staff. This diversity has resulted in numerous collaboration programmes among the staff and friendly institutions as they discover common themes and approaches within their research programmes. The department integrates research and teaching across all levels of biological disciplines within Chuka University. We offer comprehensive undergraduate and postgraduate education in the wide range of biological disciplines from molecules to ecosystems and the biosphere.
The Department of Biological Sciences has witnessed remarkable growth–with regard to the number of students registered, new staff joining the department, acquisition of new equipment and overall infrastructure. During the last couple of years it has embarked on a steady acquisition of biological laboratory equipment in order to enhance quality teaching and research.

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Quality Objectives: To stimulate student's interest and understanding of Botany and Zoology to prepare them for careers in research in relevant government and non-governmental institutions, and also as workers in industry, private sector and as teachers of Biology in secondary schools. To produce high quality graduates for research, innovation, consultancy and dissemination in specific disciplines in Botany and Zoology. To initiate collaborative research with local and foreign institutions in the fields of Botany and Zoology to develop multi-disciplinary approaches to address societal problems. To initiate and participate in community outreach and extension services for the welfare of the society
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When do I start?

Next available course