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Department of Biology

About the Department

The mission of the Department of Biology is to provide an integrated, meaningful and sustainable higher education to all our students in the field of Biology which is shaped and characterized by principles that encompasses amongst other things – student centred learning, professionalism and best practices thus placing our students on a path which will ensure their sustainable growth and development. The department also strives to provide practical application and training in the field of Biology that will assist in understanding the complexity of life from cells and organisms to understanding of the ecosystem.

Biology skills are applied in ecology, tourism, environmental monitoring, environmental resource development, impact of industries on the environment, water purity, sanitation, food production, food processing, animal and plant health, parasite control and many more aspects that are of importance to society.