Undergraduate and Postgraduate Biological Programmes offered by the University of Nairobi.

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Some people wonder where the birds get their food, how they reproduce themselves and where they live. The same questions are raise towards animals especially the wild animals because majority of people are familiar with domestic animal due to their close relationship with human being. If you are interested in animal at large you can decide to study any biological science course or biology so that you can fulfil your curiosity.

The Universityof Nairobi is then the best university in Kenya where you can study the biological courses all the way from undergraduate to doctor of philosophy (Ph.D) level. These biological courses offered at the University of Nairobi are under the school of biological sciences in the college of biological and physical sciences located at the main campus (Nairobi). Undergraduate programmes offered by the University Of Nairobi School of biological sciences includes:

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology.
  • Bachelor of Science in Botany (Plant Science and Microbiology).
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Conservation and Natural Resource management.
  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Biotechnology.
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Aquatic Science and Resource Management.
  • Bachelor of Science in Zoology (Animal Science).

The master’s biological sciences programmes offered by the University of Nairobi are Master of Science in:

  • Agricultural Entomology.
  • Applied Parasitology.
  • Biology of Conservation.
  • Hydrobiology.
  • Microbiology.
  • Mycology.
  • Plant Ecology.
  • Cellular Biology/Physiology.
  • Genetics.
  • Medical and Veterinary Entomology.
  • Plant Physiology and Biochemistry.
  • Plant taxonomy and Economic botany.
  • Marine Biodiversity Conservation and Fisheries Management.

The doctor of philosophy (Ph.D) biological sciences programmes offered at the University of Nairobi are Ph.D in:

  • Applied Parasitology.
  • Aquatic Plant Ecology.
  • Microbiology.
  • Mycology.
  • Taxonomy and Economic Botany.
  • Entomology.
  • Genetics.
  • Terrestrial Plant Ecology.
  • Plant Physiology and Biochemistry.
  • Applied Physiology and Cellular Biology.
  • Hydrobiology (with options in marine & freshwater biology, fisheries management and aquaculture).

Now that you have known all programmes offered under school of biological sciences in the university of Nairobi, you can enquire for more information on the admission requirements for programmes at all level by contacting the dean’s office, school of biological sciences at the postal address Box 30197, Nairobi, call the telephone number 4442016 or contact them through the email address zoology@uonbi.ac.ke.

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