Genetics - Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Bachelor of Science with Honours (Genetics)


Genetics is an area of knowledge and study about genes and their role in determination of function, development, heredity and evolution at cellular, organismal and population levels. The Genetics programme employs classical and molecular approaches with emphasis on their applications in medical, agriculture and biotechnology. In this programme, students will be exposed to the genetics knowledge and techniques, specifically on human, microbial animal and plant genetics. 

Duration of study : 4 years

    • To produce graduates with nationalistic aspirations and proficiency in the field of genetics in support of nation development by adopting ethical values and professionalism. 

    • To produce graduates who are competent in the knowledge and practice of genetics and soft skills needed to address local and global issues. 

    • To produce graduates who are competitive, innovative, entrepreneurial, possessing leadership characteristics as well as good communication skills in contributing ideas to stakeholders and the community. 

    • Biotechnologist.
    • Epidemiologist
    • Forensic scientist
    • Medical sales representative

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