Department of Environmental Sciences
Undergraduate Program in Environmental Sciences
This qualification aims to establish and develop the scientific knowledge and techniques required to understand fundamental environmental patterns and processes. You will become familiar with a range of scientific methodologies and will gain an appreciation of the scope of environmental science knowledge and an awareness of its relevance to society. This degree develops skills for effective learning, enabling you to become an independent learner with the ability to continue your own learning and development.
Mission Statement of the Department
To provide instruction in environmental science at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to carry out scientific research adapted to the needs of the society. The undergraduate program is designed to provide tools for environmental science techniques and thinking in such a way as to enable the graduates to find gainful employment in areas where environmental science knowledge is required and to have the adequate background necessary for the pursuit of studies and research in environmental science and related fields at the postgraduate level. The department, through its programmes, also seeks to satisfy the evolving needs of environmental science in our society.
Also graduates will be able to teach in Secondary and High Schools, or work in Research Institutions, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, in Municipal Councils, in Corporations (as Environmental Impact Assessors), in International Associations dealing with Biodiversity Conservation Programmes, or with Global climate Monitoring, or Environmental Protection Programmes. They are also capable of creating self-
Objectives of Program
This is a multi-
The programme is therefore designed to provide the student with knowledge which is comparable with what is obtainable internationally and with due consideration for job market trends in the field. This is further enhanced by introducing a compulsory Independent Research Project by the student of an environmentally related problem. This project is intended to be a form of initiation into research. This is useful for graduate work or for those wishing to set up private consultancies.
The curriculum is delivered by dedicated, motivated, research active staff, who provide up-
Any 2 A Levels papers from among the following: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Geology and Geography. Equivalent qualifications in the Bac is acceptable.
Future,Career and Employment
Science graduates are well placed to enter a range of both scientific and non-
The tuition fee per year is 645,500 F CFA for Cameroonians and 1,045,500 F CFA for foreign students. To read more about fees click here.
Level of Studies
Bachelor of Science (BSc.)
Duration of Studies
3 years (6 Semesters)
Aug. 1, 2013 To Sept. 11, 2013
2 A/L(Science), 4 O/L.
Home Student: 645,500 F CFA
Foreign Student :1,045,500 F CFA