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Department of Botany

Undergraduate Program in Botany

A BSc. in Botany aims to provide balanced and rigorous training in pure and applied aspects of Plant Biology. The program will produce versatile and adequately equipped graduates for career opportunities in the public and private sectors as well as self-employment.

 
 
 

Mission Statement of theDepartment of Botany

To provide instruction in botany at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to carry out scientific research adapted to the needs of the society. The undergraduate programme is designed to provide tools, techniques in such a way as to enable the graduates to find gainful employment in areas where botany knowledge is required and to have the adequate background necessary for the pursuit of studies and research in botany and related fields at the postgraduate level. The department, through its programmes, also seeks to satisfy the evolving needs of botany knowledge and plant users.


Objectives of Degree Program

The Botany Programme has been conceived to provide balanced and rigorous training in pure and applied aspects of Plant Biology, strengthened and supplemented with ancillary service courses from sister Departments in the Faculty of Science, with a view to producing versatile and adequately equipped graduates for career opportunities in the public and private sectors and self-employment.

Education

The curriculum is delivered by dedicated, motivated, research active staff, who provide up-to-date information in their respective disciplines. A range of teaching and assessment techniques are used and due emphasis is given to the development of generic transferable skills (IT, communication, teamwork, self-management, problem solving) for the employment market. We have in addition to staff in place the necessary facilties- lab,farms, gardens with all sorts of plants relevant for practical.

Admission Requirements

G.C.E O/Level in at least five papers including English language and Mathematics; G.C.E A/Level in two papers in either Biology or Botany plus one other science subject, preferably Chemistry.


Future,Career and Employment

Graduates of Botany can be self-employed or find employment in the public and private sectors in such areas as teaching and research, agriculture, service industries, forestry, and biodiversity and conservation biology projects, among many others.

Fees
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.


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Briefs

Level of Studies
Undergraduate
Degree Offered
Bachelor of Science (BSc.)
Specialty
Botany
Duration of Studies
3 years (6 Semesters)
Application Period
Aug. 1, 2013 To Sept. 11, 2013
Program Requirement
A/L Biology + 1 Paper, 4 O/L.
Tuition Fees
Home Student: 645,500 F CFA
Foreign Student :1,045,500 F CFA



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