Department of Microbiology and Parasitology

 

INTRODUCTION
The Department of Microbiology offers a well structured curriculum and is supported by highly qualified and experienced teaching staff. The focus is to give the students the opportunity to be the best at what they do. This department aims at nurturing graduates who are equipped with efficient knowledge and effective skills. This will aid in ensuring the students positively stand out in the job market.

VISION
To be a leading world class university responsible for raising new generations of highly qualified professionals in the microbiology sector.

MISSION
To contribute to the positive development of society by providing highly qualified microbiology graduates who are committed to making the world a better place.

PURPOSE
This department is focused on ensuring that professionalism is backed by ethical values. We believe in ensuring that graduates not only are competent in what they study but also abide by the rules that govern their careers.
This department also provides state-of-the-art equipment that students have full access to. Their practical skills need to be sharpened to help them have a hands-on experience of the real working life that awaits them after graduating.

CAREER OPTIONS
After successful completion in the programs offered in this department, graduates can venture into the vast microbiology sector.
The following are some of the places that offer career opportunities in this field of study:

  • Laboratories
  • Hospitals
  • Research Institutions
  • Learning Institutions
  • Government Agencies

The following are some job titles the graduates can acquire in the field of careers:

  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Research Assistant
  • Microbiologist (Industrial, environmental, etc.)
  • Sales Representative (In the microbiology sector)
  • Pharmacologist
  • Quality Assurance technologist

OUR FACULTY
School of Medicine and Health Sciences