UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
DAR ES SALAAM UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (DUCE)

Faculty of Science- Department of Biological Sciences







 

Dr. Felista Mwingira
Head of department

Welcome to the Department of Biological sciences

Our Department is endowed with staff from both Botany and Zoology fields of Life Sciences ranging from Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular biology, Genomics, Biotechnology, Parasitology, Entomology, Epidemiology, Biodiversity Conservation & Management, Environmental Science & Management, Marine & Forest Ecology and Environmental Impact Assessment.

The Department aims to provide the quality knowledge to our students and transform them to better graduates. We currently host undergraduate students enrolled to pursue Bachelor of Science with Education - Biology majors. It also offers biology courses to candidates undertaking Bachelor of Education in Science (Biology majors).

The Department, inline with the college strategic plan, envisions to expand the number of both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in various fields of Biological Sciences in order to cope with the current global need for scientists to address and solve different life-threatening problems ranging from environment, diseases, food security and public health.

Postgraduate programmes namely: -

  • Master of Science with Education (Biology major)
  • Master of Science in Environmental Biology - a unique and first ever non- educational unique programme in the Department to be rolled during the 2020/2021 academic years.