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, Genetics, Virology, Biotechnology, Parasitology, Entomology, 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 and Bachelor of Education in Science - Biology majors. Moreover, the Department offers one postgraduate programme of Master of Science with Education (MSc. Ed.) - Biology Stream.

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.

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

We aim to provide the best quality knowledge to our students and transform them to better graduates. We host biology majors in the following undergraduate courses:-

  1. Bachelor of Science with Education
  2. Bachelor of Education in Science (Biology major)

 Moreover, our Department offers postgraduate programmes namely:-

  1. Master of Science with Education (Biology major)
  2. Master of Science in Environmental Biology

In addition, the Department inline with DUCE’s strategic plans to increase 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 and health.