Degree Type: 

Bachelor of Science


Department of Conservation Biology and Entomology

Modes of Study: 


Entry Requirements: 

Candidates must have credit passes (A1 – C6)/(A – D) at the WASSCE/SSSCE levels, respectively,  in core English, core Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies. In addition, candidates must have obtained credit passes in three elective subjects preferably Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and elective Mathematics with grades not lower than C6/D. GCE O’ Level candidates with grades not lower than credit pass (6) in six (6) subjects including English, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology or candidates with passes at the GCE Advanced Level in three (3) subjects with grade D or better in the relevant subjects can also apply. Students may be admitted to SBS for a 2-year biological sciences programme before applying to the various departmental options. Such Level 200 students can specialize in our department after successful two years in SBS. We have an enviable track record of turning things around for students whose early years were unfavourable.

Career Opportunities: 

You can be employed as:
 Zoologist

 Wildlife Biologist
 Wildlife Officers in zoos
 Wildlife Rehabilitation Officer
 Entomologists and Wildlife Officer with government agencies
 Entomology Teacher
 Wildlife Protection Campaigner

Programme Structure

Level 100

First Semester

ILT 101: Information Literacy
1 Credit(s)

The rationale of the course is to equip students with skills that will enable them access and retrieve information in the traditional, hybrid and digital libraries. Students will be able to use ICT efficiently and effectively when they have basic knowledge of computers. The course content include: Types of libraries, library resources and their uses, the role the library plays in the academic community, introduction to computers, the internet.