Department of Microbiology

Admission Requirements


Candidates seeking admission into 100 level of the Department of Microbiology for the five-year Microbiology programme through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) must possess WASSCE, G.C.E. (O/L), NECO, NABTEB or equivalent with credit passes in five (5) subjects, which must include English Language, Biology or Agricultural Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at not more than two sittings.

UTME subjects: English Language, Biology, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics or Physics

b. Direct entry

For direct entry admission, the candidate must possess in addition to the requirements specified in (a) above either:

  • National Diploma (ND) with a minimum grade of Upper Credit in relevant disciplines from a recognized institution.
  • At least two subjects at the General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) (GCE A/L) or equivalent with a minimum of Grade C.