MSc Biology

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The M.Sc in Biology is intended to train students with the important aptitudes of a Specialist in Biomedical Sciences, Life Sciences and Sub-Atomic Sciences etc.

Start Date

September and January entry 


1.5 years

Entry requirements

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Program Description 

M.Sc. in Biology at Nile University of Nigeria is a 2- year post-graduate program designed to equip students with skills of a researcher in Biology which covers the structure, function, growth, origin, and taxonomy of living organisms and their environment. Biomedical Sciences, Ecology, Evolution and Behavior or Plant Molecular Sciences with a broad base of knowledge in the Biological Sciences.


Our mission is to train eligible students in the key nonexclusive aptitude required to be a logical scientist and astute researcher in life sciences.


You will study the following modules:

Year 1 Units

First Semester


Second Semester


Year 2 Units

First Semester


Second Semester


Maintenance of the Environment is a most for Life to Continue on Earth.

Lecturer at Nile University


Additional Information

Entry Requirements

  1. University Matriculation of 5 credit passes including English, Mathematics &two other relevant Science subjects at O-Level; and
  2. Approved Bachelor’s Degrees in relevant programmes with at least 2nd class lower division.
  3. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in relevant programmes with at least CGPA of 3.0/5.0.

How will I be taught?

The course is going to be taught majorly by lectures through presentation and the use of other teaching aids.  Laboratory sections will be scheduled where applicable.

Career support

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates may find work in branches like Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Physiology and Population Biology. They may also find lucrative employment opportunities in government agencies, healthcare industries like Pharmaceutical Industries, Medical Research, Genetic Engineering, Laboratory Technology and Pharmaceutical Sales, research institutes or areas like Material Science, Biomedical Science, Chemical and Physical Science and Engineering.

Fees and Finance

In 2020/21 the full-time tuition fee for postgraduate students on this course will be N1,500,000 Per Session.

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance please see link Fees and Finance 

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