History of the Department

The Department of Biological Sciences was established in 2017. The Department has the historic privilege of being one of the startup departments in the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences, First Technical University, Ibadan.  The department has continued to provide foundational training and skills in the Life Sciences needed for scientific inquiry and new challenges for entrepreneurial ventures, productive career and a basis for postgraduate degrees in different specializations.


To produce self-reliant and globally influential graduates, who have sound and basic knowledge and gained skills for innovative applications of biological systems, especially in agriculture, environment, industry and medicine.


To create an enabling environment for students in the Department by promoting interactions and deploying modern technologies to arouse entrepreneurial spirit and acquire skills needed to exploit biological systems for providing solutions and economic emancipation.