History, Philosophy and Goals of the programme.
The Department of Microbiology has the historic privilege of being one of the foundation Departments at the inception of Technical University, Ibadan in 2017. The Department was established to produce self-reliant graduates who are very conversant in a broad sense with theories, principles and applications of Microbiology in their later employment in the field of Microbiological researches, in Universities, Industries or on their own. The programme is also designed to arouse entrepreneurial spirits needed for self-employment and economic emancipation of the ‘would be graduate’ of this programme. The Department is committed to motivating students to achieve their goals through formal and informal but well-structured platforms including provisions for counseling in career and entrepreneurial orientation for application of knowledge and economic principles. This is vigorously pursued and achieved by attending to the educational and welfare needs of the students, the research and career needs of staff within the Department, and to make our products complete graduates required for the future leadership requirements of the nation and the world at large. The Bachelor of Science Degree programme in Microbiology is designed to produce well trained professionals of Microbiology for Nigeria’s industries and higher institutions and mankind. This is expected to satisfy the manpower needs of schools, institutions of higher learning, research institutes, agricultural establishments, industries and hospitals.