Studying biochemistry at Atiba University, you will focus on biology at the molecular and cellular level, examining and analysing the chemical processes within living organisms.
It is a course that has a rich history of scientific discoveries, from enzymology and metabolic pathways to the discovery of genes and the structure of DNA all which has impacted the world significantly.
During this course, you will learn the key role that biochemistry contribute to advances in all biological disciplines, including medicine and biotechnology. You will receive extensive hands-on training in laboratory and field research techniques, and gain practical experience of widely transferable skills in computing, statistics, data analysis and presentation.
Graduates from the department of biological and chemical science will enjoy excellent career opportunities. You can study for a higher degree in life sciences and you may choose to follow careers in the field, particularly in the research and management areas of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, biomedical science, food technology, agricultural sciences, and pest, disease and environmental management.
Similar opportunities exist for biological and chemical scientists in government and independent laboratories involved in medical research, public health, forensic investigation, disease research, conservation, and pollution. You can also go on to work in medical careers, become teachers, or even work in the media