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The  Faculty  of  Natural  Sciences  conducts  a  variety  of  study programmes  including  the  Degree  Programmes  leading  to  B.Sc and  several  Diploma/Certificate  programmes.

The  Faculty  functions  under  the  leadership  of  the  Dean  who  is the administrative  and  the  academic  Head.   It  also has  a large number  of  experienced  and  qualified  teaching  staff  to  help  the students  in  their  studies.  The  six  academic  departments  of the  Faculty  are:  Botany,  Chemistry,  Mathematics  &  Computer Science,  Physics,  Zoology  and  Health  Sciences.

To be innovative in teaching-learning and research demonstrating leadership in open and distance learning in the field of science, with a commitment to achieve nation goals.

  • To develop a new generation of energetic and motivated personnel who will be successful in their academic,career and life-long learning goals.
  • To offer quality programmes that are informed by national goals and demands for higher education and professional development of learners.
  • To promote and support research, scholarship and enterprise activities.
  • To support the community and the nation through collaborative partnerships and public service.
  • To increase outreach of basic and applied sciences through a flexible system of open access.