Faculty of Natural Sciences

Welcome to the Faculty of Natural Sciences

The Faculty of Natural Sciences has over 33 years of experience in delivering science degree programmes adopting the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) methodologies. The Faculty functions under the leadership of the Dean, who is the administrative and the academic head. It consists of six Departments: Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Zoology. In keeping with the mission and objectives of the Faculty, it currently offers 14 programmes of study ranging from Certificate to Postgraduate level, as well as stand-alone courses and short courses.

The programmes of study offered by the Faculty of Natural Sciences are designed to develop competency in the area of specialisation, the soft skills and the technology needed for the 21stCenturyworld of work.  Further, learners are given several opportunities to enhance their career paths and continuously instil a passion for lifelong learning.

The mission of the Faculty of Natural Sciences:

To be innovative in teaching-learning and research demonstrating leadership in Open Distance Learning (ODL) in science with a commitment to achieve national goals.

Objectives of the Faculty of Natural Sciences:

  • To develop motivated personnel successful in their academic, career & lifelong learning goals
  • To offer quality programmes informed by current needs and demands
  • To support the community and the nation through partnerships and public service
  • To promote research, scholarship and enterprise activities
  • To increase the outreach of the sciences via open access via distance education.

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NOTICE

  • Drop courses, BSc Degree programme, Academic year 2020/2021 will be conducted only through online by the Google form  
  • Please fill the Google form and attach the duly filled and scanned Drop Form with your signature from 12th to 15th May 2021.
  • Please note that no request will be accepted after 15th May 2021

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SPECIAL NOTICE

BSc Degree Programme, Academic Year 2020/2021, Drop date scheduled on 30th April 2021 is postponed. New date and the procedure will be informed later

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Updated 24.04.2021

NOTICE

BSc CAT Examinations & Practical Sessions scheduled from 24 to 30 April 2021 have been postponed . New dates will be informed shortly

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Updated 09.04.2021

Guidelines for Limited use of Temporary Residential Facility (TRF) Faculty of Natural Sciences

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Updated 25.01.2021

BSc Degree Programme 2020/2021 – Add/Drop, Drop Dates for New Registrants & Re-registrants: Add/Drop dates (online) – 18,19,20 March 2021. Drop date (online) – 20 April 2021

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Updated 18.02.2021

BSc Degree programme
Master Timetable + CAT Window – 1st Semester – 2020/2021-
starting from 1st March 2021   

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