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Biological Sciences degrees in Ghana

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Study a Biological Sciences degree in Ghana in 2024

Biological sciences is an academic discipline that broadly covers any subject that studies living organisms and the science of ‘life’. This can include, but is not limited to, biology, zoology, genetics, plant science, and microbiology. As a student of biological sciences, you may look at things such as the interactions between animals, and how genes are expressed, among other things.

Graduates of a degree in biological sciences have a wide range of career options available to them. These include biochemist, laboratory technician, natural scientist, biological sciences teacher, and conservation biologist, as well as many other paths.

Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as practical laboratory sessions. Depending on your course, you may also have the opportunity to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Ecology
  • Plant Science
  • Cell Science
  • Marine Biology

Study in Ghana

Ghana is home to beautiful secluded, palm lined beaches, a melting pot of cultures, a strong democracy and rapidly improving socioeconomic conditions. Ghana's official language is English, meaning that all university courses are taught in one of the worlds most widely spoken languages. This also means that international students will find it easy to immerse themselves in their studies and the local culture. Ghana boasts many accredited university and polytechnic institutions, all of which are able to grant degrees to international students.

See our detailed guide to studying in Ghana for international students.

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