Biological Science is the foundation of life science. Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, indulging their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy.

In some institutions like the University of Nigeria Nsukka, this course is known as Combined Biological Science and it is grossly a combination of biochemistry and microbiology.

Subject Combination

English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics


Biological scientists are typically employed by science research institutions, government agencies, food and drink companies, universities/colleges, secondary schools, science museums, zoos, parks and nature centres.

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