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The Associate of Science in Biology programme was created to offer informed, intelligent, and
productive technical assistance in meeting various needs, solving problems and educating in the
biological sciences areas for preservation, protection and improvement of natural habitats and
ecosystems, and advancement of plant and animal life. Graduates from the programme should
be able to assist in the pursuit of enhancement of agricultural production in Jamaica, the
Caribbean region, and the world. The programme, as offered by a Christian institution, can bring
to the awareness of students the appreciation of the beauty of the natural world in which we
live, and of the relationships among and between kingdoms of living organisms.


  • Listing ID: 4156
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Private
  • Field of Study: NATURAL SCIENCES
  • Awarding Body: Northern Caribbean University
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 05 Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics- 053 Physical Sciences- 0532 Earth Sciences
  • Qualification Developer: Northern Caribbean University
  • Quality Assurance Body: UCJ
  • Entry Requirements: Bachelor Associate of Science in Biological Sciences: A minimum of grade III in CSEC or grade
    C in GCE Oā€™ Level passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and one (1) other
    subject. Students who do not have a pass in Biology or Chemistry will be matriculated into the
    Department after successfully completing BIOL101, 102 Principles of Biology I, II and CHEM111,
    112 Intro to Chemistry I, II with no grade lower than ā€œCā€.
  • Number of Credits: 70
Contact details

Manchester Road, Mandeville, Manchester, Jamaica, W.I.Northern Caribbean University 18765663088 vivienne.quarrie@ncu.edu.jm

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