Welcome to the College of Basic and Applied Sciences, a diverse and vibrant community dedicated to discovery, to making knowledge matter, and to developing all of its members to their utmost potential.  We value your interest in the College.  Prospective students, current students, all staff members and visitors are considered as partners in our efforts to build a world class College.

The College of Basic and Applied Sciences (CBAS) is one of the four colleges established by the University when it adopted the collegiate system of governance. The College is home to more than 5000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students. The College offers a valuable journey of learning and discovery across a broad range of Biological, Physical and Mathematical, Engineering, Nuclear and Allied Sciences, Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences.

The College is a community of dedicated faculty whose teaching and research transforms the boundaries of our knowledge and imagination. The Constituent units of the College are the School of Agriculture, School of Biological Sciences, School of Engineering, School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Institute of Environment, and Sanitation Studies, Institute of Applied Science and Technology, Biotechnology Centre and The West African Centre for Crop Improvement.

The objectives of the College are:

  • Develop world-class scientists to meet national and global developmental needs through quality teaching, learning, research, innovation and extension;
  • Enhance staff capacity through systematic staff development programmes;
  • Enhance research capabilities of staff for increased output in teaching and publications;
  • Develop effective processes for public engagement; and,
  • Create congenial environment for teaching research and student learning experiences.

The College of Basic and Applied Sciences offers an unparalleled opportunity for students to engage in scholarship spanning agriculture, biological sciences, engineering, nuclear and allied sciences, physical and mathematical sciences and veterinary medicine.

Welcome again, I look forward to your earnest participation in ensuring we achieve our aim of becoming a world class College.

Professor Boateng Onwona-Agyeman

Provost, College of Basic and Applied Sciences