Anchor University, Lagos

Faculty of Science and Science Education

Welcome to Faculty of Science and Science Education

Meet the Dean


Professor Johnson O. FATOKUN
Dean, Faculty of Science and Science Education


Vision Of The Faculty

The vision of the Faculty of Science and Science Education at the Anchor University, Lagos is to be the science faculty of choice on the African continent for:

  • Students and alumni who value a comprehensive and life-enriching training in basic and applicable Science and Science education,
  • Faculty and staff members pursuing excellence and innovation in teaching, service and research in a diverse environment.
  • Individuals and organisations seeking partnerships with the University’s scientific and technological community

Mission Of The Faculty

Our mission to create, disseminate, and apply scientific knowledge to problem-solving in real life situation. We innovate and excel in teaching and research to advance the goals of the University and the development of society.

After a rigorous resource verification exercise by the NUC, the following eighteen four-year degree programmes are now offered in the six departments below:

  1. Biological Sciences
    1. BSc. Biology
    2. BSc. Biotechnology
    3. BSc. Microbiology
  2. Chemical Sciences
    1. BSc. Chemistry
    2. BSc. Biochemistry
    3. BSc. Microbiology
  3. Earth Sciences
    1. BSc. Applied Geophysics
    2. BSc. Geology
  4. Mathematical Sciences
    1. BSc. Computer Science
    2. BSc. Information Technology
    3. BSc. Mathematics
  5. Physics
    1. BSc. Physics
    2. BSc. Physics with Electronics
  6. Science Education
    1. B.Sc. (Ed) Chemistry
    2. B.Sc. (Ed) Biology
    3. B.Sc. (Ed) Mathematics
    4. B.Sc. (Ed) Physics
    5. B.Sc. (Ed) Computer Science

Our well–trained and qualified faculty members use cutting edge technology to diligently disseminate the knowledge in their varied disciplines to impart professionalism and hands-on experiences into our students. All these are blended with the holistic development of the total man with character, competence and courage.

To achieve our lofty and ambitious dream of becoming a Faculty of first choice in the field of Natural, Applied and Education Sciences, the Faculty is already in partnership with some Universities in America, Europe and Asia leading to the establishment of the following:

  • Anchor University Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Science and Data Analysis (AULISSDA) in collaboration with LISA2020 of the University of Colorado Boulder.
  • Anchor Demonstration Centre for Space Physics in partnership with the Indian Centre for Space Physics (ICSP), Kolkata India.
  • OMemorandum of Understanding with University of Applied Sciences, Dresden, Germany, covering Staff and Students exchange programme, Technology transfer in the area of Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computing and Informatics etc.

Our academic programmes are highly regarded and will provide you with an excellent intellectual and practical platform for a successful personal and professional life anywhere in the world. Many career choices are available to our degree graduates. We are confident that you will be excited by the range and depth of the degree programmes offered in this Faculty.

Thank you.

Professor Johnson O. FATOKUN
Dean of Faculty