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Botswana College of Agriculture
Private Bag 0027
Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267 - 3650100
Fax: 00267 - 3928753
www . bca . bw
University of Botswana
Botswana Government

General Information


General Information

The Department of Basic Sciences comprises of five units, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Herbarium, Mathematical Sciences and Physics.

The Department is charged with the responsibility of teaching the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • Biometry
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • General Biology (Botany, Zoology, Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry)
  • Computing and Information Skills

These basic science subjects are offered to BCA students in all the different Diploma and Degree programmes. As agriculture is an applied science, to fully comprehend it requires a solid foundation of the basic sciences. This department, therefore is to provide such a foundation.


Head of Department: (+267) 3650255
Personal Assistant: (+267) 3650223
Email: hod_bs
Tel: 3650255

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An Associate Institution of the University of Botswana established through Act of Parliament No. 9 of 1991