MPhil in Fisheries Science

General

Program Description

M.PHIL FISHERIES SCIENCE

YEAR 1 (24 credits minimum and 36 credits maximum for Year 1)

Course Codes

  • OCFS 603 Coastal Zone Management 2
  • OCFS 605 Statistics and Computing 2
  • OCFS 610 Seminar I 3
  • FISH 611 Ecology of Fishes 3
  • FISH 612 Aquaculture 3
  • FISH 613 Fisheries Resource Dynamics and Assessment 3
  • FISH 617 Fisheries Techniques 2
  • FISH 618 Fish Physiology

ELECTIVES

(A minimum of 5 credits to be selected in consultation with the supervising lecturer and may depend on the student’s research area)

Course Codes

  • OCFS 601 Aquatic Environmental Studies 2
  • OCNO 611 Biological Oceanography 3
  • OCNO 613 Chemical Oceanography 3
  • OCNO 615 Physical Oceanography 3
  • OCNO 617 Oceanographic Techniques 2
  • OCNO 619 Marine Geoscience 3
  • OCNO 622 Law of the Sea 1
  • OCNO 624 Ecology of Estuaries 2
  • OCNO 626 Ecology and Conservation of Higher Marine Vertebrates 2
  • OCNO 632 Marine Botany 2
  • FISH 614 Conservation and Preservation of Fisheries

Genetic Resources 3

  • FISH 615 Fisheries Management and Economic Studies 3
  • FISH 616 Fish Pathology 2
  • FISH 622 Fish Nutrition and Energetics 2
  • FISH 624 Fish Processing and Marketing 1
  • FISH 626 Ecology of Freshwater and Wetlands 2
  • FISH 628 Freshwater Botany 2
  • FISH 632 Limnology 2

YEAR II (Requirement of 36 credits)

Course Code

  • OCNO 600 Thesis Research 30
  • OCNO 620 Seminar II 3
Last updated Feb 2018

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About UG The vision of the University of Ghana is to develop world-class human resources and capabilities to meet national development needs and global challenges through quality teaching, learning, research and knowledge dissemination. Founded in 1948 as the University College of the Gold Coast, the institution was mandated to provide and promote University learning, education and research. It became the University College of Ghana on the attainment of Ghana’s independence in March 1957. However, by an Act of Parliament on 1st October 1961, the University College of Ghana attained sovereign university status with authority to award its own degrees. It is the oldest and largest of the six public universities in Ghana. Read less