A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.
Students interested in working in a farm-type environment may want to pursue an education in agricultural science. There are a variety of concentrations to study such as horticulture business, natural resource management and agricultural systems management.
Africa is a continent of 53 independent countries and a rich mix of native peoples, cultures, economies and history. Africa is the second largest continent in the world.
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The aim of the program is to train human resources at advanced social forestry and environmental governance capable of recognizing human system in managing forest and environmental challenges within and outside Ghana. This is clearly in line with the mission of UENR. [+]
The School of Natural Resources is poised to provide a strong and vibrant leadership to the forest and natural resources industry to meet the increasing demand for housing, recreation, tourism and green spaces. This will require an intimate knowledge of climate, species, and physical facilities, political, social and legal systems. Issues of interest include the increased demand for market and non-market goods and services from forests and related natural resources, land availability for industrial forestry and natural resource conservation, natural resource sustainability, habitat conservation, and ecosystem management. The Master and Doctoral programs will provide graduates with a working knowledge of specialized environmental and natural resources scopes and introduce them to the critical relationships between human activities and the environment.... [-]
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 [+]
M.PHIL FISHERIES SCIENCE
YEAR 1 (24 credits minimum and 36 credits maximum for Year 1)
Course CodesOCFS 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
(A minimum of 5 credits to be selected in consultation with the supervising lecturer and may depend on the student’s research area)
Course CodesOCFS 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 ... [-]
The National Universities Commission (NUC), as a regulatory agency for University Education in Nigeria, has as parts of its mandate, the definition and maintenance of academic standards. [+]
The National Universities Commission (NUC), as a regulatory agency for University Education in Nigeria, has as parts of its mandate, the definition and maintenance of academic standards. The Commission has in the past organized the development of Minimum Academic Standards and subsequently, accreditation for all approved undergraduate programmes offered in Nigerian Universities. For postgraduate programmes, NUC has concluded the process of developing benchmarks and minimum academic standards as a follow up to the success recorded in the undergraduate programmes. These Benchmarks and Minimum Academic Standards (BMAS) for postgraduate programmes in Agricultural Sciences are to facilitate accreditation of the programmes in Nigerian Universities. The benchmarks describe the minimum requirements each University is to attain. Individual Universities may modify them provided they do not go below the minimum benchmarks.... [-]
Two Year Full-time Program. Each student will conduct a research project as approved by the College and submit a dissertation by the end of the second academic year. A Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/Biological Science inappropriate subjects as Program Requirement. [+]
Two Year Full-time Program.
Each student will conduct a research project as approved by the College and submit a dissertation by the end of the second academic year.
A Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/Biological Science in appropriate subjects as Program Requirement.Program Structure ACP 501 Biostatistics (3 Credit Hours) ACP 502 Advanced Plant Pathology (3 Credit Hours) ACP 503 Weed Ecology and Management (3 Credit Hours) ACP 504 Insect Pest Management (3 Credit Hours) ACP 505 Crop Production (3 Credit Hours) ACP 506 Crop Improvement (3 Credit Hours) ACP 507 Soil Fertility Management (3 Credit Hours) AAE 506 Irrigation Agronomy (3 Credit Hours) AEC 507 Dissertation Proposal Development (3 credit hours) AEC 508 Conduct Research, Analyse and Prepare Dissertation (9 credit hours) Career and Job Opportunities Researcher Academic NGOs - FAO, UNDP, UNEP Self-employment Consultancy Financial Assistance ... [-]
The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences is one of the 6 faculties of the Bukavu Catholic University (UCB), a private university created in 1989 by decree of the Archbishop of Bukavu and declared to be of public utility by Presidential Decree No. 06/106 of 12 June 2006. As a university, it has a threefold mission: teaching, research and service to the community. [+]
(Option: Soil Sciences, Cultivation and Water and Forestry)
The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences is one of the 6 faculties of the Bukavu Catholic University (UCB), a private university created in 1989 by decree of the Archbishop of Bukavu and declared to be of public utility by Presidential Decree No. 06/106 of 12 June 2006. As a university, it has a threefold mission: teaching, research and service to the community.
5 permanent professors2 Doctors in Agronomic Sciences, option Agricultural economics and biological control, 1 Doctor in Agronomic Sciences, genetic option and plant improvement, 1 Doctor in Agronomic Sciences, general agronomy option. ... [-]