The Department offers a four-year Undergraduate programme leading to the award of BSc in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Students take general courses in Biology during the first two years, as well as compulsory University courses. A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.
Year 1: General Biology and other foundation courses within the university to be taken by all students of the School of Biological Sciences.
Year 2: General Biology courses to be taken by all biological science students. Selection of students into the specialised fields (at the various departments within the School), will be conducted at the end of the 2nd semester of year 2.
Year 3: A blend of courses from the Department of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences and some selected courses from the School of Biological Sciences will be offered to students who are selected for the B.Sc. Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences programme.
Year 4: Students undertake specially-tailored courses by the department covering the four subject areas; Integrated Coastal Zone Management, Oceanography & Limnology, Fisheries Science, and Aquaculture. A topic for project dissertation may be chosen from any of the four specified areas by students in the 4th year.