Oceanography and Limnology

Department/Faculty: 
Department of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences
Why study this programme: 

You can find jobs in the following areas:
 Government agencies like Fisheries Ministry
 NGOs engaged in aquatic environmental campaign
 Industries in fish processing and canning
 Firms engaged in commercial fishing.

Admission Requirement: 

1. Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences with a Second Class Lower Division or higher
                                                                                 OR
2. Bachelor's degree in Aquatic Sciences and/or Fisheries Science related course with a Second Class Lower Division or higher
3. In addition, candidates must pass an oral interview
 
Specific requirements for graduation: 
The course work assessment during the first year is based on assignments, reports from practical work as well as quizzes. These form 40% of the total exam mark. The End of Semester examinations constitute 60% of the total mark. A thesis research in the second year will starts after successfully completing the course work. Departmental seminar presentations are held to ascertain students’ progress and to allow faculty and other students make relevant inputs. The thesis is subjected to both external and internal review after submission by the student. If successful, an oral examination (viva) is held for the student. Upon successful defence, the department then recommends to the School of Graduate Studies to consider awarding the candidate for an award of MPhil degree in Oceanography and Limnology.

Degree Type: 
Master of Philosophy
Modes of Study: 
Regular
Duration: 
2 Years