FAQ

Admissions



Q:
Are the staff of DFAS easily approachable?
A:

Our staff are welcoming and open to students at all levels.



Q:
What are the entry requirements needed to enrol with DFAS?
A:

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Minimum of aggregate 36 for WASSCE applicants and aggregate 24 for SSSCE applicants.



Q:
What is the meaning of DFAS?
A:

DFAS is an acronym and it stands for Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

Academics



Q:
Are there any opportunities for DFAS students?
A:

Yes!
1. Funding for undergraduate project work in the final year is guaranteed under the multi-year USAID/UCC Fisheries and Coastal Management Capacity Building Support Project (2014-2019).

2. Students could benefit from the J-TERM Student Exchange Programme with the University of Rhode Island in the United States of America.



Q:
Does the Department have qualified staff?
A:

Academic staff include three full Professors, three Senior Lecturers, two Lecturers, all with PhDs and extensive teaching and research experience.



Q:
What can i do after reading Fisheries in the university?
A:

After completing the university with a B.Sc. Ficheries and Aquatic Sciences, you can work with the Ministries (Agric & Fisheries and Aquaculture Development), Fisheries Commission, Research outfits e.g. CSIR, Aquaculture farms...



Q:
What does the programme entail?
A:

A BSc. Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences exposes students to:
        Oceanography, Limnology and  Aquatic Ecology
        Integrated Coastal Resource Management including Petroleum Ecology and Climate Change Studies
        Aquaculture, bridging gaps between demand and supply in the fishing industry and aquaculture entrepreneurship
        Fisheries Science including fisheries ecology and  organismic interactions.

 

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