PROGRAMME PHILOSOPHY The philosophy that guides this programme is the production of skilled manpower that is adequately trained and equipped with comprehensive knowledge required to be self-reliant in fish production. Such students are to be trained in an atmosphere with the widest possible human and material resources, through the adoption of effective techniques of instruction and exposure to the actual practice of fisheries management and aquaculture production. Consequently, there are opportunities for formal training at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels for the acquisition of basic and higher degrees, respectively. These training programmes are mounted through classroom instructions, laboratory practicals, field demonstration and Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES). The programme prepares the graduates to be self-reliant in Fish production and can be employed in any fisheries establishment, banks and other related field.
The major objectives of the programme are to: