Objectives and Vision


To become a centre of excellence concerned with the development of world class professionals in Marine and Fisheries Sciences.


To understand the physical, biological, geological and chemical functioning of marine and other oceans aquatic ecosystems; and of the fisheries through research and training of professionals in marine and freshwater science for effective and sustainable exploitation of Ghana's marine and other aquatic resources.


  1. To strengthen capacity of faculty
  2. To increase the numbers and quality of graduate students
  3. To win grants to develop and implement topical research projects
  4. To produce high quality publications in high impact factor journals
  5. To acquire state-of-the-art equipment to enhance teaching and research in the department
  6. To periodically review our curricula to keep abreast with changing global trends in the fields of marine and fisheries sciences.