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AQUA 626: HACCP PROCEDURES AND QUALITY CONTROL AND HAZARD ANALYSIS IN AQUACULTURE

This course aims at inculcating into the students the concept of preventive approach to reduce the risk of food safety hazards. The course will treat topics such as general principles for good hygienic practices; Food safety; Industrialization and mass...

AQUA 616: TECHNOLOGIES FOR SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT

The purpose of this course is to expose students to the various technologies aimed at sustainable aquaculture development. The topics to be treated include but not limited to seed production facilities and seed safety; Analysis of environmental impacts of...

AQUA 614: AQUACULTURE ECONOMICS

The course intends to provide the ability to apply basic economic principles and to understand economic issues relating to aquaculture. Emphasis is placed on the review of basic economic principles; Global status of aquaculture; Economic aspects of fish...

AQUA 613 GENETICS IN AQUACULTURE

This course is geared towards providing a clear understanding of the principles of genetics, the methods and the theories employed by aquaculturists. The course will cover the importance of genetics in aquaculture; Basic genetic principles- molecular genetics...

AQUA 609: AQUACULTURE HOLDING FACILITIES

The student is expected to learn how to design and construct the various holding facilities and to explore their suitability and challenges. This course will examine the various aquaculture holding facilities: ponds, tanks, cages, pens, hapas and raceways;...

AQUA 607: REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY OF FISH

This course aims at introducing students to the various technologies for the exogenous manipulation of fish reproduction to be used in aquaculture for sustainability. The course will focus on the Gonads- early gonadal development, ovarian development, three...

AQUA 603: AQUACULTURE PRACTICE

This course aims at introducing students to the recent developments in global aquaculture practices, including integrated aquaculture, sustainability and environmental effects. The course content include: Modern aquaculture practices and systems; Review of...

AQUA 602: SEMINAR II

In the second year, each student will make an oral presentation on the results of research undertaken. The student must also present a progress report midway into the second year. These will be assessed for 3 credits.

AQUA 601 SEMINAR I

The student is expected to attend all seminars specified by the Department. Each student is expected to make his/her own oral presentation on a proposed research at a project proposal seminar. Seminars on offer include coastal management, climate change...

AQUA 600: THESIS RESEARCH

A supervised thesis on an independent and original research work undertaken by candidate in an applied area after presenting a proposal as specified in AQUA 601. This thesis will cover the two semesters of the second year. The final write-up of the project...

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