UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES AND FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY (COAF)

Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries

CoAF entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for direct and equivalent qualification entrants

Bachellor of Science in Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries (BSc. ASF)

(a) Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two Principal passes in Biology and any of the following subjects: Chemistry, Nutrition, Agriculture, Physics and Geography.

(ii) Equivalent Qualifications
This programme will also admit candidates with 1st and 2nd class diploma in an appropriate field of Biology

Bachelor of Science in Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries (BScASF)

Code

Course Title

Credits

Semester

Core/Option

 

 

 

 

First Year

 

 

 

AQ 120

Ecology of Lakes and Rivers

12

1

Core

AQ 121

Introduction to Fisheries Science and Technology

8

1

Core

AQ 122

Introduction to Aquaculture

12

2

Core

AQ 123

Swimming and Survival in Water

-

2

Core

AQ 124

Marine Benthic Ecology

8

2

Core

BL 111

Introductory Cell Biology and Genetics

12

1

Core

MT 111

Mathematics for Biological and Chemical Sciences

8

2

Core

ZL 121

Invertebrate Zoology

8

1

Core

ZL 122

Chordate Zoology

8

2

Core

MC 100

Fundamentals of Microbiology

12

1

Core

CH 113

Chemistry for Life Sciences Students

12

2

Core

DS 101

Perspectives of Development I

8

1

Core

DS 102

Perspectives of Development II

8

2

Core

IS 131

Introduction to Informatics and Microcomputers

8

1

Option

CL 107

CommunicationSkillsfor Science Students

12

1

Option

WS 101

Ecology and Utilisation of Natural Resources

8

2

Option

 

 

 

 

 

Second Year

 

 

 

AQ 200

Practical Training I

8

1

Core

AQ 221

Estuarine and Wetland Ecology

12

2

Core

AQ 224

Plankton Systematics and Ecology

12

2

Core

AQ 231

Marine Biogeochemistry

8

1

Core

AQ 232

Fish Population Dynamics and Stock Assessment

12

1

Core

AQ 233

Physical and Geological Processes in the Oceans

8

2

Core

AQ 234

Mangrove, Seagrass and Seaweed Ecology

12

1

Core

AQ 235

Coral Reef Ecosystem

8

2

Core

AQ 236

Fish TaxonomyandBiology

12

1

Core

AQ 237

Fish Ecology

8

2

Core

EV 200

Environmental Science

8

1

Core

BL 234

Biostatistics I

12

2

Core

AQ 239

Biology and Ecology of Shellfish

8

2

Option

GY 245

Remote Sensing and GIS

12

2

Option

SC 215

Scientific Methods

8

2

Option

 

 

 

 

 

Third Year

 

 

 

AQ 300

Practical Training II

8

1

Core

AQ 307

Law of the Sea and Inland Waters

8

2

Core

AQ 320

Watershed Management

8

1

Core

AQ 399

Aquaculture Production Systems

12

11

Core

AQ 340

Genetics, Breeding and Seed Production

12

11

 

AQ 341

FeedProductionTechnology

8

2

Core

AQ 342

Fisheries Resource Management

12

2

Core

AQ 344

Fisheries Extension Education

8

2

Core

AQ 345

Diseases of Fish

8

1

Core

AQ 346

Fisheries Economics

8

2

Core

AQ 347

Aquabusiness

12

1

Core

AQ 348

Aquatic Pollution and Control

8

1

Core

AQ 399

ResearchProject

12

1

Core

AQ 331

Contemporary Topics in World Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

8

2

Option

AQ 343

Fish ProcessingTechnology

12

1

Option

AQ 349

Advanced Oceanography

12

1

Option

MC 209

Water Microbiology

12

1

Option

BL 314

Biostatistics II

8

2

Option

WS 311

Tourism and Recreational Management

8

2

Option