Mzuzu University Bachelor of Science Fisheries Course

Mzuzu University Bachelor of Science Fisheries Course

Information about the Mzuzu University Bachelor of Science Fisheries Course for this Academic year. Applicants can find valuable insights regarding the subject on this page. Welcome to The above is information will assist you to make an informed decision.

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Brief History; Mzuzu University is one of the principal universities of Malawi. The school is located in Mzuzu, in the northern region of Malawi. It was founded in 1997 and accepted its first students in 1999.

Bachelor of Science Fisheries is a four-year degree programme.

Courses Offered Under the Programme

Level One

Semester I Semester II
  • General Biology I
  • General Chemistry I
  • Mathematics I
  • Physics I
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Introduction to Fisheries
  • General Biology II
  • General Chemistry  II
  • Mathematics II
  • Physics II
  • Communication Studies
  • Fresh Water Ecology

Level Two

Semester III Semester IV
  • Plant Form and Function
  • General Chemistry III
  • Mathematics III
  • Survival Communication Skills
  • Limnology
  • Fish Biology
  • Animal Form and Function
  • Fisheries Environmental Chemistry
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Genetics

Level Three

Semester V  Semester VI
  • Biochemistry
  • Fisheries Economics
  • Fisheries Statistics
  • Fisheries Management
  • Introduction to Aquaculture I
  • Biostatistics and Research Methods
  • Fish Processing and Marketing
  • Population Dynamics and Stock Assessment
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Tropical Ichthyology

Level Four

Semester VII Semester VIII
  •  Aquatic Microbiology
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Fisheries Management II
  • Fish Breeding and Hatchery Management
  • Student Field Attachment and Project
  • Ecological Modeling
  • Fish Diseases and Parasites
  • Fisheries Extension and Development
  • Fish Nutrition and Feeding
  • Students Research Project

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