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    Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology

    PHILOSOPHY OF THE PROGRAMME

    The philosophy of this programme is to produce graduates who are adequately trained and equipped with comprehensive knowledge and skills required for self-reliance in fish production technology as may be necessary for meeting current societal and economic needs. The curriculum is structured to meet the demands of academic activities, training, research and community development services for application to other similar situations locally and internationally.

    Students are to be trained in an environment provided with highly relevant human and material resources using effective methods of instruction and exposure to the actual practice of fisheries management and aquaculture production. As a result, students are given opportunities for formal training at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels for the acquisition of basic and higher degrees.

    Such training programmes are executed through classroom instructions, laboratory and field practical demonstrations, seminars, workshops, excursions to fisheries research institutes and Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES). The programme prepares graduates who are to be self-reliant in fish production and can be employed in any fisheries establishments and other related industries locally and internationally.

    6.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME 

    The objectives of the programme are to:

    a. produce graduates with adequate scientific knowledge of fisheries and aquaculture   technology and entrepreneurial ability for self-employment and wealth generation.

    b. produce graduates who can easily exploit fisheries and aquaculture resources for domestic  and industrial uses as well as for the improvement of the environment.

    c. train students as skilled fisheries and aquaculture scientists and instructors for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in tertiary institutions in Nigeria and beyond.

    d. provide relevant training in attaining of self-sufficiency in fisheries management  and aquaculture production.

    e. provide opportunities for result-oriented research in fisheries and aquaculture to meet local,  national  and international needs.

    f. disseminate the results of research output to the public and facilitate the practical application of these results.

    g. assist in the attainment of significant increase in fish production and provision of raw materials to support the growth of industries.

    h. facilitate rural employment opportunities and improvement in the standard of rural livelihood.

    i. participate effectively in sustainable fish production through collaboration with Federal, State and Local governments, government ministries, agencies and parastatals, fisheries research institutes and other international organizations in the field of fisheries and aquaculture. 

    View Course Information: B.Tech Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology

     

    Names and Cadres of Lecturers in the Department

    S/N Name Cadre

    1.

    Dr. S.A. Adesina

    Senior Lecturer/Acting HOD

    2.

    Prof. F.O. Agbebi

    Professor

    3.

    Dr. S.E. Olusola

    Lecturer I

    4.

    Dr. A.O. Ajibare

    Lecturer II

    5.

    Dr. D.O. Diyaolu

    Lecturer II

    6.

    Dr. F.D. Amulejoye

    Lecturer

    7.

    Mr. O.O. Loto

    Assistant Lecturer

    8.

    Mrs. O.V. Ayebidun

    Assistant Lecturer

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    About OAUSTECH

    Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa was established by the Ondo State government in 2008. It was initially named as Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH).

    It is a technology-based institution, which aims at providing the needed manpower training for industrial and technological development of Ondo State and Nigeria as a whole.

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