Fisheries Technology

  • College of Fisheries Technology & Aquaculture Technology |
  • English

Program Description

The department is a pioneer in education of fishing vessels navigation and designing of fishing equipment that qualifies graduates to work on fishing vessels as an alternate officers, to be responsible for navigational surveillance (after completion of ministerial requirements for practicing the profession) or fisheries observers on fishing vessels, also as fishery managers in fishing ports. The program is designed in accordance with the requirements of the STCW-F international conventions of 1978 and amendments to STCW-F for 1995 and the requirements of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Students receive marine uniforms and marine exercises can be conducted in regional and international waters

Learning Outcomes

  • 1- Acquisition of conceptual and analytical knowledge of basic sciences related to fisheries technology, fisheries management and navigation techniques. 2-Holistic understanding of tools and technology used in the different branches of sciences interrelated with fisheries science. 3-Apply the principles and theories of fishing vessel and fishing operations and develop appropriate navigation methodology in different situations. 4-Acquisition of the skills to analyze novel challenges in fisheries field and to understand planning innovative strategies. 5-The ability to use suitable tools to search, analyze and interpret data and associated uncertainty. 6-Development of advanced technical skills related with fisheries. 7-Development of problem-solving skills. 8-Demonstrate the ability to comprehend multiple fisheries navigational tasks and solve unfamiliar problems in various conditions. 9-The ability to deal with legal and normative documents. 10-Effectively access and use available information resources. 11-Demonstrate understanding of relevant information for building professionalism, capacity and work ethics.

Markets and Career

  • The College qualifies graduates to work in: • After activating the fisheries regulations concerning the fishing vessels over 24 meters, the graduates are qualified to work as an officers in charge of the navigational watch on fishing vessels of 24 meters in length and over; operating in limited and unlimited waters (after the completion of the ministerial requirements for practicing the profession). • Official and regional organizations related to the different fisheries and aquaculture managements. • Arab and international organizations related to fisheries managements and conservation. • Educational and training institutions. • Investing in aquaculture projects, such as fish farms and hatcheries. • Governmental and private fish farms. • Working as fisheries observers on fishing vessels and ports. • The different areas of scientific research and the development of the industry of fisheries and aquaculture.

Admission Requirements

• The student must have a high school certificate or equivalent. • Accepts high school students (scientific) only.

Tests & Prerequisites

• Pass the Academy English language replacement test. • Pass medical examination tests. • Pass the body structure (personal interview).




College of Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology seeks to prepare technical calibers in all fields of water resources (fisheries and aquaculture), to be capable of competing in labor market with distinctive university education programs that work to stimulate creativity and innovation among students in the framework of an applied scientific research, aimed at community service using latest technology to achieve international standards and accreditations.

Code Title Prequisites
FT 111 Ichthyology -
FT 112 Aquatic Ecology -
FT 113 Chmistry -
FT 114 Aquatic Invertebrates -
FT 115 Computer -
LH 130 English 0 (ESP 02) -
LH 131 English 1 none
BA 115+ Physics None
BA 125 Mathematics 1 None
Code Title Prequisites
FN 121 Meteorology -
FT 121 Fish Physiology FT 111
FT 122 Statistics BA 125
FT 123 Fisheries Science -
LI 152 English 2 LI 151
BA 126 Mathematics 2 BA125
Code Title Prequisites
FN 231 Seamanship -
FN 232 Introduction to Navigation -
FN 233 Watch keeping -
FN 234 Marine Engineering -
FT 231 Fishing Gear Technology FT 123
FT 232 Physical Oceanography -
FT 233 Biochemistry FT 113
Code Title Prequisites
FN 241 Ship Compass & Auto Pilot BA 115 & BA 125
FN 242 Coastal Navigation FN 232
FN 243 Navigational Instruments BA115+
FN 244 Marine Safety FN 231
FN 245 Celestial navigation FN243
FT 241 Passive Fishing Gear FT 231
FTE 241 Aquatic Biotechnology -
FTE 242 Ecosystem Conservation -
Code Title Prequisites
FN 351 Radar Navigation FN 242
FN 352 Fishing Vessel Maneuvering FN 233
FN 353 Celestial Navigation BA 126
FT 351 Active Fishing Gear FT 231
FT 352 Fish Handling & stowage -
FT 353 Fishery Biology FT 123
Code Title Prequisites
FN 471 Guided Sea Training FN 241, FN 243, ....
FT 471 Graduation Project I FT 361

Start your Application

Start The Journey to your Career.