Degree Program Marine Science

Detail of Department and the Degree Programs Offered

S/No Departments Programs
01 Marine Sciences MS/M.Phil in Marine Biology
02 Marine Sciences BS Marine Sciences
03 Coastal and Environmental Sciences BS Environmental Sciences
04 Marine Geology BS Geology

 

BS MarineSciences4 years (8 semesters)

Prerequisite

Intermediate (HSC) in Pre-Medical group or an equivalent certificate from any recognized Board/Institute with at least 50% marks and maximum age limit of 21 years.

Award of Degree

Degree will be awarded on basis of at least 2.0 CGPA. However, a student has to maintain CGPA / GPA requirement to remain enrolled at the University in each semester. Faculty of Marine Science envisions creation of disciplines covering various branches of Marine Sciences in due course of progress ahead.

Specialization:

Fisheries Biology & Aquaculture

Marine Biology

MS Marine Sciences

2 years (4 semesters) Prerequisite: BS/BSc /Hons)

Specialization:

1-          Marine Biology

2-         Fisheries

 

Course Scheme of BS Marine Sciences

 

First Semester
Code Title of the Course Credit hrs
ENG-301 English I 3 (3-0)
PAK.ST-301 Pakistan Study 2 (2-0)
MATH-301 Mathematics 3 (3-0)
Mar. Sci. 301 Introduction of Marine Science 3 (3-0)
CHEM-301 General Chemistry 3 (2-1)
BIO-301 General Biology 3 (2-1)
Total 17
 

Second Semester

Code Title of the Course Credit hrs
ENG-302 English II 3 (3-0)
IS.ST-302 Islamic Studies/Ethics 2 (2-0)
GEO. 302 General Geology 3 (2-1)
STAT-302 Statistics-I 3 (2-1)
PHY.302 General Physics 3 (2-1)
Mar.Sci.302 General Fisheries 3 (2-1)
Total    17
Third Semester
Code Title of the Course Credit hrs
COMP.401 Computer Applications 3 (3+0)
Mar.Sci.402 Planktology 3 (2+1)
Mar.Sci.403 Marine Botany 3 (2+1)
Mar.Sci.404 Marine Zoology 3 (2+1)
Mar.Sci.401 Marine Ecology and Ecosystem 3 (2+1)
STAT-401 Statistics-II 3(2+1)
ENG-403 English-III 3(3-0)
Total 21
Fourth Semester
Code Title of the Course Credit hrs
Mar.Sci.405 Marine Resources 3 (3-0)
Mar.Sci.406 Marine Biochemistry 3 (2+1)
Mar.Sci.407 Marine Microbiology 3 (2+1)
Mar.Sci.408 Collection & Preservation of Marine Organism 3 (2+1)
Mar.Sci.409 Cell and Molecular Biology 3 (2+1)
Mar.Sci.410 Applications of GIS in Fisheries 3 (2+1)
Total 18
Fifth Semester
Code Title of the Course Credit hrs
Mar.Sci.501 Seafood Handling and Process 3(2+1)
Mar.Sci.502 Systematic Study of Marine Organisms 3(2+1)
Mar.Sci.503 Physical Oceanography 3(2+1)
Mar.Sci.504 International Sea Laws 3 (3+0)
Mar.Sci.505 Entrepreneurship 3(3+0)
Mar.Sci.506 Marine Pollution and Control 3(2+1)
Total  18       
Sixth Semester (Fisheries)
Code Title of the Course Credit hrs
Mar.Sci.507 Biostatistics 3 (2+1)
Mar.Sci.508 Scientific Writing and Communication Skills 3 (2+1)
Mar.Sci.509 Aquaculture 3 (2+1)
Mar.Sci.510 Aquatic Pathology 3 (2+1)
Mar.F.511 Finfish Biology 3 (2+1)
Mar.F.512 Shellfish Biology 3 (2+1)
Total 18
Sixth Semester (Biology )
Code Title of the Course Credit hrs
Mar.Sci.507 Biostatistics 3 (2+1)
Mar.Sci.508 Scientific Writing and Communication Skills 3 (2+1)
Mar.Sci.509 Aquaculture 3 (2+1)
Mar.Sci.510 Aquatic Pathology 3 (2+1)
Mar.B.511 Marine Chemistry 3 (2+1)
Mar.B.512 Invertebrate Biology 3 (2+1)
Total 18
Seventh Semester (Biology)
Code Title of the Course Credit hrs
Mar.B.601 Immunology 3 (2+1)
Mar.B.602 Marine Biotechnology 3 (2+1)
Mar.B.603 Marine Biodiversity 3 (2+1)
Mar.B.604 Evolution 3 (2+1)
Mar.B.605 Seaweed and Mangroves 3 (2+1)
Mar.B.606 Vertebrate Biology 3 (2+1)
Total 18
Seventh Semester (Fisheries)
Code Title of the Course Credit hrs
Mar.F.601 Applied Aquaculture 3(2+1)
Mar.F.602 Fish Ecology and Adaptation 3 (2+1)
Mar.F.603 Fisheries Marketing and Management 3 (2+1)
Mar.F.604 Ichthyology 3 (2+1)
Mar.F.605 Fisheries Techniques and Methods 3 (2+1)
Mar.F.606 Fish Population and Dynamics 3 (2+1)
Total 18
Eighth Semester
Code Title of the Course Credit hrs
Mar.F.607 Internship , Report Writing and Presentation 6
Total  Credit hrs 133