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Programmes

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

 

ACECoR’s PhD programmes are designed as 36-month intensive full-time research programmes. Students in the 

programme spend 24 months on field research and data collection and 12 months for organising and writing their 

thesis, including attending relevant seminars and conferences to gain critical knowledge and/or present preliminary research results.

PhD Integrated Coastal Zone Management

Rationale

West Africa’s coastal areas are home to about one-third of the sub-region’s population.

PhD Oceanography and Limnology

Rationale

The PhD in Oceanography and Limnology is designed to train highly qualified professionals who wil

PhD Fisheries Science

Rationale

The fisheries sector is important in the economies of many developing countries.

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

 

The ACECoR MPhil programmes are designed as intensive modular programmes with a research component. 

Students admitted to the programmes spend a 12-month period of learning on course modules and another 12 months on research.

MPhil Integrated Coastal Zone Management

Rationale

West Africa’s coastal areas are home to about one-third of the sub-region’s population.

MPhil Oceanography and Limnology

Programme Lecturer

Rationale

The MPhil in Oceanography and Limnology is geared towards training qualified limnologists and oce

MPhil Fisheries Science

Rationale

The importance of the fisheries sector in the economy of many developing countries cannot be over

Short Courses

ACECoR runs short courses covering technical and relevant contextual aspects for Ghana’s coastal areas. The courses target professionals actively engaged in the field of integrated coastal management, fisheries management, climate change adaptation and geographic information systems or individuals whose work is increasingly affected by issues of fisheries, development and physical planning in coastal areas. The course is organized over a period of one week where standardized technical delivery in the classroom and field activities, course programs, certifications and other outcomes are ensured.

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