about the department

About the Department

The students who have graduated from the Department of Fisheries Technology is awarded with a Bachelor's degree in the field of FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING

Following graduation, those who complete a 12-month naval internship,  are entitled to take for the "Restricted Watchkeeping Officer" proficiency test. Passing this exam entitles candidates to receive the Restricted Watchkeeping Officer certification.

Graduates can obtain Personal Survival Techniques, Basic First Aid, Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Personel Safety and Social Responsibility, Proficiency in Lifesaving Appliances, Keeping Navigation Watch, Radar Observation and Plotting certificates without attending the course.

The General Radio Operator (GOC) qualification is available to third-year students who successfully complete the Communication at Sea course.

2nd year students take elective courses related to their preferred field (Marine Ecology, Aquaculture and Fish Diseases, Fisheries Management, Sea Food Processing) in order to specialize in a particular field.

MINOR: Obtaining a minor in the Department of Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering entitles students with a grade point average of 2.60 or higher to qualify for the tests for "Unlimited Watchkeeping Officer."

Students can also get a minor in the Faculty of Science 'Department of Biology', Faculty of Forestry 'Department of Wildlife Ecology and Management' and Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences 'Business Administration'.

DOUBLE MAJOR: Students with a grade point average of 2.80 or more out of 4 can get a double major in 'Department of Maritime Transportation Management Engineering', 'Department of Biology', 'Wildlife Ecology and Management' and graduate with a double diploma.

Job fields of our graduates;

Job Opportunities for Graduates;

Academic(scientist) at Universities, Researcher at Research Institutes, Responsible Engineer and Quality Control Specialist at Fisheries Processing Factories, Responsible Engineer at Aquaculture Facilities, Engineer at Fish Feed Production Facilities, Teacher at Maritime and Aquaculture Vocational High Schools,  Engineer or expert in the units affiliated to the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Provincial Directorates of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock and its affiliated institutions, the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs and its affiliated institutions, the Ministry of Environment, Urbanisation and Climate Changeand its affiliated institutions, the General Directorate of Agriculture Research and Policies (TAGEM),Engineer in Municipalities, Consultant in units and banks that provide consultancy services, Occupational Health and Safety Expert in various fields,  Captain on fishing vessels and ships of less than 500 gross tonnage, Yacht Captain and Yacht Management in the yacht tourism sector, Boat Captain in the Undersecretariats of Customs, Engineer in Professional Aquarium Services, Engineer in Food and Water analysis laboratories

In addition, minor and double major students can work in professions related to their department.