Fisheries and Seafood Processing Technology (with Thesis)

Master's Degree - Instıtute Of Natural And Applıed Scıences

General Information

The aim of Master Program of The Fishing and Seafood Processing Technology is doing some research on fishing techniques, selectivity of fishing gears, sustainable fisheries management , processing of aquatic plants and animals, quality, safety and the quality control analyses of seafood, nutritional components of seafood, biotechnology and nanotechnology applications for seafood and to educate graduates to specialize in a field and to be able to follow recent developments in this field and have the ability to apply his/her knowledge. In this program 10 Professors, 1 Associate Professors and 1 Assistant Professors currently work.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

2 Year - 120 ECTS

Feature & Definition

In this program, there are total 47 graduate courses. Lessons can be taken from other disciplines according to the student's deficiency and interest. In addition to that, students carry out specialization courses, thesis studies and seminar courses with their advisors. There are 7 research laboratories in which student practices and research are conducted.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator

Orientation Staff



The aim of this program is training of researchers and experts to investigate and evaluate national and international information and methods in their field.


The purpose of the program is to enable the student to gain the ability of accessing, compiling, evaluating and interpreting information by doing scientific research.

Specific Admission Requirements

The students can apply to this program providing ALES score, grade point averages and interview in accordance with the regulations of “Çukurova University Graduate Education and Examination Committee” and can pursue their education in their or in related fields.

Qualification Awarded

The students who have successfully accomplished this program gain the master’s degree of Fishing and Seafood Processing Technology.

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

Çukurova University Graduate Education and Examination Regulations is based on.

Access to Further Studies

The graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to obtain a PhD degree in their or related fields if they pass the evaluation process designated according to the “Regulations of Çukurova University Graduate Studies”, which includes a required ALES score and an adequate English language proficiency.



Applied Course

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Work Placement

Field studies, loboratary practice

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities


Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this programme are employed within Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, ministry of Forestry and water affairs, municipalities and private establishment in related industries like seafood processing companies.