Deans Corner

Deans Corner

Welcome to the Faculty of Earth and Ocean Science of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University. We seek to foster and produce experts with specialized knowledge and professional competence who can contribute to the maritime industry and thus to the blue economy of Bangladesh. Here you will have the opportunity to pursue your intellectual curiosity and acquire the strength of mind to prepare yourself for an exciting career ahead.

Our faculty aims to enrich your knowledge in all facets of the ocean environment and marine resources of Bangladesh and around the world. We provide excellent educational and research opportunities for students through observation, experimentation and modeling. Besides classroom learning, students of this faculty are engaged in various field-based research activities that enhance their practical knowledge even more. Our curriculum provides the tools and knowledge for the students to succeed in any component of the rapidly evolving workforce in the maritime sector.

The Faculty of Earth and Ocean Science at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University is comprised of three departments, namely the Department of Oceanography and Hydrography, the Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology and the Department of Fisheries and Aqua Culture. We offer three Master's programs, namely Master in Marine Biotechnology, MSc in Oceanography and MSc in Marine Fisheries. Besides, we offer two undergraduate programs, namely BSc (Honors) in Oceanography and BSc (Honors) in Marine Fisheries. Our programs and faculty can help transform students into lifelong learners with the ability to thrive in an ever-changing world.

To ensure academic excellence, we have well-equipped multimedia classrooms, prominent academicians, professionals, and maritime experts from home and abroad. We also have state of the art laboratory facilities for conducting world class research. In addition to the formal course curriculum, we also arrange short courses, seminars, workshops, study tours and field visits, which contribute to enriching the learning experience of our students.

While the Faculty of Earth and Ocean Science will assist you in your pursuit of academic excellence, the University’s administrative staff and faculty members of other faculties are committed to supporting you for your success. Individually and collectively, we aim to help you thrive by providing you with an intellectually rich and inclusive environment that fosters your growth toward professional and scholarly work.

I would like to cordially invite you to our campus who are interested in expanding your knowledge and enriching your careers in oceanic research. I hope you will be a part of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University and I look forward to welcoming you to our Faculty of Earth and Ocean Science family.


Commodore Md Minarul Hoque, (H), BCGM, psc, BN
Dean, Faculty of Earth and Ocean Science
Phone: +8809666315400