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Master of Science in Tropical Fisheries

Master of Science in Tropical Fisheries are ;

  1. Focuses on the tropical and sub-tropical fisheries
  2. An international linkage programme with enhanced quality in teaching and research
  3. In collaboration with other Asian universities :Sam Ratulangi University, Indonesia, Kagoshima Univeristy, Japan, University of the Philippines Visayas, Philippines
  4. Students have the opportunities to attend some of the courses and carry out research at those universities
  5. International students have the opportunities to experience the natural living laboratory of Malaysian natural environment together with local students
  6. Students get the opportunities to learn and experience different life and academic cultures.

Each programme has two components:

i. Programme Core Courses

The programme core courses are the courses offered based on the needs of the programme. These courses develop the students’ expertise in the field of study. It is complusory for the students to take this course and they must pass these courses with a minimum grade of B. Shall they fail, they have to repeat the respective course.

  • Advanced Fisheries Microbiology
  • Conservation and Management of Fisheries Resources
  • Computation Model in Fishery
  • Project I
  • Survey and Monitoring System
  • Fishing Gears Technology
  • Current Issues in Fisheries
  • Project II
  • Regional Fishery Governance, Law and Policy
  • Sustainable Fisheries and Community Livelihood
  • Project III

ii. Elective

Elective courses are courses to be chosen by students from any school based on their interest and their potential. Students are required to take minimum 6 credit hours as listed in the programme scheme. Elective courses will be graded and their credit hours will also be taken into account.

Duration of Study :

18 Month

For further inquiries please contact :
School of Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
21030 Kuala Terengganu
Terengganu, MALAYSIA

Contact Person :
Dr. Wan Mohd Rauhan Wan Hussin (Programme Chairman)
Tel : +609 668 5026
Fax: +609 668 5002
E-mail: rauhan@umt.edu.my

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