Academic System – Diploma in Fisheries



Semester System

Semester System


The Diploma program in UMT for academic session 2015/2016 begins on 2 June 2015 and ends on 4 June 2016.

Each academic year session has two semesters which are Semester I and Semester II with each consists of a total of 17 weeks with 14 lecture weeks and 3 examination weeks.

Credit Hours

Credit Hour


Diploma
For all courses, an hour lecture in a week will be rated as one credit hour. Practical classes which usually require 3 hours per week in the laboratory or field are also rated as one credit hour. As such, a course with 3 credit hours.

Credit Hour Requirements for Graduation

Credit Hour Requirements for Graduation


The minimum total amount of credit hours to graduate for Diploma in Fisheries is 90 credit hours.

Curriculum

Curriculum


The curriculum acts as the core for a learning program which is designed to take into account the university’s goals and philosophy that is to produce competent graduates who are able to adapt to various conditions, knowledgeable and useful to the society as well as skillful with leadership qualities and wisdom.

Students who have failed in any particular course, and have insufficient time to repeat the course throughout the study period, but has completed the minimum total amount of credit hours required for graduation, have to repeat the course in the additional semester by just taking the course alone. Students are not required to meet the minimum number of credits per semester.

Course Selection

Course Selection


Courses which are required by the curriculum, especially prerequisite courses should be taken as soon as possible. The combination of selected courses must conform to the suitability of an appropriate timetable. It is advisable that course selection should be planned together with the Academic Advisor. Each program has three (3) components:

i. University’s Core Courses (Status: YW)
University Core courses are compulsory courses offered fully by the Centre for Education and Liberal Art (PPAL). The number of Credit hours for University Core Courses diploma and undergraduate program is 16 credit hours.

Grading system for University Core courses use a Passed / Failed to apply learning and appreciation, experience and inspiration with the goal to improve soft skills of students in a holistic manner.

The assessment must take into account aspects such as students’ self-commitment and ethics in learning, teamwork, communication,leadership, involvement activities and tasks that can be measured potential and student achievement. Principles of learning and teaching for the University Core Courses are student-centered learning (SCL) or Project Based Learning (PBL).

ii. Program’s Core Courses (Status: YW)
Program’s Core Courses of Study Program is a mandatory course offered by school with a total of 50 credit hours. Core courses offered Studies Program can pass through the center
studies on mutual consent and the importance of strengthening the knowledge gained by the students.Core components of the Study Program is determined as follows.
1) Learning and Teaching Course
2) Industrial Training
3) Field Survey
4) Final Year Academic Project (PITA)
All core courses Education Program uses a grading system CGPA with the aim to focus on student achievement in the fields of study programs.This method establishes the principles of learning and teaching is oriented assessment and examination.These courses are geared to students in the construction expertise field studies program. Students are required to take this course and
must pass with a minimum grade of D and must repeat the course failing.

iii. Elective University (Status : ELF)
University Elective courses are elective courses conducted fully by the Centre for Education and Liberal Art (PPAL). For the Diploma in Fisheries program’s of 24 credit hours required for
meet the program requirements.

Grading system for University Core courses use a Passed / Failed to apply learning and appreciation, experience and inspiration with the goal to improve soft skills of students in a holistic manner.

The assessment must take into account aspects such as students’ self-commitment and ethics in learning, teamwork, communication,leadership, involvement activities and tasks that can be measured potential and student achievement. Principles of learning and teaching for the University Core Courses are student-centered learning (SCL) or Project Based Learning (PBL).

Others

Others


i. Fees/Debt

Students who still owe or do not have a financial guarantee are not allowed to register.

ii. Information Update

Students are responsible to update their personal information from time to time and inform the school about the modification for record purposes.