School of Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences is established on December 1, 2013, in line with the academic transformation of the Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. The academic programmes are designed towards producing skilled personnel in the field of fisheries and aquaculture to meet the needs of the industry.
The school offers various levels of fisheries and aquaculture programmes which combines science, technology, management and entrepreneurship that will produce globally competitive graduates. All of the programmes are accredited by the MQA and the contents are revised periodically according to the needs of the industry.
The programmes are as follows:
1. Undergraduate Programmes
a) Diploma in Fisheries
b) Bachelor of Applied Science (Fisheries)
c) Bachelor of Agrotechnology Science (Aquaculture)
2. Postgraduate Programmes
a) By Coursework
i. Master of Science in Aquaculture
ii. Master of Science in Sustanable Tropical Fisheries
b) By Research
i. Master of Science
ii.Doctor of Philosophy
Offering programmes in the field of fisheries and aquaculture is a pragmatic step towards upgrading the level and quality of fisheries and aquaculture industry in Malaysia. The School aims to develop trained manpower in the field of fisheries and aquaculture, that are competitive, have high self-esteem and virtuous to meet the needs of the workforce.
The School will be able to play its role in the aspect of mastery of various knowledge and skills in applied science and agrotechnology, teaching and learning, through approaches, methods and recent findings in line with government policy and the aspirations of the people.
The School of Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences is located on the campus of Universiti Malaysia Terengganu in Mengabang Telipot, 25 km from Kuala Terengganu and 10 km from Sultan Mahmud Airport.