Academic


Advancing Lives through Dissemination of Knowledge


In an effort to ensure that UMT is a leading and renowned centre of education and research, UMT emphasizes that the content of programmes offered is in accordance with the requirements of the current job market. This is to fulfill its vision of becoming a reputable international university.

1. Diploma Programme Offered:


Candidates with SPM/equivalent qualification are eligible to apply for Diploma and Foundation for Agricultural Science programmes.

Diploma in Fisheries

To produce graduates which have comprehensive knowledge in theory and applications of Fisheries. To prepare graduates with various knowledge in Fisheries which empasize on the efficient resources exploitation, sustainable resource management and resources utilization. To provide skilled human resources in various disciplines of Fisheries to meet employment demands in the relevant public and private sectors.

2. Undergraduates Programmes Offered:


UMT offers full time programmes to qualified candidates with STPM/equivalent, Matriculation/Foundation, Diploma/equivalent qualifications as these are entry requirements for its Bachelor Degree.

a. Bachelor of Applied Science (Fisheries)

To produce graduates which have comprehensive knowledge in theory and applications of Fisheries Science. To prepare graduates with various knowledge in Fisheries Science which empasize on the efficient resources exploitation, sustainable resource management and resources utilization. To provide skilled human resources in various disciplines of Fisheries Science to meet employment demands in the relevant public and private sectors.

b. Bachelor of Science in Agrotechnology (Aquaculture)

Aquaculture is the farming of underwater creatures in controlled saltwater or freshwater environments.Students enrolled in a 3-year degree program in aquaculture gain the basic knowledge and skills necessary to farm aquatic organisms like crustaceans, mollusks and certain types of fish. Students learn how to manage and assess the population of fisheries, control fish hatcheries and aquaculture environments, and monitor and enhance aquatic environments.

3. Postgraduate Programmes Offered:


UMT offers more than 400 fields of postgraduate study in its effort to transform Malaysia into a higher education hub of excellence at the regional and international level. UMT constantly strives to produce well-balanced students from the academic and ethical aspects. UMT currently has the highest percentage of academicians with PhD in Malaysia. It also provides a conducive environment and invaluable learning experience to its students from more than 60 countries. Those who are interested in postgraduate education programmes must submit their applications through the School of Graduate Studies (SGS).

a. Master of Science in Aquaculture – Program by Coursework

To produce graduates who are knowledgeable and skilled in the aspects of fisheries in general, and aquaculture in particular. Also, to develop graduates which are competent, professional and entrepreneurial which will be become the catalyst for the development of progressive human as well as environmental sustainability in the aquaculture sectors and aquaculture products.

b. Master of Science in Sustainable Tropical Fisheries – Program by Coursework

To produce graduates who are knowledgeable and skilled in the aspects of fisheries in general, and aquaculture in particular. Also, to develop graduates which are competent, professional and entrepreneurial which will be become the catalyst for the development of progressive human as well as environmental sustainability in the aquaculture sectors and aquaculture products.

c. Master of Science – Program by Research

To produce graduates who are knowledgeable and skilled in the aspects of fisheries in general, and aquaculture in particular. Also, to develop graduates which are competent, professional and entrepreneurial which will be become the catalyst for the development of progressive human as well as environmental sustainability in the aquaculture sectors and aquaculture products.

d. Doctor of Philosophy – Program by Research

To produce graduates who are knowledgeable and skilled in the aspects of fisheries in general, and aquaculture in particular. Also, to develop graduates which are competent, professional and entrepreneurial which will be become the catalyst for the development of progressive human as well as environmental sustainability in the aquaculture sectors and aquaculture products.