Master of Science in Sustainable Tropical Fisheries



MASTER OF SCIENCE IN SUSTAINABLE TROPICAL FISHERIES – Program by Coursework


Admission Requirement


  1. Bachelor’s degree in related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent from UMT or  any other higher institution recognized by the Senate; or
  2. Any other equivalent academic qualification and possesses evidence of adequate related research or work experience recognized by the Senate
  3.  Demonstrate competency in English, satisfactory to the requirements of the university

List of Courses


Core Course (34 credit hours)

No.CodeCourseCredit
1.SA 6014Research Methodology4 (3+1)
2.SA 6024Biosecurity and Seafood Safety4 (3+1)
3.SA 6034Sustainable Aquaculture4 (4+0)
4.SA 6223Special Topics in Aquaculture3 (3+0)
5.SA 6224Aquaculture Business Management4 (3+1)
6.SA 6243Fish Health Management3 (2+1)
7.SA 6253Advance in Post Harvest Technology3 (2+1)
8.SA 6233Fish Nutrition3 (2+1)
9.SA 6083Case Study I3 (1+2)
10.SA 6263Case Study II3 (0+3)

Elective Course (6 credit hours)

No.CodeCourseCredit
1.SA 6043Advanced Fish Nutrition and Physiology3 (2+1)
2.SA 6063Open Water Aquaculture System3 (2+1)
3.SA 6073Fish Reproductive Physiology3 (2+1)
4.SA 6103Live Feed Technology3 (2+1)
5.SA 6173Advanced Aquaculture Systems Design3 (2+1)
6.SA 6213Advanced Seed Production3 (3+0)

* Students are required to take at least 6 credit hours of any elective courses offered by these school or any equivelent standard courses offered by other school.

Programme Scheme


SEMESTER I

CodeCourseCredit Hour
SA 6014Research Methodology 4 (3+1)
SA 6024 Biosecurity and Seafood Safety4 (3+1)
SA 6034Sustainable Aquaculture4 (4+0)
SA 6082Case Study I3 (1+2)
SA 6223Special Topics in Aquaculture 3 (3+0)
XX XXXXElective Course3
Sub-Total21

SEMESTER II

CodeCourseCredit Hour
SA 6224 Aquaculture Business Management 4 (3+1)
SA 6263 Case Study II3 (0+3)
SA 6243Fish Health Management3 (2+1)
SA 6253Advance in Post harvest technology3 (2+1)
SA 6233Fish Nutrition3 (2+1)
XX XXXXElective Course3
Sub-Total19
Total40