What will I learn?

Faculty Objectives

To become a centre of excellence in bio resource and technology through:

Producing quality graduates who are knowledgeable, creative and innovative with entrepreneurship inclination

Enhancing research activities toward using quality technology, product development, process and system in bio industry

Being excellence in consultancy services and bio industry

Being an information reference centre in bio industry and able to play active role in legislation of National Agricultural Policy

The aquaculture programme covers the area of research, skills, and practical experience in research areas including nutrition, health, reproductive and growth physiology, breeding and genetics, technology and management as well as ecology in aquaculture. Students will also be exposed to the skills, techniques, and practical experience in this area. Knowledge and experience that will be gained are required for students who are interested in developing careers in aquaculture.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Agriculture

Study options

Full Time (2 - 5 years)

Tuition fees
1st semester: RM 7,212.50; 2nd-4th semesters: RM 5,262.50; 5th-6th semesters: RM 4,700; 7th and subsequent semesters: RM 5,200; Cost for max 4 years: RM 42,800; Cost for max 5 years: RM 53,200
Start date

Expected February, September 2022

Venue

Universiti Putra Malaysia

SERDANG,

Selangor,

43400, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The applicant should possess: a Master Degree (with coursework) in a relevant field with a minimum grade average of B, or a Master Degree with thesis in a relevant field, or an outstanding Bachelor’s degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.750 (such an applicant may apply direct admission even without a Master Degree). Admission into the programme is subject to any other requirement specified by the Faculty/Institute. An applicant from a local public university who is in the final semester of his undergraduate study programme may be considered for provisional admission provided his current CGPA or its equivalent satisfies the graduate programme admission requirements. English Language Requirements: International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) Band 6.0; Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL), Paper Based - 550; 400 for Band 4.0 only for Malay language, Arabic, Chinese Literature, internet-based test (IBT)- 79-80.

For international students

Applicant must have:

A Master’s degree with thesis in a related field; or,

A Master’s degree without thesis in a related field with CGPA of at least 3.500 and at least B+ grade in the project component; or,

Bachelor of Science degree with First Class honors in a related field and CGPA of at least 3.750 or equivalent could be considered.

For applicants with one of the following

550 for the TOEFL Paper-based Test (Academic Version); or

Band 6.0 for IELTS (Academic Training); or

79-80 for TOEFL Internet-based Test (Academic Version); or

Level 109 for CIEP at ELS Language Centre; or

Any English Language Test which is equivalent to B2 in Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

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