Diploma In Aquaculture

Course overview

Statistics
Qualification Diploma
Study mode Full-time
Duration 2 years
Intakes November, June
Tuition (Local students) $ 3,684
Tuition (Foreign students) Data not available

About

This programme provides students with the scientific knowledge and skills in aquaculture and forms a link for those who wish to embark on a career in aquaculture industries. The programme covers a wide range of topics in aquaculture setup, water quality, system preparation, feed and nutrition, seed production and nursery, harvesting, aquaponics etc.

This programme also offers hands-on practices, fieldwork, industrial visit and prepares graduates with aquaculture skills and techniques, as well as analytical skills in laboratories, leading to the professionalism in the area of aquaculture. Students will also be taught the fundamental of business and entrepreneurship to help the graduates to venture in aquaculture industries.

Admissions

Intakes

Fees

Tuition

$ 3,684
Local students
Data not available
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.

Application

$ 20
Local students
$ 125
Foreign students

Student Visa

$ 502
Foreign students

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Entry Requirements

(1) SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
(2) O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
(3) UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
(4) Certificate - Relevant Certificate accreditated by MQA

Compulsory subjects:
SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in one relevant science subject AND English Language*

*Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

Note:
a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
b) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
c) Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
d) Subject to the Ministry of Higher Education latest requirements.

Curriculum

  • Introduction to Aquaculture
  • Aquaculture System and Practices
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Commercial Aquaculture Species and Farming
  • Site Selection, Design and Setup
  • Aquaculture Environment and Water Quality
  • Entrepreneurial Practices
  • System Preparation, Stocking and Management
  • Small Business Venture
  • Aquaculture Engineering, Equipment and Tools
  • Feed and Nutrition
  • Live Food Species and Production
  • Introduction to Seed Production and Nursery
  • Grow-out Technologies and Practices
  • Harvest, Processing and Post-Harvest
  • Aquatic Animal Health
  • Chemical and Drugs in Aquaculture
  • Industrial Training
Elective (Choose 3):
  • Introduction to Aquaponics
  • Economics and Farm Management
  • Computer Skills
  • Information Technology and Systems
  • Introduction to Organisation and Management
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

English Language, Pengajian Malaysia 2, English for Communication, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, English for IELTS, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, Public Speaking, Co-curricular

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