DIPLOMA IN FISHERIES
The Diploma in Fisheries is offered to train graduates in fishery production with emphasis in fish breeding, fishing techniques, limnology and oceanography, water and soil quality, fish diseases, aquatic ecology, seamanship and navigation, handling and processing of fish products, and entrepreneurship. Graduates of this programme have career prospects in fishery-related public and private sectors as well as in the fields of research and entrepreneurship. The Diploma in Fishery is a six (6) semester programme with a total of 103 credit hours.
Employment opportunities for future Graduate Diploma in Fisheries will be bright and unemployment can be reduced due to the rapid development of its fisheries sector. Among the agencies that require the services of graduate Diploma in Fisheries include Sabah Parks, WWFM, LKIM, Fishermen's Association, MIMA, Port Corporation. In addition, graduate Diploma in Fisheries has a career opportunity in government agencies, private and connected as well as being able to become entrepreneurs or self-employed.
ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR DIPLOMA IN FISHERIES
Fullfills the University General Requirements and SPECIFIC PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must posses a minimum credit in subjects of Mathematics, Biology OR Science and credit in ONE (1) of the following subjects:
(* Geography/ Agro- technology Studies/ /Commerce/ Entrepreneurship Studies/ Food Preparation & Servicing/ Animal Production/ Farming Machinery/ Estate Management/ Principles of Accounting/ Basis Economy/ Mechanical Engineering Studies/ Basis of Information Processing) and pass English at SPM level
REQUIREMENTS FOR CATEGORY C APPLICANTS
Posses a related and relevant field certificate approved from institutions recognized by the UPM Senate.
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