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Bachelor of Science (Marine Science) (Hons) (Bachelor of Science (Marine Science) (Hons) )

Type
Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)
Language

English

Duration 8 semesters
Cost About MYR 30,000 over 4 years (int. students), 9,000 for local

The marine science programme impart to students knowledge on the marine environment through lectures, laboratory classes and field excursions  aimed to expose the students to the diversity of marine life, marine ecosystems and its interconnectivity to the environment. This course encompass the management of marine resources, maritime policies, oceanic-atmospheric interactions and impacts of human activities and climate change on the oceans, to produce graduates who are able to understand and manage conservation and sustainable utilisation of marine resource.

 

Career Prospects

Administrative/enforcement officer (e.g.: officer in the Marine Department, Maritime Enforcement Agency, Fisheries, Marine Parks Department), marine conservation officer, marine park manager, environmental consultant, scientist/researcher,eco-tourism – SCUBA diveguide, aquarist, resident biologist in island resorts and public aquaria.

Structural components
Thesis/Dissertation
Internship/Workplace experience
Laboratory training
Practical/Field work
Research Project

ISCED Categories

Biology
Ecology
Conservation and environmental management
Physical and chemical oceanography
Statistics
Fisheries
Navigation and seamanship