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PhD in Fisheries

PhD (ISCED 2011 level 8)


Duration 6 semesters
Cost 995 PHP per semester (additional $500 fee for foreign students)

The PhD in Fisheries is offered as a part of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. 



A world-class institution in the fields of fisheries and aquatic sciences



  • Provide quality education in the field of fisheries and aquatic sciences;
  • Conduct cutting edge and relevant researches in the fields of fisheries and aquatic sciences;
  • Lead in the formulation and implementation of effective extension programs; and
  • Advocate for policy directions in the utilization and management of fisheries and aquatic resources


A full course description can be found here

Structural components
Laboratory training
Practical/Field work
Research Project

Application procedure

The graduate application form can be found here


For foreign students from countries where English is not the medium of instruction and/or not the native language, the following rating of Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required: Paper-based: at least 500 and up; Computer-based: at least 173 and up; and Internet-based :at least 61 and up. This is in addition to other requirements of specific graduate programs of UPV.

Grant opportunities

A list of available scholarships can be found here


The application from for a student loan can be found here

ISCED Categories

Project management
Personal skills and communication