12 months
Duration
2500 USD/year
1586 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
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Apply date
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Start date

About

Aquatic Biology at University Sains Malaysia is an area of applied biology that entails the multidisciplinary study and research on fresh-, brackish- and marine biology and the dynamics of these ecosystems.

Overview

Since about 71% of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, these aquatic ecosystems are the major environment and ecosystems on Earth. By doing research on this Aquatic Biology area at University Sains Malaysia, students will be applying the basic principles of aquatic science, and will be able to analyse, synthesize and evaluate the experimental data and information objectively. 

What you'll study

Research in aquatic biology also involves practical experience in aquatic sampling inventory and various field and lab-based measurement techniques. Management and sustainable utilization of aquatic resources for various ecological and economic importance will also be emphasized.

Programme Structure

Research areas include:

  • Aquaculture
  • Limnology
  • Marine Ecology
  • Oceanography
  • Coastal Ecosystems
  • Plankton Ecology & Productivity

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related area
CGPA of at least 2.75 / 4.00; orCGPA between 2.50 - 2.74 with the following additional conditions: or
  • Research experience for at least one year; or
  • Work experience in related field for at least one year; or
  • At least one (1) academic publication in the relevant field; or
  • Grade B for major / elective courses; or
  • Grade B+ for final year project
CGPA between 2.00 - 2.49 (Bachelor's Degree with Honours) with the following additional conditions: or
  • Research experience for at least five (5) years; or
  • Work experience in related field for at least five (5) years; AND
  • At least one (1) academic publication in the relevant field; or
  • Grade B for major / elective courses; or
  • Grade B+ for final year project

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    1586 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 793 USD per semester during 12 months.

Full time local: Tuition Fee (Semester) : 3,350.00 MYR

Part time

Local: Tuition Fee (Semester) : 2,775.00 MYR

International: Tuition Fee (Semester) : 1,113.00 USD

Living costs for George Town

1755 - 2203 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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