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Diploma in Aquaculture

Offered by: Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
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Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2 Yrs (JH)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees17600 / Course
CampusJohor Branch Campus
FacultyFaculty of Applied Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyScience (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)
Course Description

This programme provides students with the scientific knowledge and skills in aquaculture and forms a link for 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.

Curriculum

Introduction to Aquaculture, Aquaculture System and Practices, 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, Good Aquaculture Practices, Industrial Training

Elective (Choose 3):
Introduction to Aquaponics, Economics and Farm Management, Computer Skills, Information Technology and Systems, Introduction to Business, 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

Entry Requirements

SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
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:
SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have a t least a past in Sejarah.

Intake Months18 May 2020
Career Prospects
  • Sales and Technical
  • Hatchery Technician
  • Farm Technician
  • Laboratory Technician

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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