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Bachelor of Science (Marine Science) (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees960/sem
FacultyFaculty of Science & Natural Resources
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyScience (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

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.

Entry Requirements

Local: STPM+MUET/Matriculation Cert.; Int: A-Level/Equiv.

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.

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


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