Diploma of Aquaculture With Entrepreneurship

by | May 14, 2019

Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms – fish, crusta-ceans, mollusks, and even plants. It has been touted as a good alternative to commercial fishing for providing food and livelihood.

In many developing countries fish and other aquaculture products serve as the main source of cheap protein to combat malnutrition and under nutrition; fish having essential amino acids which are often lacking in cereal protein substitutes.

The Diploma in Aquaculture with Entrepreneurship enhances the scientific understanding of various aquatic farming activities ranging from fish, shellfish, ornamental fish and corals to seaweed cultivation. In ensuring students have an edge after graduation; this program integrates the scientific aspects of aquaculture with the business aspects thus enabling students to venture into commercial activities such as business and entrepreneurship.

Year 1

  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • Introduction to Internet Technology
  • Business Communication for Diploma
  • Malaysian Studies (for Local students) (MPU1) / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (for International students) (MPU1)
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience I (MPU4)
  • Aquatic Ecosystems and Environmental Management
  • Aquatic Biology
  • Fundamentals of Microbiology
  • Business Essentials
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Co-Operative Placement 1

Year 2

  • Entrepreneurship (MPU2)
  • Basic and Practices of Marketing
  • Aquaculture Facility Selection and Design
  • Water Quality and Analysis
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience II (MPU4)
  • Malaysian Eco-Tourism / Malaysian Traditional Food (MPU3)
  • Introduction to Biological Research and Analysis
  • Operational Management for Aquaculture
  • Aquatic Health and Diseases
  • Management of Water Systems
  • Aquatic Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Logistics Business Strategy & Planning
  • Brood-stock Management for Aquaculture
  • Co-Operative Placement 2

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