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PhD ( Marine Sciences) - CEMACS

 

OVERVIEW

This Programme includes research on various fields. The fields offered are as followed:-

Research Thrust Areas:

Study on Mangrove Ecosystems

  • Research on various aspects of the dynamics operating in this complex ecosystem such as biological productivity, estuarine hydrodynamics and nutrient fluxes.

Marine Pollution and Toxicology

  • Research on the behaviour of environmental pollutants in the estuarine and coastal waters, and their effects on physiological status of marine organisms

Mariculture

  • Research on marine aquaculture of fish, seaweed, mollusk and crustacean for sustainability.

Coral Reef Ecosystem

  • Research in monitoring, understanding and restoring coral reefs from the microbiology and genetics aspects and also reef processes and the effects of natural and man-made influences on the health and conservation of coral reefs.

Integrated Coastal Zone Management

  • Research in the management of the coast using an integrated approach, regarding all aspects of the coastal zone, including geographical and political boundaries, in an attempt to achieve sustainability.

Marine Sciences

  • Research in marine biodiversity, impacts and adaptation to climate change, water quality and ecosystem health.

Biodiversity Conservation

  • Research in the theory and practice of ecological networks to conserve biodiversity; sustainable utilization and conservation of flora and fauna; biodiversity change and sustainable development

Expertise available in the following Centre:
Centre For Marine And Coastal Studies
www.usm.my/cemacs

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 
Applicants should possess the following:

  • A Master or Bachelor’s (First Class Honours or CGPA 3.67/4) degree in a related field.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS


(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 (Paper-based) in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); OR
  • A minimum score of 213 (Computer-based) in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); OR
  • A minimum score of 80 (Internet-based) in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); OR
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • Results must be attached with the application form.

DURATION

  • Full-time : Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 6 semesters/ Max 15 semesters

FEES

Malaysian (MYR)
Full Time/ Semester Part Time/ Semester
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 3,350.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee : 1000.00 
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 2775.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee: 1000.00 
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00

 

International (USD)
Full Time/ Semester Part Time/ Semester
  • Registration Fee : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 1,250.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee: 375.00 
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00
  • Registration Fee : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 1,113.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee : 375.00 
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00

** Fees are subject to change

 
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Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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