Bachelor of Science Program in Fisheries Science

(Bachelor of Science Program in Fisheries Science)

1. Program title:

Program title:

Program in Fisheries Science

Offered by:

Faculty of Animal Sciences and Agricultural Technology,

Silpakorn University, Phetchaburi IT Campus

2. Degree granted:

Bachelor of Science Program in Fisheries Science

B.Sc. (Fisheries Science)

3. . Program philosophy:

The program aims to produce graduates with essential knowledge, understanding and skills in fisheries, aquaculture and aquatic resource management that can be creatively applied to their future careers.

4. Expected learning outcomes

After completing a degree in the program in fisheries science, graduates will be able to:

1) to critically explain the scientific principles underlying the study of fisheries.

2) to demonstrate calculations essential to fisheries study and related fields.

3) to correctly explain the methods of breeding and rearing of commercial aquatic species.

4) to precisely describe the management of important factors in aquaculture.

5) to operate a production of commercial species and acquire entrepreneurial skills for creative career development.

6) to appropriately apply the knowledge of social sciences, economics, information technology for managements of biological resources and aquatic habitats.

7) to plan and conduct a research project in fisheries and related fields.

8) to develop English language communication, creative and critical thinking skills for life-long learning.

9) to develop codes of social responsibility, team working and scientific ethics, particularly in relation to fisheries advancement and applications.

5. Admission requirements:

1) Applicants must complete a high-school level or equivalence.

2) Applicants must be admitted to the program through the Thai University Central Admission System (TCAS) administered by the Commission on Higher Education (CHE), Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation and/or stated otherwise by the university’s announcement on undergraduate admission.

3) Proofs of other qualifications may be required by Silpakorn University.

6. Program length:

Four years of continuous full-time study on the semester system

7. Curriculum structure


Minimum credit required 131 credits
Program structure
(1) General Education 30 credits
(1.1) General Education Cores 24 credits
(1.2) General Education Electives 6 credits
(2) Major Courses 95 credits
(2.1) Sciences and Mathematics 26 credits
(2.2) Major Cores 57 credits
(2.3) Major Electives 12 credits
(3) Electives 6 credits

8. Careers/Employment opportunities:

1) fisheries scientist in private aquaculture business, aquaculture farm manager, planning and production control officer, agricultural extension officer and feed, chemicals and equipment sale representative.

2) fisheries scientist or fisheries officer in government sectors, researcher and laboratory scientist.

3) entrepreneur in aquaculture, ornamental aquaculture business.

4) private fisheries business owner.

9.  Location offered:

Faculty of Animal Sciences and Agricultural Technology, Silpakorn University, Phetchaburi IT Campus.

Postal Address: 1 Moo 3 Cha-am-Pranburi Road, Sampraya Sub-district, Cha-am District, Phetchaburi, Thailand. 76120

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11. Revised curriculum or Update Date

November 10, 2021

12. TQF2

Bachelor of Science Program in Fisheries Science (revision dated 2022)

13. Student handbook

student handbook Academic year 2022 Download 

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