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Master of Science in Ocean Sciences

Master (ISCED 2011 level 7)


Duration 3 semesters
Cost 995 PHP per semester (additional $500 fee for foreign students)

The Master of Science in Ocean Sciences is offered as a part of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. 



A world-class institution in the fields of fisheries and aquatic sciences



  • Provide quality education in the field of fisheries and aquatic sciences;
  • Conduct cutting edge and relevant researches in the fields of fisheries and aquatic sciences;
  • Lead in the formulation and implementation of effective extension programs; and
  • Advocate for policy directions in the utilization and management of fisheries and aquatic resources


A full course description can be found here

Structural components
Research Project

Application procedure

The graduate application form can be found here


For foreign students from countries where English is not the medium of instruction and/or not the native language, the following rating of Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required: Paper-based: at least 500 and up; Computer-based: at least 173 and up; and Internet-based :at least 61 and up. This is in addition to other requirements of specific graduate programs of UPV.

Grant opportunities

A list of available scholarships can be found here


The application from for a student loan can be found here

ISCED Categories

Project management
Personal skills and communication
Ocean Literacy
Physical and chemical oceanography