Diploma in Fisheries Enabled Services

The sworn course for avid software developers who want to change the world!

In line with the Government objectives to transform Mauritius into an Ocean Economy and to respond to the challenge of the Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping to sustainably optimize aquatic and ocean-related resources, the Diploma programme in Fisheries Enabled Services is being offered. The program fosters at creating an enabling and sustainable environment to allow participants better promote the fisheries sector while taking into account sound economic and social growth.
This programme has been designed for people already working in the fisheries sector and for Officers of the Fisheries Protection Service of the Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping. It offers opportunities for the personnel requiring specific knowledge and skills necessary to improve their effectiveness in their work area and also to cope with the various on-going changes in the field.

Objectives

Foster the sustainable development and management of fisheries resources.
Equip students with the core knowledge, theoretical and practical underpinnings of the fisheries sector and the ocean economy.
Cater for the conservation and protection of fisheries resources for continued socio-economic benefits to all stakeholders.
Develop students’ ability to think critically, appraise and apply relevant skills to address local, regional and international challenges.

Requirements

  • Either as per UTM’s ‘Admissions Regulations’ to Diploma Programmes
  • OR exceptionally, other candidates who do not satisfy the above criteria, but who can satisfy the School Board on the recommendation of the School both as to their general educational qualifications and as to their competence for the course of study proposed, may be admitted with at least ten years of relevant work experience.

Curriculum

4 Lessons2 Years

Level 1

Computer Organisation & Architecture
Programming Concepts
Decision Mathematics
Professional Issues in ICT

Level 2

Pre-Level 3 Activity

Work Placement

Level 3