Universiti Malaysia Terengganu strives to become a leading global university especially in the niche area of marine sciences and aquatic resources. The five main pillars of the university’s strategy namely outstanding talent, excellence in teaching and learning, exceptional research, knowledge transfer and enhancement of image has continued to strengthen this undertaking specifically in the fields of marine sciences and aquatic resources. Supporting this endeavor too is the unique location of the main campus by the South China Sea while its many research stations are located in lakes, wetlands, islands and tropical forests. The university offers high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in oceanography, marine sciences, fisheries, aquaculture, coastal communities as well as many other academic programmes. Oceans of Discoveries, for Global Sustainability is our guide to soar towards excellence in the chosen niche.


visionA marine-focused university, reputed nationally and respected globally.


missionGenerating knowledge for  the prosperity of the community and world sustainability.