MS/Ph.D. in Marine Science: Marine Biology, Marine Physical Sciences, Marine Biotechnology
I. Overview of the Curriculum
These are designed to introduce the major divisions of marine science (marine biology, marine physical sciences and marine biotechnology) to all graduate students in their first year.
The crucial task of designing a program of study will be done both by the student and his Program Committee. Electives can be chosen from among graduate courses offered by the Institute and by other units of the college and of the University to prepare the student to competently pursue his chosen field of research.
The spirit of seminar is to expose the students to the latest research, issues and topics not necessary of their field. In addition, the course shall be conducted in a manner corresponding to a one-unit loading and therefore recommended to be restricted to readings, public presentations and discussions. Finally, students residing outside of Metro Manila and restricted from access to attend, may still enroll the 1u seminar course. These students will then be tasked to submit to the seminar instructor a critique on each of the papers that were assigned for class discussion.
PhD students shall complete one seminar course every other year after 12u of courses have been credited to his/her program of study. MS students need only to complete one seminar course.