About Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)

Universiti Malaysia Terengganu began as Universiti Pertanian Malaysia’s Centre for Fisheries and Marine Science, located at Mengabang Telipot, Kuala Terengganu. It provided facilities for both students and lecturers from the Fisheries and Marine Science programmes to conduct their practical sessions and also researches.


  • Explores all areas related to Science, Technology and Natural Resource Management through research.
  • Provides the latest facilities (laboratories, libraries, computing and environment) to support the development of knowledge, learning and scholarship.
  • Offers excellent programmes of study that meet current and future needs. Produces graduates who are responsible, knowledgeable, confident and competent.
  • Plays an active role in the development of social, economic and education through the expansion services specifically to the local community of the East Coast Peninsular and to the Malaysians, in general.