In 2001, by the Decree of National Education Ministry, Directorate General of Education No. 2534 / D / T / 2001 (Surat Keputusan Departemen Pendidikan Nasional, Direktur Jenderal Pendidikan Tinggi No. 2534/D/T/2001) dated August 2, 2001, the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences got a license to conduct a Postgraduate’s Degree (S-2) educational program with the name of Aquaculture Program based in the Postgraduate Program in Universitas Brawijaya. At that time, it was started with activities in the Aquaculture Master Program which there were 4 interests of study:
- Seeds and Reproduction Engineering
- Fish Disease
- Fish Feed
Based on the Decree of Universitas Brawijaya Rector dated February 27, 2006 number: 30 / SK / 2006 and by the virtue of Postgraduate Program Director, Universitas Brawijaya No. 692 / SK / 2006 on the Guidelines of Universitas Brawijaya Postgraduate Program Implementation on the Universitas Brawijaya Postgraduate Program Implementation transferred to the Faculty. Start on 2006/2007 academic year, the Master of Aquaculture Program implementation is handled by Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences, Universitas Brawijaya. The beginning of the odd semester in the 2006/2007 academic year, Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences had the opportunity to accept new students through double degree scholarship which is the result of a cooperation between Universitas Brawijaya with the Bureau of International Cooperation (Biro Kerjasama Luar Negeri ) with the interests of Fisheries Biotechnology. National Accreditation Agency (BAN) has an ongoing basis to assess and accredit Master program at the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences. BAN accreditation result is an A for Aquaculture Master Program (S2) according to the Decree of BAN PT: No.006 / SK / BAN-PT / Ak-X / M / I / 2013.