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Bachelor of Agriculture Science

Introduction

This program is both multi and interdisciplinary in nature and is focused on agricultural science covering various disciplines in the basic, applied and social sciences. The scope and training place emphasis on biotic, physical and social systems. The program also emphasizes on the sciences and technology of producing and utilization of plantation of agriculture commodities, food agriculture and integrated farming. This program is aimed of producing relevant and professional applied scientist involved in planning, management and research to improve quality and competitiveness of agricultural outputs.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be able to serve as plantation managers, agricultural officers, college/school instructors, bank officers, research officers, executives in agricultural supplier companies or become agricultural entrepreneurs.

Admission Requirements

  • A minimum C Grade at GCE Ordinary (O) level in any two (2) subjects chosen from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics/Additional Mathematics.
  • Credits at GCE Advanced (A) level in:
    • Mathematics/Additional Mathematics
    • One (1) Science subject
    • Two (2) other subjects

Curriculum

University Courses

  • Oral Interaction Skills
  • General Writing Skills
  • Principles of Economics
  • Public Oration
  • Agriculture and Man
  • Malaysian Nationhood
  • Islamic and Asian Civilizations
  • Ethnic Relations

Core Courses

  • Farm Practice: Food Crops
  • Farm Practice: Plantation Crops
  • Agricultural Botany
  • Principles of Weed Science
  • Plant Breeding
  • Crop Physiology
  • Plantation Crops
  • Food Crops
  • Principles of Aquaculture
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Fundamentals of Entomology
  • Fundamentals of Plant Pathology
  • Agricultural Entrepreneurship
  • Principles of Sustainable Agriculture
  • Elementary Statistics for Agricultural Science
  • Experimental Design and Analysis
  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Agricultural Biochemistry
  • Principles of Animal Production
  • Farm Practice: Livestock Production
  • Fundamentals of Soil Science
  • Soil Fertility Management
  • Agricultural Extension
  • Final Year Academic Project
  • Industrial Training

Elective Courses

  • Minor in Crops Science
    • Plantation Crop Production : Oil Palm
    • Plantation Crop Production : Rubber
    • Advanced Agricultural Botany
    • Seed Technology
    • Herbicide Science
    • Quantitative Genetics
    • Advanced Plant Physiology
    • Crop Nutrition
    • Pasture Management
    • Industrial Crops II : Coconut, Cocoa, Coffee, Tea and Sugar Cane
    • Rice Crop Production
    • Horticultural Crop Production
    • Postharvest Physiology
    • Introduction to Landscape Design
    • Orchid Culture
    • Plant Growth Regulators
    • Turfgrass Management
    • Plant Micropropagation
  • Minor in Agriculture Technology
    • Soilless Culture
    • Controlled Environment Agriculture
    • Agricultural Waste Management
    • Precision Agriculture
    • Organic Production Systems
    • Agricultural Resource Evaluation
    • Modelling and Computer Simulation in Agriculture
    • Modern Agricultural Technology
    • Agricultural Biotechnology
    • Agriculture Recreational Park
    • Information and Communication Technology for Agriculture
  • Minor in Soil Science
    • Soils of Malaysia
    • Soil Ecology
    • Soil Formation and Classification
    • Soil Physics
    • Organic Production Systems
    • Agricultural Resource Evaluation
    • Soil Physics
    • Soil Conservation
    • Climate Change And Agriculture
    • Soil Chemistry
    • Advanced Soil Microbiology
    • Soil Fertility II
    • Soil Mineralogy
    • Environmental Soil Sciences
  • Minor in Plant Protection
    • Urban Pest Management
    • Pest Control
    • Pesticide Application Technique
    • Biological Control of Crop Pests
    • Entomology
    • Apiculture
    • Plant Pathology
  • Minor in Animal Science
    • Principles of Livestock Nutrition
    • Meat Livestock Production
    • Dairy Production
    • Poultry Production
    • Swine Production
    • Small Ruminant Production
    • Meat Science
    • Environmental Physiology
  • Minor in Economic and Agricultural Management
    • Agricultural Production Economics
    • Farm Management
    • Agricultural Decision Analysis
    • Agribusiness Project Planning and Management
    • Agricultural Marketing
    • Economics of Agricultural Development and Policy
    • Research Methods in Agricultural Economics
    • Agribusiness Accounting
    • Economic of Natural Resources
    • Agricultural Financ
  • Minor In Aquaculture
    • Fisheries Science
    • Ichthyology
    • Fish Genetics and Breeding
    • Fish Seed Technology and Fry Management
    • Aquaculture Nutrition
  • Minor in Extension and Agricultural Education
    • Adult Education
    • Adult Education Program Development
    • Leadership in Extension and Community Development
    • Community Development
    • Transfer of Agricultural Technology
    • Agricultural Communication
    • Programme Planning in Agricultural Extension

Total Credit: 132 Credit Hours
Duration of Study: 8 Semesters (4 Years)

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Bachelor of Agricultural Science

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Contact Details


Deputy Dean (Academic, Student's Affairs and Alumni)
Associate Prof. Dr. Nur Azura Adam
Email: agri_ahepa@upm.edu.my

Assistant Registrar (Academic, Student's Affairs and Alumni)
Mrs. Fahezah Nor Mohamed
Email: fahezah_nor@upm.edu.my

Address
Administration Office
Faculty of Agriculture
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM, Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia
Tel : 03-8947 4803/4968/4983
Fax: 03-8940 8319
Website: http://www.agri.upm.edu.my

 

 

Updated:: 01/10/2017 [fahezah_nor]

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