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Master of Land Resource Management

Sustainable land use concerns everyone because of the limited land resources for food production and the increased trend towards urbanization. Accelerated land degradation and limiting water resources further aggravates the situation, as land belongs to the past, present and future generations, it is not only a useful and tradable commodity but also a valuable natural resources that must be conserved and protected for the common good of all.


Admission Requirements

For admission, candidates must have a:

  1. Bachelor degree (minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average: 2.25) related to land resource management or
  2. other relevant disciplines and 3 years of working experience in land management or administration


Programme Structure

Land Laws and Land Administration in Malaysia (SST5002, 3 credits)
This course encompasses the various land laws and acts, their relationships with land administration and management in the economic development framework of Malaysia.

Land Evaluation (SST5201, 3 credits)
This course covers the basic concepts and principles of land evaluation, data sources and procedures of land evaluation for different land use types.

Soil and Water Conservation (SST5301, 3 credits)
This course encompasses aspects of management, laws and economy of land conservation, particularly the watershed areas, and their relation to preservation of biodiversity, natural hazard and climatic changes.

Land Contamination and Pollution (SST5801, 3 credits)
The course encompasses topics of the effects of industrialization, urbanization and agricultural activities on environmental degradation, risks assessment and standards of air and water quality.

Land Development and Environment (EMG5505, 3 credits)
This course covers concepts of land and township development, types of project development, process of agricultural and forest lands conversion to township development, landfill and industry, soil quality, environment management, degradation of environmental quality, remediation of polluted soil and environmental impact assessment.

Sustainable Land Development (SST5601, 3 credits)
This course discusses the concepts and principles of sustainable land development, its effects on water and element budgets; and the roles of stakeholders, government and community in sustainable land development.

Land Use Planning and Management (SST5602, 3 credits)
This course discusses the processes of sustainable land use planning; the management of different land development systems and the effects of land use on socio-economy and environment.

Land Economics and Valuation (EPT5502, 4 credits)
This course covers the basic theory and concepts in land economics as well as its application in evaluation, planning and sustainable land resources development.

Natural Resource Policy (FHU5206, 3 credits)
This course discusses the types and characteristics of natural resources; main principles of natural resources management; roles of government as owners and regulators of natural resources; evaluation of policies which address issues on the management and development of selected natural resources.

Project (SST5901, 6 credits)
The course covers literature review, site visits, data collection and analyses, interpretation of results, critical evaluation and discussion and conclusion of research project on concepts and issues of land resource management and urban development in developing and developed country.

* The programme consists of a minimum of 40 credits hours to be taken in not less than three (3) semesters which includes a mandatory technical trip to land related activities. Core courses make up 34 credit hours and electives make up the rest.

Fees

Local Students

Semester

Programme of Study

Master of Plantation Management (MYR)

Master of Land Resource Management  (MYR)

First

1,200.00

1,200.00

Second and subsequent

950.00

950.00

Final

950.00

950.00

Additional Fee Per Credit

625.00

625.00

International Students

Semester

Programme of Study

Master of Plantation Management (MYR)

Master of Land Resource Management  (MYR)

First

2,200.00

2,200.00

Second and subsequent

1,950.00

1,950.00

Final

1,950.00

1,950.00

Additional Fee Per Credit

700.00

700.00

Contact details

Further enquiries may be directed to:

Dean
Faculty of Agriculture
University Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia
Tel : +603-8947 4801
Fax : +603-8940 8319
Email : dekan.agri@upm.my

Dr. Roslan Ismail
Coordinator, Master LARM Programme
Faculty of Agriculture
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8947 4857
Fax : +603-8940 8316
Email : roslanismaiol@agri.upm.edu.my

 

 

Updated:: 10/10/2017 [hma]

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FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan
+603-8947 4801
+603-8940 8319
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