Master Of Plantation Management | FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Master of Plantation Management

Master in Plantation Management is a professional postgraduate degree. The programme was first staretd in May 1998. This programme is the result of collaboration between UPM (Faculty of Economics and Management) and the Incorporated Society of Planters (ISP). Each party is recognized for its expertise in its field: the farmer for agricultural education and research, and the latter for grooming individuals for the plantation industry. The combined talents of the two organizations ensure the high quality of the programme. Students who have been admitted to the programme included senior plantation managers, researchers, lecturers, lawyers and accountants. The programme is structured such that the students enrolled in the programme can continue working. The degree in earned through course work (as opposed to a research thesis).


Admission Requirements

Application must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in related field with CGPA of at least 2.250 or its equivalent; or,
  • A diploma in related field and a Professional Advance Diploma from ‘Associate of the Incorporated Society of Planters’ (AISP) and at least 8 years experience at executive level in plantation management industries.


Programme Structure



The Programme will consist of two primary components, technology and management. These components will comprise the following courses:

Component

Course

Technology

Crop Ecology and Cropping Systems Plantation Crops

Pest Management in Plantation Crops

Land and Soil Management

Land Contamination and Pollution

Mechanization of Plantation Operations

Principles and Applications of Precision Agriculture

Applications of Agrobiotechnology

Livestock Integration in Plantation Crop

Sustainable Agriculture Development

Management

Organizational Behaviour

Accounting for Decision Making

Operation Management

Human Resource Management

Technology/Management

Project

The student has to complete 40 credit hours of lectures and 4 credit hours of project within the academic term 4 semesters.


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

 
Prof. Dr. Abdul Shukor Juraimi
Dean
Faculty of Agriculture
University Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

Tel: +603-8947 4801
Fax: +603-8940 8319
Email: dean.agri@upm.my

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hafidzi Mohd. Noor
Programme Coordinator
Master in Plantation Management
Faculty of Agriculture
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

Tel: +603-8947 4844
Fax: +603-8938 1014
Email: hafidzi@upm.edu.my


Updated:: 16/11/2015 [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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