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PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics and Breeding By Research Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Malaysia

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Course info

Summary

Faculty Objectives

To become a centre of excellence in bio resource and technology through:

Producing quality graduates who are knowledgeable, creative and innovative with entrepreneurship inclination

Enhancing research activities toward using quality technology, product development, process and system in bio industry

Being excellence in consultancy services and bio industry

Being an information reference centre in bio industry and able to play active role in legislation of National Agricultural Policy

Genetics and Breeding covers the characterization, conservation and utilization of genetic resources and genetic improvement of crop plant varieties, fish species and livestock breeds. This area of specialization focuses on genetic inheritance of qualitative and quantitative characters, quantitative genetics, cytogenetic and the application of molecular markers in selection programs as well as genetic diversity assessment. It also covers research in quantitative genetics, molecular genetics or a combination of both. Studies on breeding encompass the concepts of relationship, genetic component analyses, estimation of genetic parameters, productivity improvement, and the identification of superior individuals, breeds and varieties, using conventional methods and biotechnological approaches. Studies on genetics cover molecular biology, population genetics as well as recombinant DNA technology.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics and Breeding By Research.

Full Time (2 - 5 years)

Tuition fees

1st semester: RM 7,212.50; 2nd-4th semesters: RM 5,262.50; 5th-6th semesters: RM 4,700; 7th and subsequent semesters: RM 5,200; Cost for max 4 years: RM 42,800; Cost for max 5 years: RM 53,200

From

09 Sep, 10 Feb

Venue

Universiti Putra Malaysia

SERDANG,

Selangor,

43400, Malaysia

Entry requirement for international students

Applicant must have:

A Master’s degree with thesis in a related field; or,

A Master’s degree without thesis in a related field with CGPA of at least 3.500 and at least B+ grade in the project component; or,

Bachelor of Science degree with First Class honors in a related field and CGPA of at least 3.750 or equivalent could be considered.

For applicants with one of the following

550 for the TOEFL Paper-based Test (Academic Version); or

Band 6.0 for IELTS (Academic Training); or

79-80 for TOEFL Internet-based Test (Academic Version); or

Level 109 for CIEP at ELS Language Centre; or

Any English Language Test which is equivalent to B2 in Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.