What will I learn?

Introduction

The curriculum of this program integrates science, agriculture and food technology together with business management to produce graduates for the agribusiness industry at the level of farm production to that of the consumer. Aspects of agricultural science and technology are covered in the curriculum under crop science, post-harvest technology and animal science while those in business management are found under management, marketing, finance and accounting.

Curriculum

Core courses

  • Farm Practice: Food Crops
  • Introduction to Food Science
  • Basic Agriculture
  • Agriculture, Environment and Food System
  • Livestock and Aquaculture Production Systems
  • Crop Production System
  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Farm Practice: Livestock Production
  • Aquaculture Farm Practices
  • Introductory Accounting
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Principles of Economics
  • Commercial Law
  • Introduction to Malaysia Agribusiness System
  • Principle of Agribusiness Marketing
  • Statistics in Agribusiness
  • Agribusiness Project Planning and Management
  • Agribusiness Financial Management
  • Agribusiness Entrepreneurship
  • Agribusiness Research Methods

Career Opportunities

Economic Affairs Officer
Agriculture Officer
Marketing Executive
Business Consultant
Entrepreneur

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Agriculture

Study options

Full Time (8 Semesters (4 years))

Tuition fees
RM16,250.00 (US$ 3,908) per year
RM 65,000 for the entire course; RM 8,125 for per semester
Start date

Expected February, September 2022

Venue

Universiti Putra Malaysia

SERDANG,

Selangor,

43400, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicant who is interested in pursuing his/ her studied at UPM must fulfil the following: To have received a National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level or the equivalent of 12 years of basic education) with the grade 80% and above. or a Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00. English Language Requirements: IELTS - Minimum overall score of 6.0 for TESL/English or 5.5 for other programmes; or TOEFL - Minimum overall score of 550 for TESL/English or 500 for other programmes; or Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) - Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) - enrolled at ELS-UPM - Level 109 English or Level 107 for other programmes.

For international students

Applicant who is interested in pursuing his/ her studied at UPM must fulfill the following:

To have received a National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level or the equivalent of 12 years of basic education) with the grade 80% and above or

A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.

Specific program requirements also required.

The English language qualifications accepted by the University for Entry and the required scores are listed below:

IELTS: 5.5

TOEFL: PBT - 500, IBT - 60, CBT - 176

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