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Bachelor Science in Plantation Technology & Management (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration6 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees200/Sem
FacultyFaculty of Plantation and Agrotechnology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAgriculture, Forestry, Fishery & Veterinary
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

This three-year programme emphasises on the various aspects of Production Technology, Management and Information Technology needed by the agricultural and plantation sectors. The courses in the programme include Crop Production Technology, Precision Agriculture, Agricultural Biotechnology, Financial Management, Organisational Behaviour, Agricultural Economics, Computer Applications, and Soil Conservation and Management.

 

Graduates may serve in the plantation sector, as well as agro-based industries. The positions available are plantation executives, assistant estate managers, research officers, marketing executives, entrepreneurs, academicians and credit officers. Applicants should fulfil the University Entrance Requirement and also additional specific entrance requirements of the programme.

Curriculum

 

No. Course Code Course Name Credit Unit Sem
1 ACC309 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 3 1
2 AGR400 FIELDWORK I 1 1
3 AGR401 INTRODUCTORY SOIL SCIENCE 4 1
4 AGR402 INDUSTRIAL CROPS I 3 1
5 AGR403 BASIC AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS 3 1
6 CSC405 COMPUTER APPLICATION 2 1
7 CTU551 ISLAM AND ASIAN CIVILIZATION 2 1
8 HBU111 NATIONAL KESATRIA I 1 1
9 ACC319 COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING 3 2
10 AGR420 INDUSTRIAL TRAINING I 4 2
11 AGR424 PLANT ENTOMOLOGY 3 2
12 AGR450 FIELDWORK II 1 2
13 AGR452 HORTICULTURAL CROPS 3 2
14 AGR458 INTRODUCTION TO FARM MECHANIZATION 4 2
15 HBU121 NATIONAL KESATRIA II 1 2
16 AGR519 CROP PHYSIOLOGY 3 3
17 AGR534 WEED SCIENCE 3 3
18 AGR571 SOIL CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT 4 3
19 BEL462 READING AND CRITICAL THINKING 2 3
20 BMD401 MANDARIN LANGUAGE I 2 3
21 CTU553 ETHNIC RELATIONS 2 3
22 HBU131 NATIONAL KESATRIA III 1 3
23 MGT420 PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT 3 3
24 MKT420 PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MARKETING 3 3
25 AGR506 AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 3 4
26 AGR553 ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION 3 4
27 AGR570 INDUSTRIAL TRAINING II 4 4
28 AGR580 AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 3 4
29 BEL422 REPORT WRITING 2 4
30 BMD451 MANDARIN LANGUAGE II 2 4
31 HRM530 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3 4
32 MGT531 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR 3 4
33 AGR605 AGRICULTURAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT 3 5
34 AGR606 PLANTATION INTEGRATION 3 5
35 AGR614 PLANT PATHOLOGY 3 5
36 AGR622 INDUSTRIAL CROPS II 3 5
37 AGR640 RESEARCH PROJECT I 3 5
38 BMD501 MANDARIN LANGUAGE III 2 5
39 ENT600 TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3 5
40 INS657 RISK MANAGEMENT 4 5
41 AGR638 PRECISION AGRICULTURE 3 6
42 AGR652 POST HARVEST TECHNOLOGY 3 6
43 AGR658 FARM MACHINERY MANAGEMENT 3 6
44 AGR680 RESEARCH PROJECT II 5 6
45 FIN540 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3 6
46 OPM656 QUALITY MANAGEMENT 4 6

 

Entry Requirements
  • Pass a diploma programme from UiTM with a CGPA of at least 2.30 ;

      OR

  • Pass Diploma in Planting Industry Management with a CGPA at least 00 and having two (2) years working experience in the relevant  field ;

      OR

  • Pass a related diploma programme from other Public Institution of Higher Learning recognised by the Malaysian Government with a CGPA of at least 3.00 ;

      OR

  • Pass UiTM Science Foundation/PASUM/Matriculation Programme with a CGPA of at least 2.50 and having B- grade (GP 2.67) in two (2) subjects and one (1) C grade (GP 2.00) from any of the following subjects :
    • Biology
    • Mathematics/ Engineering Mathematics
    • Physics/ Engineering Physics

      OR

  • Pass STPM or its equivalent that is recognised by the Malaysian Government with a CGPA of at least 2.50 and having B- grade (GP2.67) in any two (2) subjects below :
    • Mathematics T/Further Mathematics
    • T/Mathematics S
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Economy

      AND

  • Pass SPM or its equivalent that is recognised by the Malaysian Government with five (5) credits including Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics/Additional Mathematics and a pass in English.

 

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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