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Bachelor of Agriculture (Animal Science)

Offered by: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)5538.60/Sem
FacultyFaculty of Agriculture
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAgriculture, Forestry, Fishery & Veterinary
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Additional NotesUPU Code (for reference): PT13
Course Description

The Bachelor of Agriculture (Animal Science) program aims to produce competent animal science graduates who are able to apply the knowledge and skills gained in planning, management and research to improve quality and competitiveness in the animal industry. The program will equip the graduates with up-to-date knowledge and skills in animal production science.

They will also be able to carry out modern and commercial livestock agro-industrial activities as an enterprise, or pursue post-graduate studies.

The curriculum covers various disciplines in animal production science and includes courses in management, economics and agricultural marketing.

Students are also required to undergo industrial training and conduct a research project in animal science.

Entry Requirements
  • A minimum C Grade at GCE Ordinary (O) level in any two (2) subjects chosen form Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics/Additional Mathematics.
  • Credits at GCE Advanced (A) level in:
    • Mathematics/Additional Mathematics
    • One (1) Science subject
    • Two (2) other subject
Career Prospects

Graduates will have the opportunity to become a manager in a livestock farm, livestock feed factory, Slaughter Centre, Livestock Based Processing Factory or as a researcher in instutions involved in R&D or an educator or an entrepreneur.

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

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