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Bachelor of Wood Science and Technology (Hons)

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 Forestry
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAgriculture, Forestry, Fishery & Veterinary
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

The Bachelor of Wood Science and Technology (B. Wood Sc. Tech.) was introduced in 2006 to meet the critical needs of the timber industry in Malaysia (although courses in wood science and technology have existed since 1971). The objective of this programme is to produce trained manpower in the field of wood processing and manufacturing management, including the use of the latest information and current technology. Specifically, this programme will produce graduates knowledgeable in the management of forest resources, wood-based manufacturing technology and wood materials, as well as competent managers in wood processing and manufacturing.

Entry Requirements

SPM+STPM+MUET/A Levels/Marticulation of Diploma Foundation

Career Prospects

Among the job opportunities suitable are:

  • Plantation Industry
  • Primary Commodities
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Forest Utilization and Management
  • Wood Utilization and Management
  • Forest Product Marketing
  • Timber Certification
  • Wood and Composite Manufacturing
  • Furniture Manufacturing
  • Pulp and Paper Manufacturing
  • Business Development
  • Research and Development
  • Education


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

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