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Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness) (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Agriculture
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyBusiness Management & Administration
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

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.


University Courses

  • Oral Interaction Skills
  • General Writing Skills
  • Thinking Skills
  • Introduction to Mathematics Economics and Business
  • Agriculture and Man
  • Malaysian Nationhood
  • Islamic and Asian Civilizations
  • Ethnic Relations

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 Management
  • Principle of Agribusiness Marketing
  • Statistics in Agribusiness
  • Agribusiness Project Planning and Management
  • Agribusiness Financial Management
  • Agribusiness Entrepreneurship
  • Agribusiness Research Methods
  • Case Study 1 & Case Study 2
  • Final Year Academic Project
  • Agribusiness Industrial Training

Elective Courses

  • Farm Management
  • Agricultural Decision Analysis
  • Futures and Options Trading
  • Management of Agricultural Cooperative
  • Plantation Management System
  • Agribusiness Strategic Management
  • Agribusiness Marketing
  • E-Agribusiness
  • Agribusiness Policy and Regulations
  • Current Issues in Agribusiness
  • Quantitative Techniques in Agribusiness
  • Business English
  • Leadership in Extension and Community Development
  • Program Development in Agricultural Extension


Total Credit: 132 Credit Hours

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

Graduates from this program may work in the agribusiness industry in the areas of planning, processing and marketing, areas quality assurance officers in agro-based industries, as uniform-body officers (customs enforcement, health, police), bank officers, educators, R&D officers or entrepreneurs.

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

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