Plantation Industry Management (Master's by Coursework)

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About Course

Master in Plantation Industry Management is a professional postgraduate degree set out to fulfil the vision of transforming the agricultural sector. This programme consists of 30% technology courses and 70% management courses mostly specific to plantation and agricultural sectors.

The technology component emphasizes advanced crop production technology in accordance with the present and future development in the plantation sector. It also covers safety of agricultural production both for domestic as well as export market. The management component, on the other hand, covers a wide range of subject matters ranging from operational management in plantations to international agricultural trading. The objectives of the programme include enhancing knowledge related to plantation technology, management and entrepreneurship of the plantation executives.

Mode of Program

Full Time / Part Time

Duration of Study

  • Full Time  : 2-4 Semesters
  • Part Time : 4-6 Semesters

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Qualification
    • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.
  • English Language Proficiency
    • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
    • 550 for (paper based), or
    • 213 (computer based), or
    • 79-80 (IBT), or
    • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

*Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.


Courses Offered

  • Semester 1
    • Soil Fertility Management
    • Advanced Crop Production
    • Advanced Agricultural
    • Production Economics
    • Agricultural Trade & Policy
    • Financial Management in Agriculture
  • Semester 2
    • Research Project I
    • International Agricultural
    • Commodity Marketing
    • Agricultural Supply Chain Management
    • Environmental Management
    • Food Safety and Management
  • Semester 3
    • Research Project II
    • Special Topics and Seminars
    • Strategic Management


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