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Introduction

The Bachelor Science in Agrotechnology (Postharvest Technology) is a three-year programme. It is offered by the School of Food Science and Technology, UMT since 2005. This programe is developed to produce graduates with theoretical knowledge and substantial skills in the postharvest technology mainly on commercial agricultural products. Graduates of this programme are also exposed to other subjects such as crop production, animal husbandry, fisheries and aquaculture that in line with modern agricultural development as well as the demands of our society. Additionally, this programme highlights the relationship of plant morphology and physiology in preventing the postharvest losses which is of major importance for global food and nutritional security. Therefore, this programme provides an update on the latest technologies to maximize quality and shelf life of fresh agricultural products.


Entry Requirements


Minimum Entry Requirements for Diploma Holders/ Equivalent

University’s General Requirement

Pass SPM or its equivalent with credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or credits Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia, July Paper;

and

Possess a Diploma or other qualifications as recognised by the Malaysian Government and  University’s Senate;

or

Pass STPM in 2012 or before with at least:

  • Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in General Studies

and

  • Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two (2) other subjects

or

Pass Matriculation in 2012 or before with at least CGPA 2.00;

and

Pass MUET with a minimum score of Band 1.

Program’s Special Requirement

Pass in STPM/Matriculation in 2012 or before with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in Biology.


Minimum Entry Requirements for the Ministry of Education Malaysia Matriculation Holders/ Foundation Programme


University’s General Requirement

 Pass SPM or its equivalent with credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia, July Paper;

Pass the Ministry of Education Matriculation/UM Science Foundation/ UiTM Science Foundation with at least a CGPA 2.00.;

and

Pass MUET with a minimum score of Band 1.

Program’s Special Requirement

Pass in STPM/Matriculation in 2012 or before with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in Biology.


Minimum Entry Requirement for STPM Holders


University’s General Requirement

Pass SPM or its equivalent with credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or credits Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia, July Paper; 

and

Pass STPM in 2012 or before with at least:

  • Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in General Studies

and

  • Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two (2) other subjects

and

 Pass MUET with a minimum score of Band 1.

 

Program’s Special Requirement

Pass STPM/Matriculation in 2012 or before with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in Biology.


Duration of Study, Fees and Total Credits

Duration: 3 years

Total credit hours: 120

Fees (per semester):

  • Local student: RM 980.00
  • International student: RM2,300.00

** All the above cost fees exclude accommodation and non-recurrent fees.

Non Recurrent Fees: One-time payment for studying the whole course of study at UMT.          Student only needs to pay once for this Non Recurrent Fee total RM 450.00      during the whole study at UMT. These fees MUST be paid before or during    registration day.     These fees includes registration (RM100.00), orientation (RM200.00) and extra-curricular activities (RM 150.00).

 

Hostel fees (per semester per student):

Room Types Payment Rates
4 person per room RM 357.00
3 person per room RM 476.00
2 person per room RM 595.00

Career Opportunities

Bachelor Science in Agrotechnology (Postharvest Technology) graduates will have the opportunity to explore the careers as below:

  • Postharvest Technology Officer
  • Research Officer
  • Agriculture Officer
  • Quality Control Officer
  • Agricultural Entrepreneurs
  • Executives in Agricultural Supplier Companies
  • College/School Instructors/Lecturer

For more information, please contact:

Department of Academic Management
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
21030 Kuala Terengganu
Terengganu Darul Iman
Tel: 09-6684532/4219
Fax: 09-6684143

 Website :www.umt.edu.my

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