DIPLOMA IN FOOD ESTATE MANAGEMENT
Diploma in Food Estate Management is offered to train graduates in agri-technology and entrepreneurship with skills in management of food sub-sector. This programme emphasizes agricultural farming systems, crop management practices, industrial food crops, agricultural products handling and processing, livestock production and processing, farm and agribusiness management, marketing and agri-entrepreneurship. Diploma in Food Estate Management is a six (6) semester programme with 104 total credit hours.
Graduates who have been in the program for three (3) years are part-time professionals who can engage in food-related fields such as plantation, production, handling and processing of agricultural products either as assistant farm managers, food technologists, processing technicians, supervisors food factory or other relevant occupation. Graduates can also be techno-entrepreneurs who lead to food processing. Students who earn a CGPA of more than 2.50 have the opportunity to further their studies at the Bachelor's degree at institutions of higher learning either locally or overseas.
ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR DIPLOMA IN FOOD ESTATE MANAGMENT
Fullfills the University General Requirements and SPECIFIC PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must posses a minimum credit in subjects of Mathematics, Biology OR Science and credit in ONE (1) of the following subjects:
(*Geography/ Agro-technology Studies/ Entrepreneurship Studies/ Mechanical Engineering Studies / Food Production/Machine Workshop Technology/ Geometrical & Machine Drawing/ Food Preparation & Servicing/ Crops Production/ Animal Production/ Horticultural Decoration & Landscape/ Farming Machinery/ Estate Management/ Basis of Information Processing/ Building Development Technology/ Catering Technology/ Information Technology/ Principles of Accounting/ Commerce/ Basis Economy) and Pass English Language
REQUIREMENTS FOR CATEGORY C APPLICANTS
Posses a related and relevant field certificate approved from institutions recognized by the UPM Senate.
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