DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURE
Diploma in Agriculture focuses on agriculture related fields such as plant and animal sciences, food crop and livestock production, pest management, land management, economics and farm management, agri-entrepreneurship and extension. The graduates of this programme possess bright job prospects in the public and private agriculture sectors as well as in fields of research and entrepreneurship. Diploma in Agriculture is a six (6) semester programme with 103 total credit hours.
Employment opportunities for graduates of Diploma in Agriculture include careers in agricultural expansion agencies (Department of Agriculture, RISDA etc.), development of agricultural land (FELDA, FELCRA etc.), research agency (MARDI, FRIM, LGM etc.), urban and regional development (UDA, KEJORA, PERDA etc.), institutes of study, consultants and landscape contractors, agricultural materials suppliers, agricultural chemical companies, financial institutions and graduates are also capable of becoming private entrepreneurs.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURE
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:
- Agricultural Sciences
- Advance Mathematics
- Advance Science
- Related Science & Technical subjects*
(* Geography/ Agro-technology Studies/ Entrepreneurship Studies/ Accounting Principal/ Mechanical Engineering Studies/ Landscape & Nursery/ Food Production/ Workshop Machinery Technology/ Geometrical & Machines Drawing/ Food Preparation & Servicing/ Crops Production/ AnimalProduction/ Horticultural Decoration and Landscape / Farming Machinery / Estate Management/ Basics of Information Processing/ Catering Technology/ Information Technology/ Basis Economy) and pass English at SPM level
REQUIREMENTS FOR CATEGORY C APPLICANTS
Posses a related and relevant field certificate or other qualification approved from institutions recognized by the UPM Senate.
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