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Foreword From Dean

Welcome to the Faculty of Agriculture’s website. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to say a few words of welcome to the Faculty’s website. The Faculty of Agriculture is one of three founding faculties of Universiti Pertanian Malaysia (now Universiti Putra Malaysia) in 1971.  As a premier Faculty of Agriculture in Malaysia we are determined to be the centre of excellence in education, research, and professional services in areas of agriculture tropical.

Guided on the national education system, the Faculty endeavors to produce experienced agriculturalists with entrepreneurial spirit and able to undertake consultations as well as produced new and quality agricultural technologies, as a result of research and commercialization programs.

Basically, our Faculty offering undergrads programmes such as Bacelor of Agricultural Science, Bacelor of Horticulture Science, Bacelor of Science (Agribusiness), Bacelor of Agriculture (Aquaculture) and Bacelor of Agriculture (Animal Science).   Besides, the Faculty also offers post-graduate programmes namely Master in Land Resource Management (without thesis), Master in Plantation Management (without thesis), Master of Science (M.S) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). 

The study programmes offered is in accordance with the current scenario and socio-economic structural changes that posed several challenges especially in food production security and the dependence on foreign workers, limited arable land, increasing costs, climate change, and demand for food and non-food material by an increasing population as well as liberalization of trade.

I believe this website is able to contribute to all staff and student and also provides crystal clear information to potential students, visitors and the public to access the latest information on the activities carried out by the faculty including academic, research and professional services and sincerely hope that this website will continue provide useful guidelines to those browsing the website.

The Faculty of Agriculture is heading towards a higher achievement and towards become a well-known centre in the areas of tropical agriculture and you are welcome to join us.  I am believe all staff in at the Faculty of Agriculture will provide the best cooperate in helping you.

Thank you to those who are involved in developing this website and I hope it will continues to be dynamic in accordance with the vision and mission of UPM, especially Faculty of Agriculture.

Happy surfing! Thank you.

 

PROF. DR. ABDUL SHUKOR JURAIMI

DEAN

Updated:: 27/08/2017 [fahezah_nor]

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