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Bachelor of Agriculture (Animal Science)

Introduction

The Bachelor of Agriculture (Animal Science) program aims to produce competent animal science graduates who are able to apply the knowledge and skills gained in planning, management and research to improve quality and competitiveness in the animal industry. The program will equip the graduates with up-to-date knowledge and skills in animal production science.��They will also be able to carry out modern and commercial livestock agro-industrial activities as an enterprise, or pursue post-graduate studies.� The curriculum covers various disciplines in animal production science and includes courses in management, economics and agricultural marketing.� Students are also required to undergo industrial training and conduct a research project in animal science.�

Career Opportunities

Graduates will have the opportunity to become a manager in a livestock farm, livestock feed factory, Slaughter Centre, Livestock Based Processing Factory or as a researcher in instutions involved in R&D or an educator or an entrepreneur.

Admission Requirements

  • A minimum C Grade at GCE Ordinary (O) level in any two (2) subjects chosen form Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics/Additional Mathematics.
  • Credits at GCE Advanced (A) level in:
    • Mathematics/Additional Mathematics
    • One (1) Science subject
    • Two (2) other subject

Curriculum

University Courses:

  • Introduction to Planning and use of Financial Information
  • Oral Interactions Skills
  • General Writing Skills
  • Introduction to Calculus
  • Agriculture and Man
  • Malaysian Nationhood
  • Islamic and Asian Civilizations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Information Technology and its Applications

Core Courses

  • Principles of Agricultural Economics
  • Agriculture, Environment and Food System
  • Livestock and Aquaculture Productions Systems
  • Crop Production System
  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Principles of Agricultural Management and Marketing
  • Agricultural Entrepreneurship
  • Fundamentals of Soil Science
  • Farm Practice:� Livestock Production
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals I
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Domestics Animals II
  • Animal Reproduction
  • Animal Genetics
  • Basic Animal Nutrition
  • Meat Animal Science
  • Dairy Science
  • Poultry Science
  • Swine Science
  • Biostatistics
  • Final Year Academic Project
  • Animal Health and Care
  • Ruminant Industrial training
  • Non-ruminant Industrial Training

Elective Courses

  • Animal Behavior and Welfare
  • Livestock Breeding
  • Applied Animal Nutrition
  • Pasture Science
  • Resource Planning and Evaluation
  • Wildlife and Recreational Animals
  • Dairy Production
  • Small Ruminant Production
  • Meat Science
  • Environmental Physiology
  • Applied Livestock Genetics and Breeding
  • Animal Cytogenetic
  • Feed Processing Technology
  • Biotechnology in Animal Feed
  • Feeds and Feeding
  • Livestock Farm Design and Infrastructure
  • Advanced Swine Science
  • Layer Production
  • Broiler Production
  • Equine Management
  • Research Methodology

* Free Elective Courses (minimum 6 credit hours)
�� Note:Any other courses offered at university level

Total Credit: 132 Credit Hours
Duration of Study: 8 Semesters (4 Years)

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Bachelor of Agriculture (Animal Science)

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Address
Administration Office
Faculty of Agriculture
Universiti Putra�Malaysia
43400 UPM, Serdang
Selangor�Darul Ehsan
Malaysia
Tel :� 03-8947 4803/4968/4983
Fax:� 03-8940 8319
Website:� http://www.agri.upm.edu.my

 

 

Updated:: 26/09/2017 [fahezah_nor]

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