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1) Bachelor of Forestry Science with Honours

2) Bachelor of Wood Science and Technology with Honours

3) Bachelor of Parks and Recreation Science with Honours

4) Bachelor of Environmental Management with Honours

5) Bachelor of Environmental Science and Technology with Honours

  


Bachelor of Forestry Science with Honours (B. Hons. For. Sc.)



The Bachelor of Forestry Science (B. Hons. For. Sc.) is one of the three undergraduate programmes offered at the Faculty of Forestry since 1973. The objective of the programme is to produce graduates who are professionally trained to assess, plan and manage forest resources as well as the implementation of various activities in the forestry sector. The graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills together with the use of current technology to efficiently manage forest resources based on the principles of sustainable forest management.

Career Opportunities

Among the job opportunities suitable are:

  • Forest Management
  • Forest Conservation
  • Plantation Management
  • Urban Forest Silviculture
  • Environmental Education
  • Forest Certification
  • Wood Utilisation
  • Wildlife Management
  • Research and Development
  • Project Management
  • Business Development
  • Education

 

Further information can be email to the Head, Department of Forestry Science and Biodiversity ; Associate Prof. Dr. Norizah Kamarudin via : norizah_k@upm.edu.my

 


Bachelor of Wood Science and Technology With Honours (B. Hons. Wood Sc. and Tech.)



The Bachelor of Wood Science and Technology With Honours (B. Hons. Wood Sc. and Tech.) was introduced in 2006 to meet the critical needs of the timber industry in Malaysia (although courses in wood science and technology have existed since 1971). The objective of this programme is to produce trained manpower in the field of wood processing and manufacturing management, including the use of the latest information and current technology. Specifically, this programme will produce graduates knowledgeable in the management of forest resources, wood-based manufacturing technology and wood materials, as well as competent managers in wood processing and manufacturing.


Career Opportunities

Among the job opportunities suitable are:

  • Plantation Industry
  • Primary Commodities
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Forest Utilization and Management
  • Wood Utilization and Management
  • Forest Product Marketing
  • Timber Certification
  • Wood and Composite Manufacturing
  • Furniture Manufacturing
  • Pulp and Paper Manufacturing
  • Business Development
  • Research and Development
  • Education

 

 Further information can be email to the Head, Department of Natural Resource Industry ; Prof. Dr. Jegatheswaran Ratnasingam via : jswaran@upm.edu.my

  


Bachelor of Parks and Recreation Science With Honours (B. Hons. Parks and Rec. Sc.)



The Bachelor of Parks and Recreation Science With Honours is the first recreation resource and management undergraduate programme in Malaysia that will produce graduates specializing in the field of tourism, park conservation and management.

 

Career Opportunities

Among the job opportunities suitable are: 

  • Protected areas
  • National parks, state parks and botanic gardens
  • Safari and Zoos
  • Urban parks and gardens
  • Ecotourism
  • Agrotourism
  • Theme parks
  • Recreation and sports tourism
  • Community-based tourism and homestay programmes
  • Cultural and heritage tourism
  • Health tourism
  • Adventure tourism and recreation
  • Business Development
  • Research and Development
  • Education

 

Further information can be email to the Head, Department of Nature Parks and Recreation ; Associate Prof. Dr. Mohamad Azani Alias via : azani@upm.edu.my

 


Bachelor of Environmental Management With Honours (B. Hons. Env. Mgt) 



Bachelor of Environmental Management With Honours aims to produce skilled and trained graduates that can apply and intrepet the scientific principles, guiding regulations, and recommended practices in environmental management; demonstrate knowledge of effective techniques for communicating scientific, technical, and legal information to diverse populations; and develop comprehensive environmental management strategies.

Further information can be email to the Head, Department of Environment ; Associate Prof. Dr. Mohammad Firuz Ramli via : firuz@upm.edu.my

 


Bachelor of Environmental Science and Technology With Honours (B. Hons. Env. Sc. & Tech.) 



Bachelor of Environmental Science and Technology With Honours is a multi-disciplinary program which covers fundamental sciences, economics,  social sciences, management, technology and engineering components. Primary emphasize is given on professional  training in which students are required to undergo specific training provided  by governmental agencies or private companies to expose them with real world  environmental related experiences and practical analysis.

Initially, the program is specifically  tailored to meet the Environmental Quality Act (1974) and other similar laws in  which most graduates work as environment control officers at the Department of  Environment (DOE) under Ministry of  Natural  Resources and Environment. Nowadays, many graduates are employed as science  officers, consultants and researchers not only at governmental agencies such as  MACRES, FRIMS, SIRIM, and ASMA, but also at government-linked corporation (GLC)  and big name companies such as Shell, ESSO and Petronas. Besides those who are  working, a number of qualified graduates continue their studies in Master and  PhD program at local universities and overseas. Many graduates also attend KPLI  program upon their graduation which prepares them for school-level teaching  job.

Further information can be email to the Head, Department of Environment ; Associate Prof. Dr. Mohammad Firuz Ramli via : firuz@upm.edu.my

Updated:: 18/05/2021

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