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Information about Programme


The programme will equip students with advanced and professional knowledge through coursework and hands-on-training to expose them to the latest developments in the field of environment.

Graduates from this programme can have career in planning, managing, research, academics and industry related to environment.

Duration of Study

A student pursuing Master of Environment may complete the programme within a period of three semesters (1  1/2  year) and a maximum of five semesters (2  1/2 years).

Programme Intake

Student intake is twice a year;

First Semester (September) and Second Semester (February).

Admissions Requirements

The applicant should possess:

  1. a Bachelor's degree in relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.750; or
  2. a Bachelor's degree or equivalent with range CGPA of 2.500 to CGPA 2.749 must have a minimum of three (3) years of working experience in a relevant field or subject to a rigorous internal assessment by the Faculty/Institute; or
  3. a Bachelor's degree or equivalent with below CGPA of 2.500 must have a minimum of five (5) years of working experience in the relevant field.
English Requirement

International applicants must have obtained a minimum score of 550 for the TOEFL Paper-based Test (Academic Version) or Band 6.0 for IELTS (Academic Training), or 79-80 for TOEFL Internet-based Test (Academic Version) or 213 for TOEFL Computer based Test (Academic Version) or ELS 109. 

Programme Requirements

The requirement for graduation is 40 credits, which covers:

28 credit hours of core courses (including 6 credit hours of Dissertation in Environmental Research) and

12 credit hours of elective courses.



Program Structure

Core Courses:

  • Environmental Pollution and Treatment Technology 
  • Environmental Impact Assessment Technique
  • Research Design and Methodology for Environmental Science   
  • Dissertation in Environmental Research             
  • Man and Sustainable Development         
  • Environmental Planning and Management      
  • Economy and Environmental Sustainability 
  • Environmental Law               
  • Environmental Seminar 


Elective Courses:

  • Environmental Risk Assessment                      
  • Water Science                                           
  • Watershed Hydrology                        
  • Urban Climate and Air Pollution          
  • Statistical Analaysis and Interpretation of Environmental Data
  • Geoinformatic for Disaster Management      
  • Application of Environmental Computer Modeling   
  • Solid and Toxic Waste Management              
  • Life Cycle Thinking                                 
  • Advanced Environmental Ethics                         
  • Social Impact Assessment                                
  • Land Development and Environment   
  • Heritage Conservation                                
  • Environmental Fieldwork     



Fees  Local Students  International Students
Basic Fees (First Semester)  RM1500.00 RM2550.00
Basic Fees (Second and Subsequent Semester) RM1200.00  RM2250.00
Credit Fees 

RM10 000.00

(RM250.00 X 40 credits)

RM16 000.00

(RM400.00 X 40 credits)

 Estimated Total Fees (*For 4 Semesters)  RM15,100.00 RM25,300.00 

*Further info on Financial Assistance and Scholarships : Click Here


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For further information  please contact:

Dr. Mohd Yusoff Ishak
Coordinator Master of Environment Programme 
Facuty of Forestry and Environment
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor

Tel: +603-9769 6749 (Pejabat)



Miss Norhanila Mardi 
Executive Officer

Miss Fatin Abdul Rahman
Admin Assistant 
Master of Environment Programme Office (MASPUTRA) 
Tel No: +603-9769 6745




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Updated:: 07/09/2021


Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan