Diploma in Agriculture (franchise with UPM)

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UCAM – University College of Agroscience Malaysia

ModeFull Time
Duration2 Years
Tuition fees N/A

Diploma in Agricultural Science is designed to produce specialised human resource that are capable of using technical and practical skills in managing plantation crops using sustainable technology for the plantation industry that is rapidly expanding in South East Asia, Africa and South America. This programme produces graduates who are proactive and disciplined. They would be nurtured to be team players with an entrepreneurial spirit to progress in a competitive society. They would also be well-versed in using ICT and acquire current information on plantation technology. Students are exposed to modern technology in farming, plant protection techniques and weed science to increase yields of plantation crops. Subjects such as Soil Management for Plantation Crops and Introduction to Weed Science increase students’ knowledge in managing plantation operations and plantation crops using sustainable technology.

Entry requirements:

  • Pass SPM / SPMV with at least 5 credits including Bahasa Melayu.
  • Obtained at least a credit in Mathematics, Biology or Science and honors in two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Additional Science, Mathematics, Science and Technical Subjects related *. * (Physics / Chemistry / Agricultural Science / Additional Science / Math Extension / Education Agrotechnology / Landscape and Nursery / Plant Food / Production Crop / Livestock Production / Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape / Farm Machinery / Farm Management)
  • and pass the English or
  • A certificate in the relevant field from a recognized institution by the UPM Senate and have SPM with at least 5C including BM.


Other Courses Offered in Agricultural Studies

Contact Information

Lot 2020, Ayer Pa’abas,
Alor Gajah 78000

Phone 06-5529227/06-5529642


Email [email protected]

Website www.ucam.edu.my/

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