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Your guide to studying Agricultural Science in Malaysia

Course Duration:

2.5 - 3 Years

Average Salary:

MYR 32,000 - 57,000

Average Fees:

MYR 45,000 - 70,000

Job Demand:

What is Agricultural Science?

Agricultural Science is the art and science of managing biological systems for sustainable and ethical food source.

Do you know that studying agriculture is more than just about learning how to plant seeds? Do you know the agriculture intersects with poverty, famine, development economics, genetic modification, environmental sustainability and even disease epidemics? Are you passionate about creating an environmentally sustainable future? If so, then you may want to consider studying agricultural science. Let us explain what the course will entail and find out if it is indeed for you.


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What are the subjects you will study in a Agricultural Science?





Sustainable Farming

Plant Biology

Introduction to Soil Science

Principles of Crop Science

Oil Palm Plantation Management

What are the entry requirements for an Agricultural Science course?

Diploma in Agricultural Science

SPM : 3 credits (Including a Science subject & pass in English)

O-Levels : 3 credits (Including a Science subject & pass in English)

UEC : 3Bs (Including a Science subject & pass in English)

Degree in Agricultural Science

STPM : Minimum 2 full passes in the relevant subjects

A-Levels : Minimum 2 passes in the relevant subjects

Diploma : Please check with relevant university

AUSMAT/SACE : Tertiary Entrance Rank of 70 and Grade B in 2 of the relevant subjects

CPU : Minimum average of 70% for 6 relevant subjects

IB : Please check with the relevant university

Matriculation : Please check with the relevant university

How does your education pathway look like?

What skills do you need for a course in Agricultural Science?

Good with your Hands

Agricultural Science will deal with many outdoor assignments and tasks. While theory is greatly important, being good with your hands is even more so.


To ensure the continual growth of healthy crop, you will need to take numerous factors into consideration as you try and aim for the best possible outcome.

Environmentally Conscious

While agricultural science does deal with good production, in an age which leans more and more towards an environmentally sustainable future, you will need to be sensitive to the effects on the environment if you ever pursue this course.

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