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Bachelor of Forestry Science (Forestry) (Hons) (Bintulu, Sarawak)

Offered by: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
CampusBintulu Sarawak
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAgriculture, Forestry, Fishery & Veterinary
Course Description

The objective of this program is to train students in forestry. Graduates from this program are equipped with the knowledge and skills to manage forest resources, the timber industry and recreational resources as well as efficient tourism based on the principles of sustainable forest management. The duration of study of the Forest Science Bachelor's program is four (4) years (8 semesters). Specifically, the program aims to produce the following graduates: 
i. Trained, professional and capable of planning, managing, implementing, and evaluating forest resources and activities in the forestry sector, 
ii. Able to apply the latest technology in the forestry sector, 
iii. Creative and innovative, competitive and responsible for society, culture and environment, and
iv. Able to adapt to the global work environment of learning and research in the forestry sector

Entry Requirements

General University Requirements (For STPM Graduation, Matriculation / Basic and Diploma / equivalent)

  1. Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / equivalent with credit in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia or credit in Malay / Bahasa Malaysia July paper; and

  2. Pass the KPM / UM Science Foundation / UiTM Foundation / UPM Agricultural Science Foundation with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; and
  3. Earned at least Level 2 (Band 2) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET);


Special Program Requirements (STPM Release
 )

i. Obtained at least a Grade C (NGMP 2.00) at STPM level in one (1) of the following subjects:

a. Biology;

b. Chemistry;

c. Physics;

d. Mathematics (T);

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ii.    Earned at least Level 2 (Band 2) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

Special Program Requirements (Matriculation / Basic Release )

i. Must have at least a Grade C (2.00) in Matriculation / Basic at one (1) of the following subjects:

a. Biology;

b. Chemistry;

c. Physics;

d. Mathematics;

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ii. Earned at least Level 2 (Band 2) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

iii.    Postgraduate Agricultural Science Foundation UPM got CGPA of at least 2.00.

Special Program Requirements (Diploma / equivalent)

i. Obtain a Diploma in the appropriate field or other qualification recognized by the UPM Senate.

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ii. Earned at least Level 2 (Band 2) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

Career Prospects

Among the areas of service that require Forest Science Bachelor (BSH) graduates in the public and private sectors are as follows:

  1. The Public Sector
    of Forest Science Bachelor of Science (BSH) graduates has wide employment opportunities 
    . Some of the most suitable positions for Forestry graduates are: 
    * Manager / Forest Officer 
    * Forest Keeper 
    * Forest Certification Officer 
    * Manager / Wildlife Officer * Urban 
    Forestry 
    Officer 
    * Wood Use Officer * Farm 
    Manager * Project Manager 

    b. Private sector
    In addition, BSH graduates can also venture into the field of entrepreneurship related to forestry, timber industry and recreation. Among them are small-town involvement, furniture and other forestry companies, handicraft companies, ornamental flower suppliers, shade and forest trees, forestry equipment distributors, company managers, project directors, forestry project consultants and as advisors. projects related to forestry, timber industry and recreational parks and eco-tourism. Among the relevant positions in this sector are: 
    * Factory Management Trainer 
    * Production 
    Manager 
    * Human Resource Manager * Research and Development 
    Manager * Quality Control Manager
    * Marketing Manager 
    * Promotion Manager 
    * Project Manager (Factory) 
    * Production 
    Manager * Production Manager 
    * Consultant 
    * Consultant * Machining Officer 
    * Logging Operations Manager 
    * Safety & Health 
    Officer * Bank Officer

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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