AT110 - Diploma in Planting Industry Management

In addition to attending lectures and conducting laboratory experiments on campus, students are also required to undergo four sessions of practical training In plantations, agricultural Institutions, and agricultural business organizations during semester vacations lasting at least 5 weeks each, a total of 20 weeks.
Career Opportunities

DPIM graduates may find employment in agro-based Industries such as plantations, agro-based organizations and services, agro-tourism, banking, insurance and semi-government bodies such as Farmers' Organization Authority (FAMA), Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Palm 0il Research Institute of Malaysia (PORIM) and Malaysian Rubber Fund Board (MRFB).

ABOUT Students following this three year programme will learn the latest techniques of Plantation Management, Agriculture Science, Farm Mechanisation, Accounting, Plant Science, Agricultural Economics, Soil Science, Industrial Relations, Personnel Management, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Extension and Agricultural Marketing. Graduates of this programme will be able to further their studies in the related field offered by institutions of higher learning, either locally or overseas. Graduates have excellent career prospects in areas of plantation and agrotechnology at semi-professional level in the plantation and agricultural related industry in both private and government sectors
PERIOD OF STUDY Full Time: 6 semesters
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Fullfil the University Entry Requirement of a pass in SPM or its equivalent that is recognized by the Malaysian Government with minimum of five (5) credits including Bahasa Melayu and four (4) other subjects as stated below :-

Mathematics/Additional Mathematics
Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Additional Science/Science
Agricultural Science/Agrotechnology Studies/Food Crops/Aquaculture and Recreational Animals/Landscape and Nursery/Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape/Crop Production/Farm Mechanisation/Farm Management
AND
pass in English

OR

Pass Pre-Diploma in Science of UiTM

COURSE OUTLINE












Semester 1

Credit Hours

AGR122 PLANT SCIENCE 3
AGR160 FIELD PRACTICAL I 2
BEL120 CONSOLIDATING LANGUAGE SKILLS 3
CHM138 BASIC CHEMISTRY 3
CTU101 FUNDAMENTALS OF ISLAM 2
HBU111 NATIONAL KESATRIA I 1
MAT112 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS

3

Semester 2

Credit Hours

AGR112 BASIC LANDSCAPE PLANTS 3
AGR154 PLANT PATHOLOGY 3
AGR260 FIELD PRACTICAL II 2
BEL260 INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH 3
CSC134 COMPUTER AND INFORMATION PROCESSING 3
CTU151 ISLAMIC THOUGHT AND CIVILIZATION 2
HBU121 NATIONAL KESATRIA II 1
Semester 3

Credit Hours

ACC100 ACCOUNTING 3
AGR113 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION 3
AGR161 INTRODUCTION TO SOIL SCIENCE 3
AGR262 MAJOR CROPS PRODUCTION 3
AGR360 FIELD PRACTICAL III 2
BEL311 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES 3
CTU211 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN ISLAM 2
HBU131 NATIONAL KESATRIA III 1
Semester 4

Credit Hours

ACC319 COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING 3
AGR135 INDUSTRIAL RELATION AND EMPLOYMENT ACT 3
AGR145 HUMAN RESOURCE IN AGRICULTURE 3
AGR218 BASIC AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING 3
AGR251 MANAGING PROBLEMATIC SOIL 2
AGR254 ENTOMOLOGY 3
AGR256 AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH METHODS 3
Semester 5

Credit Hours

AGR165 AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS MARKETING 3
AGR302 SECONDARY CROPS PRODUCTION 3
AGR355 AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION 3
AGR358 LAND SURVEY 3
AGR363 FARM MANAGEMENT 3
ENT300 FUNDAMENTALS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3
Semester 6

Credit Hours

AGR390 INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 6

Opportunities for Further Studies

Graduates of this program may further their studies in the same or related fields at both local and foreign Universities. The Faculty of Applied Sciences currently offers a Bachelor of Science (Honors) degree in Plantation Technology and Management at the Shah Alam Campus. Beginning from June 2000, Masters in Science and PhD's in the field of Plantation Technology and Management have also been offered. In addition, many DPIM graduates are also pursuing their studies in various fields at UPM, UUM, UKM and USM. The duration of the study depends on the field of study and the academic performance of the graduate at the diploma level.


Head Of Schools - Plantation & Agrotechnology

 

 

 

 

Dr. Neni Kartini Che Mohd Ramli
Ketua Pusat Pengajian
UiTM Cawangan (Pahang) Kampus Jengka
Email : neni@pahang.uitm.edu.my