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Master of Science


The Master of Science programme is a graduate programme by research. Candidates are required to
register for several courses and conduct an independent research project. A student pursuing a Master
of Science may complete the programme within a minimum period of one year and a maximum period of three years.


Admission Requirement

Applicants should have obtained a Bachelor’s degree recognised by UPM in forestry or related fields with
a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent.

Applicants with a CGPA below 2.50 and have at least three (3) years of work experience in related
fields may also apply for admission into the programme.


Programme Requirement:

a) Courses

Students are not required to register any structured coursework. However, students may have to register
a few structured coursework on the advice of his Advisor/Thesis Supervisory Committee.

 

b) Thesis

A Master of Science candidate is required to register for SPS 5999 Master Research. This is
a research project whereby at the end of the study period the candidate will submit a thesis.
The thesis will be examined and a viva voce conducted to determine the student’s competency in the field of study.

 

c) Seminar

Students are required to register for SPS 5903 Seminar. This 1-credit seminar course is meant for
students to prepare and orally present their research proposal, and should be taken, at the latest,
by the third semester of their study programme.  The course will be graded on
a Satisfactory/Non-satisfactory basis.


Fees

M.Sc.

Cluster

1st Semester

(MYR)

2nd - 3rd
  Semesters (MYR)

4th Semester

(MYR)

5th and Subsequent
  Semesters
(MYR)

 

International

Science

6,500.00

4,250.00

3,750.00

4,000.00

Local

Science

2,100.00

1,850.00

1,350.00

1,850.00

                             

International students are required to pay an International Student Fee at RM1,000 per semester.





Updated:: 11/09/2013 [s_ahyar]

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