B.Sc. On Campus

Agricultural Science (Honours)

University Tunku Abdul Rahman

36 months
4526 USD/year
3359 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Agricultural Science (Honours) at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman is an interdisciplinary field that encompasses essential aspects of agriculture and agronomy. Agriculture involves a holistic understanding of the techniques and efficient and careful management of resources for the sustainable production of animals and plants for human consumption. 


The success of agriculture in Malaysia is largely the result of a rich biodiversity base in tropical climate. An Agriculture Science programme will provide an opportunity to understand the rich agrobiodiversity of Malaysia and lead students to better comprehend why agriculture has been the most important building block of economic growth. Sustaining this success demands better understanding of our rich heritage that will protect and conserve the rich biodiversity and meet the demand of exports of healthy food.

In Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Bachelor of Science Agricultural Science (Honours) students will learn the principles and applications of science, economics and management of animal and plant production, agribusiness, land and water management, and systems analysis. They will be introduced to the fundamental scientific concepts of agricultural production in order to understand the current issues faced by the industry as well as to develop novel technologies to assess and improve the agricultural sectors.

Career Prospects

  • Agronomist
  • Agricultural consultant/jounalist/technical writer
  • Animal nutritionist/behaviourist/pathologist
  • Aquaculturist
  • Biological researcher
  • Botanist
  • Entomologist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Agricultural Policy
  • Agro-Biodiversity
  • Basic Laboratory Skills for Bioscience
  • Computer Systems and Applications
  • Ecology
  • Elective
  • English for Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Malaysian Stu: You are advised to apply for admission as early as possible
  • International Stu: You are advised to apply for admission 3 months in advance


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to UTAR is on purely meritocratic basis. You are expected to satisfy the academic qualification and English Language requirement set by the University. Some programmes may have additional requirements such as the submission of a drawing portfolio, and an interview before the University decides on the admission.
  • For admission into undergraduate programmes, the University will accept the applications from students with the standard list of foreign qualifications. 
  • For your information that the University has its minimum entry requirement (MER) for each qualification and each programme. Should you do not fulfill the MER, you will be required to undertake a one-year Foundation studies. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4526 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13580 USD for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    3359 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10079 USD for the full programme during 36 months.
  • RM42,600 (Malaysian); 
  • RM57,400 (International)


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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