Master of Science(Management of Plant Genetic Resources)

by | Apr 16, 2019

This programme is carried out as an international level programme with cooperation from the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI), with the aim of providing theoretical expertise and pertinent practicals required for the sustainable management of plant genetic resources. Educational expertise of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia will be complemented by the vast experience of leading national research institutions such as Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Malaysian Institute for Nuclear Technology Research (MINT), and Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB), and their experienced staff will provide the relevant inputs in conducting this course. The strong collaborative element between the universities and the national research institutions will bring in flexibility and practicality in the approach to training, and consequently will ensure the success and also increase the relevance of the training.

Programme Structure 

Courses Offered

  • Research Methodology
  • Plant Diversity and Systematic
  • Environmental Management System
  • Research Project I
  • Research Project II
  • Conservation Biology
  • Economic Botany and Ethnobotany
  • Diversity of Plant Genetic Resources
  • Plant Breeding
  • Advanced Plant Biotechnology
  • Biogeography

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