Bachelor of Environmental Management

The Bachelor of Environmental Management Programme is designed with the objectives of producing skilled and trained graduates in the field of environmental management; oriented toward problem-solving by consideration and analysis of relevant aspects of bio-physical, economic and social sciences; able to manage the use of technology to improve the quality of life in the administration and management of sustainable development; and ethical, concerned, proactive, presentable, competitive and possessing a culture of excellence.

The programme is taught over a period of 8 semesters and requires completion of 130 credits of course work. This includes 24 weeks of Industrial Training in the 6th semester, and a final year project thesis.

 

Career Opportunity

Graduates of the programme will become the professional resource in the field of environmental management, who are able to link biophysical and socio-economic aspects in order to plan and manage the sustainable development for the nation towards achieving Vision 2020. The graduates will have the opportunity to build their career in various fields including management, planning, academia and research whether in the public or in the private sectors.

 

Career-Public Sector

  • Environmental Officer
  • Environmental Education Officer
  • Natural Resources Planner
  • Park and Landscape Officer
  • Land Development Officer
  • Community Development Officer
  • Environmental Research Officer
  • Marine Officer
  • Environmental Teacher/Lecturer

Career-Private Sector

  • Environmental Control Officer
  • Environmental, Health and Safety Officer
  • Solid Waste Management Officer
  • Air and Water Quality Management Officer
  • Eco-Tourism Executive
  • Land Development Executive
  • Environmental Project Manager
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Environmental Management System Implementation Officer
  • Environmental Training Officer

Course Offered

  • Natural Resources Management
  • Planning and Management
  • Physical Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Quantitative Method
  • Environmental Economics
  • Science and Geography Practical
  • Laws
  • Information System
  • Planning Studio
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Air and Water Quality
  • Policy Administration
  • Economics and Management
  • Impact Assessment
  • Project Management and Operation
  • Society and Ethics
  • Coastal Resources Management
  • Quality Management System
  • Environmental Change and Current Issues
  • Transport Planning
  • Fieldwork
  • Industrial Training

 Admission Requirements

i. Applicant with Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) Qualification

 

1. Applicants should obtain at least C Grade (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) of the following subjects at the STPM level:

Biology, Economics, Physics, Geography, Chemistry, Math/ Add Math, Business Management, Accountancy, History

And

2. The applicants should have passed with credit in at least two (2) of the following subjects at the SPM/ equivalent level:

Math/ Add Math one (1) science subject

ii. Applicant with Life Sciences/ Physical Sciences/ Accountancy Matriculation Qualification

 

1. Applicants should obtain at least C Grade (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) of the following subjects at the matriculation level:

Biology, Economics, Chemistry, Math/ Add Math, Business Management, Accountancy

And

2. The applicants should have passed with credit in at least two (2) of the following subjects at the SPM/ equivalent level:

Math/ Add Math one (1) science subject

iii. Applicant with Equivalent Qualification

 

1. Applicants should possess a diploma or other qualification recognized by the Government of Malaysia and approved by the Senate of the University in a related field

And

2. The applicants should have passed with credit in at least two (2) of the following subjects in the SPM/ equivalent examination:

Math/ Add Math one (1) science subject

For further information contact:


Assoc. Prof. Dr Latifah Abd Manaf
Head
Department of Environmental Management
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Malaysia
+60-3-89466771
latifah@env.upm.edu.my