Diploma In Bio-Agritech

Greencity International College

Program Description

Diploma In Bio-Agritech

Greencity International College

Diploma In Bio-Agritech

Agriculture which is also known as farming or husbandry is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi and other life forms for proving food, fiber, biofuel and other essential products needed to sustain life.

It is the attempt and the process of using mother earth to grow fruit and vegetables for human and animal use in order to feed and provide for the growing population.

The objective of the bio-Agritech course is to teach students about using mother earth in order to provide for the increasing population with the least amount of damage done to the environment and to human health.


What to Expect

During this course the students will learn about:

  • Using energy, water and other resources efficiently
  • Improving health by producing and releasing less harmful chemicals into the environment and the atmosphere
  • Reducing waste pollution and environmental damage
  • Using eco-friendly procedures for better water quality
  • Taking necessary precautions to prevent catastrophic flooding
  • Ways to improve wildlife
  • Decreasing dangerous chemical emission into the atmosphere for cleaner air
  • Reducing global warming threat
  • Preserving natural landscapes and mother nature
  • Increasing profit
  • Saving money, energy and time for a better and healthier life
  • Improving human health
  • Utilizing less antibiotics for live stock farming
  • Improving crop quality


Entry Requirements

  • SPM / O Levels / UEC or equivalent (3 credits)



Duration

  • 2 1/2 years



Intakes

  • Jan, April, June & August



Course Module


First Year

  • Introduction to Quality Control
  • Physics
  • Waste Management:
  • Theory and Policy
  • Introduction to Agricultural Science
  • Environmental Science &
  • Agroecology
  • Introduction to Environmental Policy
  • Chemistry
  • Introduction to Physical Geography
  • Soil Science
  • Plant Biology & Physiology
  • Agricultural & Farming Technology
  • Food & Nutritional Science
  • Fundamental of Drafting & CAD



Second Year

  • Introduction to Hydrology, Drainage & Irrigation
  • Introduction to Horticulture
  • Safety & Health in Farm Management
  • Introduction to Agribusiness and Marketing
  • Pollution & Pest Control Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Post Harvesting Technology & Management
  • Fundamental of Silviculture
  • Introduction to Crop Protection
  • Food Safety and Quality Management
  • Final Year Project
  • Introduction to Basic Geographical Information System & Photogrammetry
  • Introduction to Animal Husbandary & Aquaculture



Third Year

  • Industrial Attachment



Career Opportunities

This program will prepare you for the lucrative local and global markets, where you will be able to use your expertise in various positions such as:

  • Plantation / Farm management
  • Animal husbandry
  • Agriculture research
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Jan. 2017
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30 months
Full time
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Start date Jan. 2017
Place
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
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