MSc Herbal Technology

MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.Sc) IN HERBAL TECHNOLOGY

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The herbal industry offers a unique and strategic investment opportunity that resulted in its rapid growth worldwide.  Thus, Institute of Bioproduct Development (IBD) is offering Master of Science (Herbal Technology) programme, a taught course modular-based master level programme.  This programme, that tackles the technological part of the development of herbal based products, is expected to meet the needs of skilled manpower in herbal industry.   Being the only programme of its kind in the world, this programme is anticipated to contribute significantly to the development of relevant human capital that will  spur the growth of herbal industry in Malaysia, and the world.

Benefits:
At the end of the programme graduates are able to analyze critically, plan, solve complex problems associated with herbal science and technology and related fields and design plant-wide processes including unit operations leading to a professional qualification that will serve the herbal or phytochemical industry. The graduates will also acquire strategic knowledge on “seed to shelf” concept at the herbal business value chain.

 

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)
PEO1 Menjadi pakar di dalam industri herba yang mampu menyumbang kepada pembangunan Negara.
Become herbal industry experts who will be able contribute to national development
PEO2 Menjadi pakar teknologi herba yang kreatif, inovatif dan dapat menyesuaikan diri di dalam masyarakat.
Become herbal technology experts who are creative, innovative and able to adapt in society.
PEO3 Menyumbang secara professional terhadap kesejahteraan alam sekitar dan pembangunan lestari.
Be able to professionally contribute towards the environment’s well-being and sustainable development.
PEO4 Mempunyai kebolehan untuk menjalankan penyelidikan untuk menambah nilai pada produk sedia ada.
Have the ability to conduct research to add value to existing products       
Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)
PLO1 Graduan dapat mengintegrasikan pengetahuan    saintifik dalam bidang sains dan teknologi herba serta merancang (C6) applikasi proses-proses yang berkaitan.
Graduates are able to integrate scientific knowledge in the field of herbal science and technology and plan (C5)  the application of related processes.
PLO2 Graduan dapat membina (P4) eksperimen untuk menerangkan fenomena yang dikaji bagi projek sarjana atau amali dalam bidang sains dan teknologi herba.
Graduates are able to construct experiments (P4) to explain the phenomena related to master project or practicals in the field of science and herbal technology
PLO3 Graduan dapat memaparkan (P4)  keupayaan untuk berkomunikasi dengan jelas secara oral dan penulisan segala dapatan, ilmu, cadangan dan rasional kepada rakan-rakan dan pakar dalam bidang berkaitan.
Graduates are able to display (P4) the ability to clearly communicate findings, knowledge, recommendations and rationale to peers and experts in the related fields
PLO4 Graduan dapat mempamerkan (A3) nilai sejagat dalam amalan professional dengan cara memaparkan kebenaran, integriti keintelektualan dan etika.
Graduates are able to demonstrate (A3) universal values in professional practices by displaying truth, intellectual integrity and ethics.
PLO5 Graduan dapat mempamerkan (A3) pengetahuan kontemporari untuk mengembangkan minda ingin tahu dan budaya ilmu.
Graduates are able to demonstrate (A3) contemporary knowledge to expand enquiring mind and culture of knowledge.
PLO6 Graduan dapat menyusun-atur (P4) perkara kompleks (projek/penyelidikan) dan mengenalpasti)  perancangan perniagaan yang kompetitif  serta boleh diguna pakai (KK1) serta berkeupayaan untuk berkerja (A3) secara selesa sebagai ahli atau ketua kumpulan yang multi disiplin.
Graduates are able to organize (P4) complex matters (project/research) and identify competitive and workable business plan (KK1) and work (A3) comfortably as members or leaders of a multi-disciplinary group.
Entry requirement
  • Candidate must hold a Bachelor Degree in any field of engineering, science or technology with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.0/4.0 or equivalent from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other Institutions of Higher Learning recognized by the Senate. In the case where CGPA is less than 3.0, a minimum of 1 year working experience is needed.
  • Candidate with other academic background Degree from Institutions of Higher Learning recognized by the Senate with CGPA of 3.0/4.0 must have at least 5 years minimum working experience in the relevant field and must pass 2 prerequisite courses that will be determined by the Faculty. All prerequisite courses must be registered as HW*

*HW is a registration status of a course which is stipulated by the faculty and is subjected to normal assessment.

Programme Structure
Mainstream (special program) Offshore
6 max semesters | 3 min semesters 8 max semesters | 4 min semesters
LIST OF COURSES | sem 1 LIST OF COURSES | sem 1
MKKT1013 BOTANY AND HERBAL CHEMISTRY MKKT1013 BOTANY AND HERBAL CHEMISTRY
MKKT1023 HERBAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT MKKT1023 HERBAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
MKKT1033 HERBAL PROCESSING MKKT1033 HERBAL PROCESSING
MKKT1043 PRODUCT FORMULATION MKKT1043 PRODUCT FORMULATION
MKKT1053 PRACTICAL SCIENCE AND HERBAL TECHNOLOGY  
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LIST OF COURSES | sem  2 LIST OF COURSES | sem 2
MKKT 2014 MASTER PROJECT 1 MKKT1053 PRACTICAL SCIENCE AND HERBAL TECHNOLOGY
MKKT2053 LEGISLATION AND REGISTRATION OF HERBAL PRODUCT MKKT2063 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND VALUE CREATION THROUGH INNOVATION
MKKT2063 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND VALUE CREATION THROUGH INNOVATION MKKT 2013 HERBAL COSMECEUTICAL
MKKT 2013 HERBAL COSMECEUTICAL MKKT 2023 NUTRACEUTICAL AND FUNCTIONAL FOOD
MKKT 2023 NUTRACEUTICAL AND FUNCTIONAL FOOD
LIST OF COURSES | sem 3 LIST OF COURSES | sem 3
MKKT3016 MASTER PROJECT 2 MKKT 2014 MASTER PROJECT 1
MKKT2053 LEGISLATION AND REGISTRATION OF HERBAL PRODUCT
LIST OF COURSES | sem 4
MKKT3016 MASTER PROJECT 2
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For further enquiries please contact:

ASSOC. PROF. DR. AZILA AZIZ
Programme Coordinator
Office: +603 26154379
Email:azila@ibd.utm.my

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