Bachelor of Science (Equine Management)

The rapid development of equine industry in Malaysia has demanded more experts in the field of equine science and equine management. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) aspires to be the pioneer among higher learning institutions in Malaysia and in the South East Asia region to promote equine sports and equestrian activities among students as well as the public to develop interest and passion for the sports.

The curriculum structure for Bachelor of Science (Equine Management) has taken into consideration requirements and recommendations of various equine associations, equine establishments and especially the Malaysian Equine Council (MEM). The curriculum will mainly cover the basic theories of equine science and equine management whilst developing the students with practical skills, good communication, leadership quality as well as entrepreneurship.

Methods of teaching and learning is through lectures, tutorials, practical work, group discussions, individual presentations, group presentations and industrial training. The percentage of the study methods being delivered are 72% teaching courses, 18% practical, 6% industrial training, 4% of individual and group projects.

Career Prospects:

  • Youth and Sports officer (S14)(JPA)
  • Entrepreneur and business entities
  • Coach and trainer for general skills and high perfomance
  • Manager and administrator for equine industry
  • Calvary units Putrajaya corporation
  • Calvary units Putrajaya city
  • Calvary units Kuala Lumpur city
  • Calvary units Royal Malaysian Police
  • Calvary units Malaysian Army

GENERAL INFORMATION

1.   Awarding Institution Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
2.   Teaching Institution Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
3.   Programme Name  Bachelor of Science (Equine Management)
4.   Final Award  Bachelor of Science (Equine Management)
5.   Programme Code SMBQ-03
6.   Professional or Statutory Body of Accreditation Malaysian Qualification Agency
7.    Language(s) of Instruction English and Bahasa Melayu
8.   Mode of Study (Conventional, distance learning, etc) Conventional
9.   Mode of operation (Franchise, self-govern, etc) Self-governing
10. Study Scheme (Full Time/Part Time) Full Time and Part Time
11. Study Duration Minimum: 4 years
Maximum: 6 years

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

Code Intended Educational Objectives
PEO1 Skilled and competent in equine science and equine management globally and are able to contribute to the development of the country’s equine industry.
PEO2 Highly capable in project management specifically related to the equine industry and practice .
PEO3 Prominent leaders or members of equine teams while being creative, innovative, and are able to adapt to the equine industry.
PEO4 Proficient in communicating effectively within the equine industry network and socially responsible while being involved with high ethical standards.

Programme Learning Outcome (PLO)

After having completed the programme, graduates should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:
Code Intended Educational Objectives
PLO1 Ability to understand and apply knowledge of equine science and equine management
PLO2 Ability to analyse and manage resources related to the field of equine
PLO3 Ability to solve problems creatively using knowledge and technical skills in equine science and equine management.
PLO4 Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal communication.
PLO5 Ability to think creatively and critically in solving problems related to equine field.
PLO6 Demonstrate confidence to act effectively individually or in a team.
PLO7 Demonstrate ability to practice lifelong learning.
PLO8 Ability to identify business opportunities and demonstrate entrepreneurship skills.
PLO9 Demonstrate responsible behaviour and good leadership skills.
PLO10 Demonstrate professionalism and good ethics.

Entry Requirements

The minimum qualifications for candidates who intend to do a Bachelor of Science (Equine Management)  are as follows:

Note : Year of entry and duration of study will be based on the credit exemptions or credit transfer awarded by the university.

Category Specific Requirements General Requirements
Malaysian High School Certificate (STPM)

Results would be based on the general requirements as well as other conditions as the pre-requisites for the programme set by the university

  • Passed with a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent
  • Obtained at least a Grade B- (CGPA 2.67) Biology at Matriculation/Foundation level
  • Passed with at least Grade C+ (2.33) in Matriculation/Foundation in any TWO (2) the following subjects: Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
  • Not having any health problems that will prevent student from taking up practical work
  • Passed Malaysian Certificate Examination (SPM) or equivalent with a credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or a credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia, July paper
  • Passed MOEM Matriculation/UM Science Foundation with CGPA of at least 2.00
  • Obtained at least a Band 2 in Malaysia University English Test (MUET).
Matriculation Certificates (KPM) / Asasi Sains UM
Fulfil the general requirements set by the university as well as other conditions of the programme.
  • Passed with a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent
  • Obtained at least a Grade B- (CGPA 2.67) Biology at Matriculation/Foundation level
  • Passed with at least Grade C+ (2.33) in Matriculation/Foundation in any TWO (2) the following subjects: Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
  • Not having any health problems that will prevent student from taking up practical work
Certificates/Diplomas

Fulfill the general requirements set by the university as well as specific requirements of the programme.

  • Obtained a Diploma related to the applied course from UTM or equivalent with at least CGPA 2.50

or

  • For those who obtained a CGPA 2.50 but have at least TWO (2) years working experience in related field are eligible to apply; and
  • Passed with a credit in Mathematics at SPM level

or

  • Obtained at least Grade C in any of Mathematics subjects
  • Passed Malaysian Certificate Examination (SPM) or equivalent with a credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or a credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia, July paper
  • Obtained a Diploma or equivalent qualification recognized by the Malaysian Government and approved by the Senate,

or

  • Passed STPM examination in 2009 or before and obtained the following:
  • Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in General Paper; and
  • Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in TWO (2) other subjects

or

  • Passed Matriculation Examination in 2009 or before and obtained at least CGPA 2.00
  • Obtained at least a Band 2 in Malaysia University English Test (MUET)

Award Requirements

To graduate, students must:

  • Attain a total of not less than 133 credit hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.0.
  • Professional Skill Certificate (PSC)
  1. How to Get Yourself Employed (HTGYE)
  2. ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management System Requirement (ISO)
  3. Occupational Safety and Health Awareness (OSHA)
  4. How to Manage Your Personal Finance (HTMYPF)
  5. Test of English Communication Skills for Graduating Students (TECS):

(i)      TECS 1001 (Paper I – Oral Interaction) (ii)     TECS 1002 (Paper II – Writing)