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MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.Sc) IN HERBAL TECHNOLOGY

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.

 

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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.

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PEO1 – Become herbal industry experts who will be able contribute to national development
Menjadi pakar di dalam industri herba yang mampu menyumbang kepada pembangunan Negara.

PEO2 – Become herbal technology experts who are creative, innovative and able to adapt in society.
Menjadi pakar teknologi herba yang kreatif, inovatif dan dapat menyesuaikan diri di dalam masyarakat.

PEO3 – Be able to professionally contribute towards the environment’s well-being and sustainable development.
Menyumbang secara professional terhadap kesejahteraan alam sekitar dan pembangunan lestari.

PEO4 – Have the ability to conduct research to add value to existing products.
Mempunyai kebolehan untuk menjalankan penyelidikan untuk menambah nilai pada produk sedia ada.

PLO1 Graduates are able to integrate scientific knowledge in the field of herbal science and technology and plan (C5)  the application of related processes.
Graduan dapat mengintegrasikan pengetahuan    saintifik dalam bidang sains dan teknologi herba serta merancang (C6) applikasi proses-proses yang berkaitan.
PLO2 Graduates are able to constructexperiments (P4) to explain the phenomena related to master project or practicals in the field of science and herbal technology
Graduan dapat membina (P4) eksperimen untuk menerangkan fenomena yang dikaji bagi projek sarjana atau amali dalam bidang sains dan teknologi herba.
PLO3 Graduates are able to display (P4) the ability to clearly communicate findings, knowledge, recommendations and rationale to peers and experts in the related fields
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.
PLO4 Graduates are able to demonstrate (A3) universal values in professional practices by displaying truth, intellectual integrity and ethics.
Graduan dapat mempamerkan (A3) nilai sejagat dalam amalan professional dengan cara memaparkan kebenaran, integriti keintelektualan dan etika.
PLO5 Graduates are able to demonstrate(A3) contemporary knowledge to expand enquiring mind and culture of knowledge.
Graduan dapat mempamerkan (A3) pengetahuan kontemporari untuk mengembangkan minda ingin tahu dan budaya ilmu.
PLO6 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.
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.
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    
 UXXX XXX3 ELECTIVE UNIVERSITY    
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
    UXXX XXX3 ELECTIVE UNIVERSITY
  • 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.

For further enquiries please contact:

    Assoc. Prof. Azila Aziz
    Programme Coordinator

    Office: +603 26154379
    Email: azila@ibd.utm.my