Master Of Science And Ph.D. (Agricultural Policy) | Institute of Agricultural and Food Policy Studies
» SISWAZAH » IKDPM's Postgraduate Programmes » Master of Science and Ph.D. (Agricultural Policy)

Master of Science and Ph.D. (Agricultural Policy)

Entry Requirements

A. Master of Science

i) A Bachelor’s degree from recognized universities with a CGPA of at least 2.75 or equivalent; or
ii) A CGPA of less than 2.75 with at least 3 years of working experience will be considered.

B. Doctor of Philosophy

i) A Master’s degree with thesis in related fields; or
ii) A non-thesis Master’s degree with a CGPA of at least 3.5 and a B+ for project paper; or
iii) A first class Bachelor’s degree in related fields with a CGPA of at least 3.75 or equivalent.

Programme Requirement

Besides the thesis requirement, postgraduate students are required to take a prescribed coursework between 9 to 18 credits for the Master of Science programmes and 12 to 36 credits for the Ph.D programmes.


Courses to be taken for Master of Science and PhD students are those that are offered by the Faculty of Agriculture and the Faculty of Economics and Management. The courses are:



ECN 5112
Microeconomic Theory
ECN 5114
Macroeconomic Theory
ECN 5121
Econometric Methods I
ECN 5122
Econometric Methods II
ECN 5132
Research Methodology in Applied Economics
ECN 5141
Financial Economics
ECN 5152
Public Policy and Competition
ECN 5163
Economic Growth and Development
ECN 5164
Economic Planning and Policy
ECN 5183
International Trade Theory and Policy
ECN 5311
Natural Resource Economics
ECN 5341
Environmental Economics
ECN 6112
Advanced Microeconomic Theory
EPT 5201
Agricultural Production Economics
EPT 5202
Agricultural Decision Analysis
EPT 5203
Agricultural Project Planning and Management
EPT 5301
Agricultural Marketing
EPT 5302
Agricultural Price Analysis
EPT 5304
Agricultural International Trade
EPT 5401
Agricultural Finance
EPT 5501
Economics of Agricultural Development and Policy
EPT 5801
Research Methodology in Agricultural Economics
FHU 5206
Natural Resource Policy


There will be two intakes per year (February and September semesters).
Application for admission can be made online via

More Information - Download Brochure

                               - Download Brochure (Print Version)

Updated:: 02/02/2017 [aswani]


Institute of Agricultural and Food Policy Studies
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan