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1.  What is the basic requirement for admission to the Master of Environment (MEnv) programme? 2.  Where and when are the classes held? 3.  What is the medium of  instruction for the programme? 4.  How much is the total fees of the Master of Environment (MEnv) programme?  Do I pay the full amount at the beginning of the course? 5.  When are the intakes for the  Master of Environment (MEnv) programme? 6.  How do I apply?7. What programmes are offered at UPM?8. UPM is a research university. What is the meaning of a research university? 

1. What is the basic requirement for admission to the Master of Environment (MEnv) programme? To qualify for the Master of Environment (MEnv) candidates must hold the following           qualifications:               Applicants should posses a bachelor degree in Environmental Sciences or related areas with a minimum CGPA of 2.25;                    Other degree holders with a CGPA of at least 2.50 can be considered but are required to take and pass remedial courses that are set by the Department. Priority will be given to candidates who have knowlegde and experience in fields related with environmental management ;                    Candidates with CGPA less than the minimum requirement but with at least 3 years of working experience in a related field may be considered.   2.  Where and when are the classes held? Lecture for morning classes will be conducted             either from 8.30 am until 11.00 am every  Sunday or 11.00 am until 1.30 pm on Saturday while             lecture for evening classes will be conducted from 2.30             pm until 5.00 pm every Saturday to Sunday or 5.00 pm until             7.30 pm on Saturday or 5.00 pm until 7.00 pm on Sunday.    3.  What is the medium of instruction for the programme? All MEnv classes are conducted in English. You are required to write your class             assignments, Case Study or Project Paper in English.                  4.  How much is the total fees of the Master of Environment (MEnv) ? Do I pay the full amount at the beginning of the course? Basic Fee Nationality Semester Total Malaysia Student First Semester RM 1200 Second Semester onwards RM 950 Foreign Student same as above with additional RM 1000 per semester Credit Fee  RM200 per credit. For a 36 credit programme, the total credits fee will be RM7200                     5. When are the intakes for the Master of Environment (MEnv) programme? Intakes for the Master of Environment (MEnv) programme are on Jun  and December every year.                   6.             How do I apply? You can fill the forms online or also can be downloaded from the website at http://www.gso.upm.edu.my7. UPM offers programmes for undergraduate and postgraduate levels and additional information can be found on the UPM website(www.upm.edu.my).  8.Research universities are public universities recognised by the Cabinet on 11th October 2006 to become leading research and educational hubs. Research universities comprised� the following five (5) public universities: University of Malaya (UM) Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Key elements of a Research University: Fields of study focusing on research Competitive entry requirements Quality lecturers A ratio of 1:1 of undergraduates to postgraduates    

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