About Plant Sciences
Population increase and climate change are putting increasing pressure on Malaysian to improve plant productivity. The improvement needed will have to be underpinned with a detailed knowledge of plant sciences, both basic and applied.
The Department has two programmes namely Plant Science Programme and Applied Plant Science Programme aimed at generating and nurturing competent and skilled graduates with knowledge in plant science with Islamic values to fulfil the needs of public and private sectors in teaching, research and management. The Courses cover many exciting aspects of modern and conventional plant science, including plant taxonomy and anatomy, ethnobotany, plant diversity and breeding, plant chemistry, cell and molecular biology, genetic engineering, plant-pathogen and plant environment interactions, plant physiology and ecology, and several others.
The department offers two types of degrees namely Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Plant Science) and Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Applied Plant Science) with concentration packages leading to various interesting fields.
Department of Plant Science
Kulliyyah of Science
International Islamic University Malaysia
Bandar Indera Mahkota
25200 Kuantan, Pahang
Tel : 609-5705247
Fax : 609-5716781