The Faculty of Forestry is one of the oldest faculties in Universiti Putra Malaysia that was established in 1971. The Bachelor of Parks & Recreation Science will be the first recreation resource and management program offered at tertiary level in Malaysia that prepares you to specialise in the fields of tourism, conservation and management.
Programme and Courses
This programme emphasizes on field teaching and learning approach. With a host of knowledgeable and experienced lecturers (with more than 50 years of combined experience in the field of the recreation) and up to date teaching and learning facilities, learning is made fun and relevant to cater to professional needs.
Career opportunities in the following sectors
- Protected areas
- National parks, state parks and botanic gardens
- Safari and Zoos
- Urban parks and gardens
- Theme parks
- Recreation and sports tourism
- Community-based tourism and homestay programmes
- Cultural and heritage tourism
- Education and health tourism
- Adventure tourism and recreation