UKM-GSMP : Sustainability of Tropical Heritage
Why is this interesting for me?
You will learn about the concept of nature heritage, sustainable development of nature conservation and the physical landscape and bio-diversity of Malaysia's tropical ecosystem
The course introduces and provide you with knowledge of Malaysian tropical ecosystem.
How long is the course?
Intermediate English Proficiency
Accommodations, Food, Course Materials, Field Trips, Community Projects, Transportation, Insurance, OTHERS
Please state the price inclusive for "OTHERS"?
Airport pick-up services
To absorb and appreciate the unique tropical heritage and diverse culture of the Malaysian community. Specifically it will:
Enable you to understand better the natural heritage concept and observe the integrated conservation efforts for sustainability and eco-tourism
Allow you to experience at first hand and document visually various geological and biological heritage of Langkawi Island, Chini Lake, Danum Valley and Kinabatangan River
Enable you to analyse the effectiveness of the various conservation initiatives in Malaysia.
What do I expect to learn?
You will learn about the concept of nature heritage, sustainable development of nature conservation. You will also study the physical landscape and bio-diversity of Malaysia's tropical ecosystem.
How do I experience learning?
Lectures, Field Trips / Field Excursion, Study Tour, Discussions, Group Activities, Presentation, Video-based Case Studies, Batik design and painting, Reflective journaling, Outdoor Activities, Indoor Activities, Face to face interaction, Visits and interacting with local community, Educational Tours
How am I assessed?
Presentations, Participation, Attendance, Discussions, Daily discussion, Reflective journaling, Group performance
Is the certificate is awarded upon completion of the programme?
Note for students?
You will have an opportunity to build international friendships through 'buddy system' in which you (as a visiting student) are partnered with local student from UKM
Call for action:
International Relations Centre (UKM Global)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Level 2 Chancellory UKM Bangi
43600 Selangor Malaysia
Tel : +603 8921 3271 / 4188 / 4187
Fax: +603 8925 4890