The School of Science & Technology (SST) was established in 1995 with a primary aim to produce graduates in the field of science and technology in line with the aim of the Malaysian Government to meet the status of an industrialized country. The main function of the school is to develop and pass knowledge related to science and technology through teaching, research and publications. Being in a region rich in natural resources (land, forest, river and sea), the priority of the school is geared towards the sustainable management of these heritages.
The school has 10 undergraduate academic programmes that lead to a B.Sc. (Hons) in Biological & Physical Sciences. On top of this, SST also offers Master and Ph.D. by research in all the fields of studies.
The School has experienced staff in a range of specialization including Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Genetic and Plant Breeding, Agronomy, Plant and Animal Ecology, Physics, Geology, Hydrology, Environmental Chemistry and Mathematical Modelling.
- To develop knowledge related to Science and Technology through education and research.
- To produce graduates that capable and skilled in the field of Science and Technology.
- To offer advisory service for other schools in UMS to complement knowledge in the field of Science and Technology to produce balanced and skilled graduates.