Representative of Harper Adams University, Steve Buckle, when presenting the plan of research collaboration with UMM.
THE cooperation between University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) and Harper Adams University continues to be strengthened. This time, the focus of the cooperation was in the field of research. Assistant Rector for Cooperation of UMM ,Soeparto , explained that it has been three times for UMM to
He continued, "One of the programs that will be executed is a joint research in the field of probiotics,". Steve Buckle, the representative of Harper Adams University, visited UMM on Tuesday (25/10). He will be back to UMM on February 2017 to discuss about the follow-up of this research collaboration.
UMM also was trying to conduct joint degree for master and post doctoral. Soeparto stated that UMM conducted transfer credit program to start that joint program. “Harper Adams University offers a sit in program to UMM. Sit in program is a program which lets UMM lecturers have lectures at Harper Adams University for two weeks for free”.
UMM lecturers who will study at Harper Adams University also spread Islam in Europe. Soeparto continued, “UMM lecturers who go to England will have a discussion and spread Islam, especially Indonesian Islam. But that part is still explored, "
UMM faculty who will study at Harper Adams also helped spread Islam in Europe. "Later UMM faculty who went to England once had a discussion and the spread of Islam, especially Islam Indonesia. But that part is still in the exploratory period, "concluded Soeparto.
Steve continued,“Britain could be a destination country for those who want to take master program and post doctoral becausde the living cost is cheaper than Australia and Singapore”
Related to the teaching quality, Harper Adams University was one of the top ten universites in Britain. Besides, Harper Adams was also ranked 6th related to the facilities and services management. Steve stated “The scolarship given by Harper Adams is 50% discount for study cost”.
In more detail, Steve explained that there are 12 couses that could be taken by UMM lecturers who will take Master program such as agriculture, agribusiness, animal husbandry, ecology and entomology. “for tose who want to take master of engineering program, they should be in Engineering department for their undergraduate so that they are able to take master program for four years” (jal/han)