The Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) programme unique course layout combines extensive study of science theory with intensive laboratory work, bringing science out of books and classrooms into real world environments.
Biotechnology is a rapidly emerging industry in Malaysia, and technicians well versed in molecular biology, genetics, genomics or plant biotechnology are necessary to push the boundaries of science and imagination.
The programme provides ‘high tech’ educational experience which incorporates both effective classroom-based learning and the use of relevant educational technologies. The programme improves the quality of the student learning experience within and beyond the classroom.
Students have the opportunity to undergo Industrial Training in government or private agencies of their choice (eg. JPH, MARDI, MPOB, IBHK, pathology labs, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies) where they will gain working experience. The research project component provides training opportunities to carry out research in well-equipped world class research laboratories.
This programme is a major in Biotechnology. Upon graduation, candidates will be conferred with Bachelor of Science degree.
“A comprehensive Biotechnology undergraduate programme that prepares students for careers in research, education and industry.”
Scientist in national or internationally sponsored healthcare projects
Insurance Company Underwriter
Health Educators and Health Promotion Specialists
Administrative Officers in Governmental agencies
Sales personnel in pharmaceutical and medical-related industries
Careers in science journalism
Entry into postgraduate programs in health-related disciplines
Professional Morals and Ethics
Islamic Civilization and Asian Civilization (TITAS) (Paper I & II)
Thinking and Communication Skills
The Origin and Fundamentals of Science
Science, Culture and Religion
Science and Current Society
Biostatistics / Statistics
Biology of Organisms
DNA Recombinant Technology
Microbial Physiology and Biochemistry
Industrial Training in Biotechnology
Literature Review in Biotechnology
Tissue Culture and Cryopreservation
Metabolites and Secondary Metabolism
Plant and Animal Genetic Engineering
Plant and Animal Physiology
Electron Microscopy and its Application
Applied Industrial Biochemistry
Membrane Biochemistry and Signal Transduction
Post Harvest Biotechnology and Physiology
Topics in Biotechnology