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Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biotechnology

Offered by: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees44950/Course
Fees (International Student)60150/Course
CampusKampar Campus
FacultyFaculty of Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyScience (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)
Course Description

Biotechnology is the application of advances made in the biological sciences, especially involving the science of genetics and its application. Biotechnology has helped improve food quality, quantity and processing; its application also include producing chemicals through manipulating simple cells and proteins. Biotechnology also has important implications in health and medicine. Through genetic engineering, scientists have been able to create new medicines, including interferon for cancer patients, synthetic human growth hormone and synthetic insulin, among others.

The programme aims to produce graduates with a high level of competency in the field of biotechnology to meet the market demand and national expectation.

Entry Requirements

A-Levels/equivalent

Intake Months

January, May & October

Career Prospects
  • Technical Product Specialist
  • Field Application Specialist
  • Laboratory Executive/Manager
  • Pharmaceutical Scientist
  • Biotechnologist

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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