Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biotechnology
Offered by: AIMST University
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|Exam Body||Internal Degree, Malaysia|
|Course Duration||3 Yrs|
|Part Time/Full Time||Full Time|
|Fees||Refer to Univ.|
|Faculty||Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS)|
|Conducted entirely in Malaysia||Yes|
|Level of Study||Bachelor's Degree Level|
|Field of Study||Science (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)|
Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS) has set its goals to promote cutting-edge multidisciplinary programmes that are infused with the elements of innovativeness and technopreneurship designed to enhance market competitiveness. FAS offer BSc (Hons) in Biotechnology, BSc (Hons) in Bioinformatics, Master of Science (MSc) in Biotechnology (Research Mode) and Doctor Philosophy (PhD) in Biotechnology (Research Mode).
BSc (Hons) in Biotechnology programme will provide adequate knowledge and essential skills to the student on the various scope of biotechnological processes that impact our daily lives. The student will discover and explore the importance of biotechnology in the rapidly developing health, food, agriculture, environmental industrial sectors. The programme is fully-accredited by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA). The BSc (Hons) Biotechnology programme received Grade A (91/100) by MQA. FAS teaching staff are highly experienced academicians from different fields of interests. Upon graduation, the student will be well-equipped with the knowledge of biotechnological processess, techniques and industrial experience to embark on an exciting career
The three year BSc (Hons) in Biotechnology programme emphasizes the integration of theory with specialized practicals, while ensuring a sound basis in the relevent biological sciences that underpin the programme.
In the First Year, the students will acquire a good foundation in the critical life science courses, as well as in information technology that are tailored for biological applications.
The Second Year programme integrates genetics-based courses with modern biotechnology and includes an introduction to bioinformatics. At the end of the Second Year, students will undergo an internship training either locally or overseas.
The Third Year courses expand further into special areas in biotechnology and molecular biology, and also cover issues of biosafety, bioethics and the basics of business management for biotechnology enterprises. Students will carry out a research project on selected topics in biotechnology.
A-Levels / STPM / STAM / equivalent:
UEC: Pass with grade B in 5 subjects
AIMST Foundation in Science:
Diploma in related field: CGPA ≥ 2.0
Must pass SPM/O Level or equivalent
Registration Dates: 19 Mar / 01 Aug / 07 Oct
Intake Closing Dates: 02 Apr / 15 Aug / 21 Oct
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.