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Bachelor of Biotechnology (Hons)

Offered by: Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)53680/Course
FacultyFaculty of Engineering, Science & Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyScience (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)
Course Description

This programme is designed to produce knowledgeable and competent human resources who are equipped with advanced knowledge and extensive hands-on-experience in the area of biotechnology. Students are exposed with related knowledge, techniques, practical skills and issues pertaining to the advancement and development of biotechnology, locally and globally. This programme also cultivates soft skills and fundamental skills in the areas of management and entrepreneurship that are essential in their future working environments.


Year 1

Biotechnology Laboratory 1A, Biometrics, Chemistry I, Introduction to Biotechnology, Introduction to Molecular and Cell Biology, Biotechnology Laboratory 1B, Genetics, Chemistry II, Microbiology, Bioethics, U1, U2, Interactive Skills

Year 2

Introduction to Biochemistry, Biotechnology Laboratory 2A, Bioinstrumentation and Analytical Techniques, Gene Cloning and Engineering, Biotechnology Laboratory 2B, Cell and Tissue Culture, Industrial and Fermentation Technology, Practical  Bioinformatics, Genomics and Proteomics, Scientific and Research Methodology, Technical and Professional Communication, U3, U4, Creativity and Innovation in Biotechnology

Year 3

Agricultural and Food Technology, Biotechnology Laboratory 3A, research Project A, Marine and Aquaculture Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Research Project B, Industrial Training

Entry Requirements


STPM Minimum 2 Principal Passes
A-Level Minimum 2 Principal Passes
UEC Minimum 5 Bs
Diploma Minimum CGPA of 2.00
Foundation/Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.00
SAM/HSC/AUSMAT TER/UAI: average 60% or higher in 5 subjects
CPU/CIMP Average 60% or higher in 6 subjects
IB 26 points or higher based on 6 subjects
Other Qualifications As recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to STPM
UEC: United Examination Certificate
HND: Higher National Diploma
SAM: South Australian Matriculation
HSC: Higher School Certificate
AUSMAT: Australian Matriculation
CPU: Canadian Pre-University
CIMP: Canadian International Matriculation Programme
IB: International Baccalaureate Diploma
STPM: Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia
SPM: Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia
Intake Months

March, June, October

Career Prospects
  • Research and Development
  • Scientist
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Management
  • Production and Quality Assurance

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

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