Course Details
Manipal International University (MIU) Logo

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biotechnology

Offered by: Manipal International University (MIU)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 years (6 semesters)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)66000/course
FacultySchool of Biotechnology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyScience (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)
Course Description

The Biotechnology industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world today, and is expected to contribute 5% of Malaysia’s GDP by the year 2020.

This is a multidisciplinary field that harnesses biological processes to create and improve products for the betterment of society. It is also expected to play a key role in solving current world problems such as food security, disease, environmental degradation, and climate change.

The Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) (Hons) program provides an overview of the biotechnology industry and common techniques used in R&D. Graduates are trained to fuse their technical expertise with a keen understanding of this fast-paced industry.

Entry Requirements
Pass SPM or its equivalent
STPM Pass with minimum of 2 Grade C
STAM Pass with minimum Jayyid with full pass in 2 subjects
UEC Pass with minimum Grade B in 5 subjects
A-LEVEL Pass with minimum Grade C in 2 subjects
MATRICULATION / FOUNDATION Pass Matriculation/Foundation in Science (recognized by the Malaysian Government) with CGPA 2.00
AUSTRALIAN YEAR 12 Pass Australian Year (refer to MOHE’s approval letter) with average 55%; or Pass South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with minimum aggregate Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) 55 including Mathematics; or Pass Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) with average 55% including Mathematics
CANADIAN YEAR 12 Pass Canadian Pre-University (CPU) or Ontario Secondary Diploma (Canadian Grade 12) with average 55% including Mathematics
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE Pass International Baccalaureate with minimum score 24/45
OTHERS Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government
Intake MonthsMarch, August, and October
Career Prospects

Successful completion of this programme opens up the door for exciting employment prospects in Biotechnology and for postgraduate studies in Biotechnology. Hiring trends in the Biotechnology industry entails:

  • Biomedical Researcher
  • Biotechnology Laboratory Assistant
  • Biotechnology Research Associate
  • Bioinformaticist
  • Crime Lab Technician or Forensic Lab Technician
  • Quality Control Officer
  • Quality Assurance Officer
  • Biotechnology Product Specialist
  • Pharmaceutical Salesperson
  • Patent Agent for Biotechnological Inventions in Patent Office

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

Other Courses in this Level of Study Other Courses in this Field of Study

Back to Courses

Download FREE myCourseGuide