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Diploma in Biotechnology

Offered by: Nilai University
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Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2.5 Yrs (7 Sem)
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Fees34000/Course
Fees (International Student)34000/Course
FacultyFaculty Of Science & Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyScience (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)
Course Description

This internationally-recognised diploma prepares you with the skills and know-how on new biological processes of commercial importance in a diverse range of industries such as pharmaceutical, agricultural, industrial, forensic and healthcare sectors.

Graduates of this programme are recognised to enter into a relevant degree programme at Nilai U or our reputable partner universities

Curriculum
FOUNDATIONAL
  • Understanding Biotechnology
CORE

Fundamental

  • Introductory Biology
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Statistics

Basic Biological Sciences

  • Introductory Genetics
  • Basic Microbiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • General Biochemistry

Major

  • Basic Business Administration
  • Cell Culture Techniques
  • Introductory Bioinformatics
  • Basic Techniques In Molecular Biology
  • Agricultural And Industrial Biotechnology
  • Marine And Environmental Biotechnology
  • Molecular And Medical Biotechnology

General Skills

  • Introduction To Information Technology
SUMMATIVE
  • Biotechnology
MATA PELAJARAN UMUM

MPU1*

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 OR Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1

MPU2

  • Graduate Preparatory Course

MPU3

  • Food and Culture OR Environment and Development in Malaysia

MPU4

  • Co-Curriculum
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING
  • Internship
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
  • Basic Academic English
MALAY LANGUAGE
(only for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM BM)
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A

* Pengajian Malaysia 2 is for local students while Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 is for international students.

Δ Entry from Diploma into the Degree is subject to meeting programme & relevant entry requirements.

Entry Requirements• Pass SPM / SPMV with at least a credit in 3 subjects, at least 2 credits in Mathematics and Science AND pass Bahasa Malaysia; OR • Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least a Grade B in 3 subjects including Mathematics and one of Science subject and Pass English; OR • Pass Foundation Programme/ Matriculation recognized by Government of Malaysia • Pass Certificate (MQF Level 3) in a related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.0; OR • Pass STPM or equivalent (Science Stream) with at least Grade C (GP 2.0) in 1 subject; OR • Pass South Australian Matriculation (SAM) /Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) / Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) with a minimum of 50% in 5 subjects including Science; OR • Pass International Baccalaureate (IB), UK with 24 points in 6 subjects; OR • Pass the Canadian Pre-University (CPU) / Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP) with minimum 50% in 6 subjects; OR AND English Requirements for International Students: • Credit English at SPM level • General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) / International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) minimum Grade B; OR • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.0; OR • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 520 Paper-Based Test (PBT) / 68 Internet-Based Test (iBT) / 190 Computer-Based Test (CBT)
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All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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