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Bachelor of Science (major in Biology) (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration6 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees660/Sem
FacultyFaculty of Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyScience (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

A final year project to be done over two semesters is an important component of the degree programme.This is to ensure that the students acquire the necessary research experiences, skills in scientific writing and seminar presentations. The students will have plenty of practical experiences in the laboratory section of the taught courses, during fieldwork, as well as during their final year projects.

Entry Requirements

ALIRAN SAINS

LEPASAN STPM

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B- (NGMP 2.67) pada peringkat STPM dalam mata pelajaran Biology;

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred C+ (NGMP 2.33) pada peringkat STPM dalam mata pelajaran Physics/Chemistry;

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred C (NGMP 2.00) pada peringkat STPM dalam mata pelajaran Mathematics (T);

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

 

LEPASAN MATRIKULASI/ASASI

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B- (2.67) pada peringkat Matrikulasi/Asasi dalam mata pelajaran Biology;

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred C+ (2.33) pada peringkat Matrikulasi/Asasi dalam mata pelajaran Physics/Chemistry;

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred C (2.00) pada peringkat Matrikulasi/Asasi dalam mata pelajaran Mathematics.

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

 

LEPASAN DIPLOMA

Memiliki Diploma dalam bidang yang sesuai atau kelayakan lain yang diiktiraf oleh Senat UPM;

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred C/6C pada peringkat SPM dalam mata pelajaran Science;

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

Career Prospects

There is a wide range of possible careers for biology graduates.These include:
Lecturer in public and private universities and university colleges; researcher in commercial and government agencies such as MARDI, MPOB, RRB, FELDA, FRIM, VRI, hospital laboratories, food, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, wildlife ranger in National Parks; forest ranger in the Department of Forestry, Manager of marine parks; aquaculturist, agriculturist and breeder; teacher; careers in the areas of environmental consultancy; species and habitat conservation; flora and fauna assessment, pollution and land management; interpretive tourism e.g. nature guides; land rehabilitation; customs, quarantine and the police force..

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


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