Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biotechnology
Offered by: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
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|Exam Body||UTAR, Malaysia|
|Course Duration||3 Years|
|Part Time/Full Time||Full Time|
|Fees||48,600 / Course|
|Fees (International Student)||65,750 / Course|
|Faculty||Faculty of Science (FSC)|
|Conducted entirely in Malaysia||Yes|
|Level of Study||Bachelor's Degree Level|
|Field of Study||Science (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)|
Biotechnology is the application of advances in biological sciences, particularly genetics and its applications. Biotechnology has improved food quality, quantity, and processing; it is also used to produce chemicals by manipulating simple cells and proteins. Biotechnology has far-reaching implications in health and medicine. Scientists have used biotechnology to develop new medicines such as interferon for cancer patients, synthetic human growth hormone, and synthetic insulin, among others.
The UTAR Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biotechnology programme aims to produce graduates with a high level of competency in the field of biotechnology in order to meet market demand and national expectations. Students will gain specialised skills in biotechnology areas such as proteomics, genomics, enzyme and protein biotechnology, protein engineering, immunology, fermentation technology, plant biotechnology, biosensor, phytomedicine and phytochemistry, cell and issue culture, and bioinformatics through their final year project.
STPM 2C / A-Level 2D / UEC 5B
Jan, May, Oct
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.