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Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
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
Additional NotesSM06

BSc. in Chemistry (full-time mode) is based on a two Semester Academic Session with several courses being delivered and assessed in each semester. Assessment is based on final examination and coursework conducted throughout the semester.

Award requirements:

To graduate, students should:

  • Attain a total of not less than 128 credit hours with minimum CPA of 2.0.
  • Pass industrial training.
  • Complete and pass the undergraduate project.
Entry Requirements

Fulfill all University requirements and the following program requirement:

  1. Pass  Matriculation/STPM/Foundation Science  UM  with  a  minimum  of grade B  in Chemistry and a minimum of C in  Mathematics and Physics or Biology
  2. Diploma  in  Science  or  Engineering with  minimum CPA  of  2.70  from recognized institutions.
Career Prospects

Graduates of the program can work as

  • chemists or scientists in government research institutions such as MARDI, Malaysia Palm Oil Board (MPOB), RRI, PRSS, AMREC, SIRIM and Malaysia Nuclear Agency (MNA).
  • chemists or process engineers in private sectors such as in petrochemicals, rubber, palm oil, pharmaceuticals, textiles and dyes, cosmeceuticals, electronics, water treatment and food processing companies.
  • academics or researchers in higher learning institutions, following pursuance of their degree qualifications to Masters or Ph.D levels.
  • quality control or quality assurance and marketing officers in agencies or industries in which sound knowledge of chemistry skills are required.

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

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