Diploma in Science

Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT)

Setapak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Quick Facts


2 years


Full-time, On-campus


Feb, Jun, Nov

Tuition Fees


Course Structure

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Chemistry and Society
  • Chemical Structure and Energetics
  • Properties of Matter
  • Chemistry of Elements and Organic Compounds
  • Cells and Their Organisation
  • Bioenergetics
  • Homeostasis and Excretion
  • Response and Coordination
  • Reproduction and Development
  • Biodiversity and Ecology
  • Structural Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Forensic Chemistry and Biology
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Introductory Calculus
  • Calculus
  • Algebra
  • Statistics and Operations Research
  • Information Systems and Application
  • Business Organisation and Management

Entry Requirements

  • SPM: 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
  • O Level: 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
  • UEC: 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
  • Certificate: Relevant certificate accredited by MQA
  • Compulsory subjects:
    • SPM Credit/O Level Grade C/UEC Grade B in Biology or Chemistry where minimum SPM Pass/O Level Grade E(Pass)/UEC Grade C in the other subject is required
    • SPM Pass/O Level Grade E (Pass) in Mathematics##/UEC Grade C in Advanced Mathematics (I or II)##
    • SPM Pass/O Level Grade E (Pass)/UEC Grade C in English Language**
  • ** Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UMT is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC.
  • ## Grade C and above in AMMS0104 General Mathematics conducted by TAR UMT is accepted as having fulfilled the Mathematics requirement for applicants who fail the required Mathematics subject at SPM/O Level/UEC.
  • Note:
    • SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
    • Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
    • Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from Other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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