Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biotechnology

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Kampar, Perak , Malaysia

Quick Facts

Duration

3 years

Mode

Full-time, On-campus

Intake

Jan, Jun, Oct

Tuition Fees

RM49,000

Course Structure

  • Basic Chemistry
  • Basic Laboratory Skills for Bioscience
  • Biodiversity and Concepts of Ecology
  • Cell Biology
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Computer Systems and Applications
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • English for Science
  • Fundamental Organic Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • MPU1
  • MPUI
  • Principles of Biotechnology
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies
  • Animal Tissue Culture
  • Biochemistry
  • Biostatistics
  • Elective III
  • Enzymology
  • Genetics
  • Industrial Training
  • Molecular Biology
  • National Language/Other Language
  • Physiology
  • Plant Tissue Culture
  • Research Seminar in Biotechnology
  • Bioanalytical Techniques
  • Elective IV
  • Elective V
  • Elective VI
  • Elective VII
  • Fermentation Technology
  • Genomics and Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Cloning and Gene Expression Project

Elective I (Choose 1):

  • Ethics and Contemporary Social Issues
  • Organisational Behaviour

Elective II (Choose 1):

  • Management Principles
  • Organisation and Human Resource

Elective III (Choose 1):

  • Culture and Communication
  • Introduction to Political Science

Elective IV (Choose 1):

  • Aquaculture Principles, Practices and Management
  • Food Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Princeples and Application of Phytochemistry

Elective V (Choose 1):

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Introduction to Sociology

Elective VI (Choose 1):

  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Food Biotechnology
  • Human Nutrition

Entry Requirements

  • STPM: 2 Passes of Grade C and SPM with three (3) credits in Mathematics, one science subject and one any other subject or equivalent*
  • A Level: 2 Passes of minimum Grade D and SPM with three (3) credits in Mathematics, one science subject and one any other subject or equivalent*
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC): Grade B in 5 subjects and SPM with three (3) credits in Mathematics, one science subject and one any other subject or equivalent*
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM): Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) 70 and Grade B in 2 subjects and SPM with three (3) credits in Mathematics, one science subject and one any other subject or equivalent*
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU): Average of 70% in 2 subjects (and 4 other subjects) and SPM with three (3) credits in Mathematics, one science subject and one any other subject or equivalent*
  • Foundation in Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • Foundation in Arts, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and SPM/equivalent with credits in Mathematics, 1 Science subject and 1 other subject*
  • Foundation from other Institutions of Higher Learning with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and SPM/equivalent with credits in Mathematics, 1 Science subject and 1 other subject*
  • Matriculation Certificate, Ministry of Education with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and SPM/equivalent with credits in Mathematics, 1 Science subject and 1 other subject*
  • Diploma, Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT) in the relevant field: Minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • Diploma from other Institutions of Higher Learning in the relevant field: Minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government
  • *Note: The credit requirement at SPM Level can be waived should the grades obtained at STPM/STAM/Diploma/Matriculation/Foundation level are equivalent/higher.
  • IELTS: 5.0
  • TOEFL iBT: 42
  • SPM English Language/O Level English Language: Credit
  • MUET: Band 3
  • Cambridge English/Linguaskill: 154
  • UEC English Language: Grade B

Estimated Fees

Application fees (non-refundable)

RM60

RM0

  • PROMO

Tuition fees

RM49,000

Total payable amount

RM49,000

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