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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 343 / 1 year
  • Foreign: $ 1.8k / 1 year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • June 2017
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 357pts.
  • Duration:
  • 4 years

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    The aims of BS Biotechnology are:

    1. To produce graduates who have strong fundamental knowledge in biotechnology and capable in various fields that can contribute to the nation’s development, and balance the needs of human and environment development in ethical and professional ways.

    2. To produce graduates skills in biotechnology techniques with capability in designing and developing research.

    3. To produce graduates who are highly qualified, with broad visions and knowledgeable in sectors such as agriculture, medicine, fisheries, industry and pharmaceuticals. They are capable of developing and executing a diverse range of projects.

    4. To produce biotechnology graduates who are high competitive, and capable of pursuing higher education in the life sciences in any institution.

     

    BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOTECHNOLOGY SESSION 2016/2017
    (125 CREDITS)

    1. UNIVERSITY COURSES (23 CREDITS )
    Please refer to programme structure for Bachelor of Science
    2. PROGRAM CORE COURSES (102 CREDITS)

    (I) CORE COURSES OF DEPARTMENT( 69 CREDITS) [TJ]

    LEVEL 1 (10 credits)

    COURSE CODE

    COURSE NAME

    PRE-REQUISITE

    CREDIT

    SHES 1200 Life Processes  

    2

    SHES 1201 Cell Biology  

    2

    SHES 1202 Biology of Organisms  

    2

    SHES 1203 Population Biology  

    2

    SHES 1270 Biology Practical Only for ISB students

    2*

    LEVEL 2 (33 credits)
    SHET 2101 Applied Microbiology SHES 1202

    3

    SHET 2102 Plant Biotechnology SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203 and SHES 1270

    3*

    SHET 2103 Animal Biotechnology SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203 and SHES 1270

    3*

    SHET 2104 Biochemistry SHES 1200, SHES 1201

    3

    SHET 2105 Microbial Physiology SHES 1200

    3*

    SHET 2106 Higher Plant Physiology SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203 and SHES 1270

    3*

    SHET 2107 Principles of Recombinant DNA Technology SHES 1200, SHES 1201

    3*

    SHET 2108 Cell and Tissue Culture SHES 1200, SHES 1201,SHES 1202

    4*

    SHET 2109 Fundamental Techniques in Biotechnology SHES 1270

    2

    SHET 2110 Scientific Communication and Writing  

    3

    SHEK 2102 Human and Animal Physiology SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203 and SHES 1270

    3

    LEVEL 3 (26 credits)*
    SHET 3101 Bioprocess Technology SHET 2104 or SHET 2105

    3

    SHET 3102 Basic Bioinformatics SHET 2104, SHET 2107

    3

    SHET 3103 Research and Commercialisation in Biotechnology  

    3

    SHET 3104 Current Topics in Biotechnology  

    3

    SHET 3170 Biotechnology Practical SHET 2109

    3

    SHET 3180 Research Project in Biotechnology Semester 5 and have completed 50 credits, SHET 2109, SHET 2110

    3

    SHET 3190 Industrial Training in Biotechnology Semester 5 and have completed 50 credits

    3

    (II) ELECTIVE COURSES OF DEPARTMENT (23 CREDITS )[EJ]
    Select module A or B
    Module A (15 credits)
    SHET 3301 Algae Biotechnology SHET 1200

    3

    SHET 3302 Fungal Biotechnology SHET 2101

    3*

    SHET 3303 Environmental Management Biotechnology SHET 2101, SHET 2105, SHET 2107

    3

    SHET 3304 Bioseparation SHET 2101 or SHET 2105

    3

    SHET 3305 Marine Biotechnology SHES 1200

    3

    Module B (15 credits)
    SHET 3306 Plant Morphogenesis SHET 2108

    3

    SHET 3307 Plant Breeding SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203 and SHES 1270

    3*

    SHET 3308 Animal Breeding Passed Level 2

    3*

    SHET 3309 Genetic Engineering in Animals and Plants SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203 and SHES 1270

    3*

    SHET 3310 Post Harvest Physiology and Biotechnology SHET 2102, SHET 2107

    3*

    And select the rest from the elective courses listed below
    SHET 2301 Metabolite and Secondary Metabolism  

    2

    SHEK 2104 General Immunology SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203 and SHES 1270

    3

    SHET 3301 Algae Biotechnology SHES 1200

    3

    SHET 3302 Fungal Biotechnology SHET 2101

    3*

    SHET 3303 Environmental Management Biotechnology SHET 2101, SHET 2105, SHET 2107

    3

    SHET 3304 Bioseparation SHET 2101 or SHET 2105

    3

    SHET 3305 Marine Biotechnology SHET 1200

    3

    SHET 3306 Plant Morphogenesis SHET 2108

    3

    SHET 3307 Plant Breeding SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203 and SHES 1270

    3*

    SHET 3308 Animal Breeding Passed Level 2

    3*

    SHET 3309 Genetic Engineering in Animals and Plants SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203 and SHES 1270

    3*

    SHET 3308 Post Harvest Physiology and Biotechnology SHET 2102, SHET 2107

    3*

    SHEK 3305 Drug Analysis SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203 and SHES 1270

    2

    (III) ELECTIVE COURSES OF FACULTY( 10 CREDIT HOURS ) [EF]
    *Courses Offered by Other Institute/Department of Specialisation
    (Please refer to courses offered by other institutes or departments within the Faculty of Science)


    University requirements

    International Undergraduate Entry Requirements

    • National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the grade 80% and above
    or
    • A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.
     
    • Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selection programme before being accepted by the respective faculty. 
    Students are required to enroll in the Malay Language Programme prior to being conferred a degree. 

    English Language Requirements

    Students must obtain:

    • TOEFL score of 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT) or 79-80 (IBT) and above
    or
    • IELTS Band 6.0 and above
    or
    • General Certificate of Secondary Education University of Cambridge with a credit pass (Ordinary Level/Advance Level)

    Without any of the above English proficiency certificates, accepted students to UM undergraduate programs would be issued with a conditional offer letter to fulfill the English language requirements.


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    • International students: $ 1.48k / 1 year
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      • Tuition Fee:
      • Domestic students: $ 343 / 1 year
      • International students: $ 1.48k / 1 year
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      • Duration:
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