Manipal International University

Manipal International University

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Bachelor Of Science Biotechnology Hons   APPLY

  Study Mode
FULL TIME
  Level
UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration
3 Years
  Intake
March, August, October
  Tution Fees
N/A

The Biotechnology industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world today, and is expected to contribute 5% of Malaysia’s GDP by the year 2020.

This is a multidisciplinary field that harnesses biological processes to create and improve products for the betterment of society. It is also expected to play a key role in solving current world problems such as food security, disease, environmental degradation, and climate change.

The Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) (Hons) program provides an overview of the biotechnology industry and common techniques used in R&D. Graduates are trained to fuse their technical expertise with a keen understanding of this fast-paced industry.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ENTRY LEVEL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Pass SPM or its equivalent
STPM Pass with minimum of 2 Grade C
STAM Pass with minimum Jayyid with full pass in 2 subjects
UEC Pass with minimum Grade B in 5 subjects
A-LEVEL Pass with minimum Grade C in 2 subjects
MATRICULATION
/ FOUNDATION
Pass Matriculation/Foundation in Science (recognized by the Malaysian
Government) with CGPA 2.00
AUSTRALIAN YEAR
12
  • Pass Australian Year (refer to MOHE’s approval letter) with average 55%; or
  • Pass South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with minimum aggregate Tertiary
    Entrance Rank (TER) 55 including Mathematics; or
  • Pass Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) with average 55% including
    Mathematics
CANADIAN YEAR
12
Pass Canadian Pre-University (CPU) or Ontario Secondary Diploma (Canadian
Grade 12) with average 55% including Mathematics
INTERNATIONAL
BACCALAUREATE
Pass International Baccalaureate with minimum score 24/45
OTHERS Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the
Malaysian Government

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Fundamental Science
  • Fundamentals of Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • TITAS (Local) / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 3 (International)
  • English for Professional Communication

Semester 2

  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Biostatistics
  • Hubungan Etnik (Local) / Pengajian Malaysia (International)

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Biophysics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Computer Skills
  • Creative and Critical Thinking 2 or Psychology 2

Semester 2

  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Computational Biology
  • Microbial Biotechnology
  • Family Issues

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Fermentation Technology & Bioprocess Engineering
  • IPR, Bioethics and Biosafety
  • Elective 1 (Food Biotechnology/Marine Biotechnology /Pharmaceutical Biotechnology)
  • Elective 2 (Agri-Biotechnology /Medical Biotechnology /Industrial Biotechnology)
  • Community Services and Curriculum

Semester 2

  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Final Project
  • Industrial Training

CAREER PROSPECTS

Successful completion of this programme opens up the door for exciting employment prospects in Biotechnology and for postgraduate studies in Biotechnology. Hiring trends in the Biotechnology industry entails:

  • Biomedical Researcher
  • Biotechnology Laboratory Assistant
  • Biotechnology Research Associate
  • Bioinformaticist
  • Crime Lab Technician or Forensic Lab Technician
  • Quality Control Officer
  • Quality Assurance Officer
  • Biotechnology Product Specialist
  • Pharmaceutical Salesperson
  • Patent Agent for Biotechnological Inventions in Patent Office

Foundation In Business Studies
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Foundation In Engineering
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Foundation in Science
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FULL TIME | April, July, October

Diploma In Business Administration
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FULL TIME | April, July, October

Diploma In Mass Communication
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FULL TIME | March, August, October

Diploma In Civil Engineering
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Diploma In Mechanical Engineering
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FULL TIME | March, August, October

Bachelor of Accounting Hons
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FULL TIME | March, August, October

Bachelor Of Business Administration Hons
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FULL TIME | March, August, October

Bachelor Of Mass Communication Hons
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FULL TIME | March, August, and October

Bachelor Of Business Administration Hons ODL
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FULL TIME | March, August, October

Bachelor Of Chemical Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | March, August, and October

Bachelor Of Civil Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | March,July, October

Bachelor Of Computer Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | March, August, October

Bachelor Of Mechanical Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | March, August, and October

Bachelor Of Computer Science Hons
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FULL TIME | March, August, October

Bachelor Of Science Biotechnology Hons
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FULL TIME | March, August, October

Master of Business Administration
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FULL TIME | January, May, October
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