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Bachelor of Biotechnology Hons Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 Years
  Intake
Intake Deadline
JAN 30th NOV
MAR 30th JAN
AUG 30th JUNE


Overview

Overview of Bachelor of Biotechnology Hons in Taylor's University Malaysia

The Bachelor of Biotechnology is designed to provide comprehensive education and training in biotechnology focusing on three core areas, namely agriculture, medical, and industrial biotechnology discipline areas

In addition to the hands-on practical sessions, students will be exposed to a progressive curriculum comprising of scientific principles and knowledge in molecular cloning,  genome editing,  cell tissue culture techniques,  bioinformatics analysis,  bioprocessing technologies,  techniques and instrumentations in research and development, as well as business and entrepreneurship skills.

  • PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Students will be exposed to scientific principles and knowledge, bioinformation technologies, laboratory techniques in research development, business and entreprenuership skills, as well as legal, intellectual, social and ethical issues.

This programme is compatible with the new Taylor's Curriculum Framework that allows students to mix & match study modules.

  • PRIMARY MAJOR

This component consists of Common Core subjects, which are common modules across a discipline that provides the fundamental knowledge of the discipline.

Common Core

  • Introduction to Biotechnology
  • Fundamental of Chemistry
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Principles of Biochemistry
  • Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Techniques and Instrumentation in Biotechnology
  • Principle of Genetics
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Crop Biotechnology
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Bioprocess Technology
  • Application of Bioinformatics
  • Research and Laboratory Management
  • Trends in Biotechnology
  • Bioentrepreneurship
  • Research Project
  • Industrial Training

UNIVERSITY CORE

This component aims to develop critical thinking, build up social intelligence and cultivate civic responsibility as well as broaden cultural knowledge. These consist of compulsory and nationally-mandated study modules required by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.

  • Community Service Initiative
  • Hubungan Etnik / Malaysian Studies 3
  • Life Skills for Success & Well-Being
  • Millennials in Malaysia: Team Dynamics & Relationship Management
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

COMPLEMENTARY STUDIES

The Complementary Studies component provides students the flexibility to study modules in a related or unrelated field from the same or different school to complement the Primary Major. It may be completed in a form of free electives, an extension, minors or a second major that typically requires at least one (1) semester of student learning time.

  • MINOR

Recommended Packages

  • Food Science
  • Health Sciences
  • Nutrition
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Journalism
  • Education
  • Business Analytics
  • Web Technology
  • Pharmacology

Choose any Minor package* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Minor packages.

AND Choose any TWO (2) Free Electives* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Free Electives.

  • SECOND MAJOR

Recommended Packages

  • Psychology
  • Mass Communication
  • Education
  • Information Technology

Choose any Second Major package* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Second Major packages.

  • FREE ELECTIVES

Choose any SEVEN (7) Free Electives* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Free Electives.

  • REQUIREMENTS

PREREQUISITES

  • SPM / O-Level with Pre-U / Foundation

Pass SPM / O-Level or equivalent with 5 credits for entry with pre-university/ foundation qualification

  • SPM / O-Level with Diploma

Pass SPM / O-Level or equivalent with 3 credits for entry with Diploma qualification

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Taylor’s Foundation in Science (FIS)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

Pass STPM with min. of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any two (2) subjects, or its equivalent

  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Pass with min. 5Bs

  • A Levels

Min. EE for 2 subjects

  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM) / SACE International

Min. ATAR 60

  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

Min. average of 60% in 6 subjects

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Min. 24 points based on 6 subjects

  • Matriculation in Science

Min. CGPA 2.00

  • Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)

Min. 240/400

  • Other Qualifications

Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

  • IELTS

Band 5.0

  • TOEFL

34 (Internet Based Test)

  • MUET

Band 3

  • Pre-University / Diploma

Completed Pre-University / Diploma that was conducted in English.

  • CAREER PROSPECTS

When you’ve successfully completed this programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

  • Research and development officers
  • Business development associates
  • Data analyst
  • Medical claim assessor
  • Clinical research coordinators
  • Bioinformatics computational analyst
  • Medical sales representatives
  • Patent agents
  • Bioentrepreneurs

 

 

 

Overseas transfer options

Overseas transfer options of Bachelor of Biotechnology Hons in Taylor's University Malaysia

OVERSEAS TRANSFER OPTIONS

We offer the option of completing your biosciences programme with one of our established partner universities in the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.

UNITED KINGDOM (UK)

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

  • BSc Biological Sciences 
    1 + 2 years

UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE

  • BSc (Biological Science) 
    1 + 2 years

UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND

  • BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences 
    1 + 2 years or 2 + 1 years

UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA

  • BSc Biological Sciences 
    1 + 2 years

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

  • BSc Biochemistry with Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
    1 + 2 years

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

  • BSc Ecology and Conservation Biology
    1 + 2 years
  • BSc Genetics
    1 + 2 years
  • BSc Zoology
    1 + 2 years
  • BSc Biological Sciences
    1 + 2 years
  • BSc Biochemistry
    1 + 2 years

AUSTRALIA

UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY

  • Bachelor of Biotechnology 
    1.5 + 1.5 years
  • Bachelor of Biotechnology 
    (Environmental Biology) 

    1.5 + 1.5 years
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science (Forensic Science)
    1.5 + 1.5 years

ROYAL MELBOURNE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (RMIT)

  • Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) 
    1 + 2 years

GRIFFITH UNIVESRITY, AUS

  • Master of Pharmacy 
    3 + 2 years

CANADA

ACADIA UNIVERSITY

  • BSc Biology
    2 + 2 years
  • BSc Biology and Nutrition 
    2 + 2 years

 


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