Overview of Master of Science in Applied Science (By Research) in UCSI University Malaysia
Designed to match the ambitions and academic inclinations of research-driven individuals, this programme focuses on applying existing scientific knowledge to develop practical applications. Intensive laboratory work defines the programme and graduate students are prepared for this via training in research methodology, project planning, and academic communication. All this, and more, equips students with the know-how and confidence to address key issues, and operate key instruments in pertinent research areas.
As a graduate student of this programme, you will cover everything from discovery to design and invention. You will embrace interdisciplinary paradigms as you work on biology-based solutions in biotechnology, food science, and nutrition. Your thinking will become razor-sharp as you draw the smarter correlations. And as you form and articulate your findings effectively, you will know that you have arrived at where you should be: the next level. Further your scientific affinities at UCSI and shape the future.
- Research Methodology for Scientists
- Academic Communication
- Master Research Project Planning and Proposal Presentation
- Master Research*
?B. Sc. (Hons)
Approved undergraduate degree with honours in the area of Biotechnology / Biology / Chemistry / Biochemistry / Microbiology / Genetics / Food Science and Nutrition etc., with a minimum CGPA 2.75 or Classification of 2nd Upper
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
As the programme’s medium of instruction is English, students must possess one of the following qualifications:
- TOEFL: a minimum score of 410 (writing-based) or a minimum score of 79 with no less than 17 in each four components (computer-based)
- IELTS: a minimum score of 5.0
- An undergraduate degree with English as its medium of instruction
This programme promotes and nurtures lifelong scholarship and deep learning for career and personal advancements to enhance employability and other inter alia skills in handling the daily challenges of the ever-growing realms of Applied Sciences, i.e Biotechnology or Food Science. Overall, postgraduates can embark into their career-choices in areas related to the medical, health, food and beverage, wine, agricultural, chemical and environmental industries or into any relevant PhD programmes or become an / a academic / researcher upon completion of this programme.