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Master of Science in Biotechnology Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME,PART TIME
  Level POST-GRADUATE
  Duration Full Time - 1.5 Years / Part Time - 3 Years
  Intake JAN,MAY,SEPT
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Overview

Overview of Master of Science in Biotechnology in UCSI University Malaysia

By delving into the physical, chemical and computational aspects of biotechnology, this programme addresses the latest trends in the industry. Versatility is a hallmark of the programme and graduate students will address critical issues through the detailed study of molecular and cellular properties, microbiology, bioprocess engineering, fermentation and downstream processing among others. Primarily driven by coursework, this programme also features a research component that requires students to work on projects that can be applied across a broad range of societal needs.

By reading this programme, you can look forward to an academic experience that is applicable to industry-grade work. The issues you address are present and future challenges in the industry. Delving deeper, the comprehension of complex living systems is fundamental in arriving at profound solutions that advance human health and promote environmental sustainability. Your interaction with accomplished academics and peers will result in the cross-fertilisation of ideas. You will evolve into a higherorder professional and doors will open wherever you go.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Semester 1

  • Research Methodology for Scientists
  • Academic Communication
  • Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics*
  • Experimental Biotechnology - Method and Instrumental Design and Analysis*

Semester 2

  • Current Topics in Biotechnology
  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology*
  • Master Research Project Planning and Proposal Presentation

Major Electives (select one)

  • Trends in Medical Biotechnology*
  • Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology*
  • Applied Bioprocessing*

Semester 3

  • Master Research Project I*

Semester 4

  • Master Research Project II*

Major Electives (select one)

  • Trends in Medical Biotechnology*
  • Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology*
  • Applied Bioprocessing*
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Perspectives of Commercial Biotechnology

Free Electives (select one)

  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management and Policy
  • Information Technology for Managers
  • Blue Ocean Strategy

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

?Bachelor’s Degree
  1. A Bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) in a related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.75, or its equivalent, as accepted by the HEP Senate; OR
  2. A Bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) in a related field with at least CGPA of 2.50 and has not achieved CGPA 2.75, or its equivalent can be accepted subject to a rigorous internal assessment; OR
  3. A Bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) in related field but has not achieved CGPA of 2.50, or its equivalent can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years’ working experience in the relevant field.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

  • A minimum score of 5.5 in IELTS OR
  • Band 3 in MUET OR
  • A minimum score of 46 in TOEFL iBT OR
  • A minimum score of 51 in Pearson Test of English OR
  • A minimum score of 160 in Cambridge English Qualification and Tests OR
  • An undergraduate degree with English as its medium of instruction

CAREER PROSPECTS

Semester 1

  • Research Methodology for Scientists
  • Academic Communication
  • Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics*
  • Experimental Biotechnology - Method and Instrumental Design and Analysis*

Semester 2

  • Current Topics in Biotechnology
  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology*
  • Master Research Project Planning and Proposal Presentation

Major Electives (select one)

  • Trends in Medical Biotechnology*
  • Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology*
  • Applied Bioprocessing*

Semester 3

  • Master Research Project I*

Semester 4

  • Master Research Project II*

Major Electives (select one)

  • Trends in Medical Biotechnology*
  • Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology*
  • Applied Bioprocessing*
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Perspectives of Commercial Biotechnology

Free Electives (select one)

  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management and Policy
  • Information Technology for Managers
  • Blue Ocean Strategy

CAREER PROSPECTS

This programme promotes and nurtures lifelong scholarship and deep learning for career and personal advancement which enhances employability and other inter alia skills in the challenging Biotechnology field. Overall, biotechnology postgraduates can embark into their careers in the medical, health, food and beverage, wine, agricultural, chemical and environmental industries or into any Biotechnology-related PhD programme or be entrepreneurs upon completion of this programme.

 

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