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Master of Science in Biotechnology with Business Management Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME,PART TIME
  Level POST-GRADUATE
  Duration Full Time -1.5 Years / Part Time - 2 Years
  Intake JAN,MAY,SEPT


Overview

Overview of Master of Science in Biotechnology with Business Management in UCSI University Malaysia

This coursework-based programme offers graduate students a winning proposition: scientific excellence and the business acumen to stand out in today’s competitive Biotechnology sector. Tailor made for industry professionals who are charting their next career move, the programme substitutes a higher degree of scientific specialisation – a hallmark trait of its mono-disciplinary counterpart – with a business management focus that is offered in partnership with UCSI University’s Faculty of Business and Information Science, one of Malaysia’s foremost private business schools.

As a graduate student, you will complement your abiding interests in science with the market sense to translate research outcomes into business opportunities. With your finger on the industry’s pulse, you will see the true value of scientific solutions and you will make the correct calls when it comes to costing and investment. You will be able to tell whether a new discovery is a fleeting fad or a genuine innovation. And when change comes to the industry, you won’t just adapt and follow. You’ll be ahead of things.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Semester 1

  • Research Methodology for Scientists
  • Academic Communication
  • Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics*

Major Electives (select one)

  • Financial Accounting and Analysis
  • Marketing Management
  • Information Technology for Managers
  • Business Policy and Strategic Management

Semester 2

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

Major Electives (select one)

  • Financial Accounting and Analysis
  • Marketing Management
  • Information Technology for Managers
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management and Policy
  • Business Policy and Strategic Management

Semester 3

  • Research Project for Biotechnology with Business Management*

Semester 4

Free Electives (select one)

  • Experimental Biotechnology – Method and Instrumental Design and Analysis*
  • Trends in Medical Biotechnology*
  • Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology*
  • Applied Bioprocessing*
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Perspectives of Commercial Biotechnology

Major Electives (select two)

  • Financial Accounting and Analysis
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business and Management
  • Business Policy and Strategic 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

  • 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

This programme promotes and nurtures lifelong scholarship and deep learning for career and personal advancements, thus, enhancing employability and other inter-alia skills essential to handle the daily challenges in the ever-growing realms of Biotechnology. Overall, postgraduates can embark into their career-choices in biotechnology that is related to medicine, health, food and beverage, wine, agriculture, chemical and environmental industries or be an entrepreneur upon completion of this programme.


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