Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

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Bachelor of Science Honours Biochemistry   APPLY

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

Biochemistry has grown as techniques for its study become more sophisticated, with application in genetic engineering and molecular bioengineering as well as in the physiological and medical area. 

It provides students with the aptitude to investigate a diverse range of problems in animals, plants and micro-organisms, encompassing each level of the biological organisation. The study of scientific theory is supplemented with practical sessions (experiments and laboratory projects) in order to better understand the chemistry of living things. 

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry aims to allow students to understand, analyse, practice and evaluate the knowledge and laboratory skills of a range of biochemistry topics. It provides strong training in practical methods, data analysis and problem solving related to biochemistry.

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Biochemist 
  • Scientific Officer 
  • Protein Chemist 
  • Phylogenetist 
  • Food Anaylst 
  • Laboratory Executive/Manager 
  • Bioinformatics Software Developer 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1

  • Cell Biology 
  • Co-Curriculum 
  • Computer Systems and Applications 
  • Elective I 
  • Elective II 
  • Elective III 
  • English for Science 
  • Mathematics for Bioscience 
  • MPU1* 
  • National Language/Other Language 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Physical Chemistry 
  • Principles of Nutrition 
  • Structural Biochemistry 
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies 

Year 2

  • Cell and Tissue Culture Techniques 
  • Enzymology I 
  • Genetics 
  • Industrial Biochemistry 
  • Industrial Training 
  • Metabolism I 
  • Microbiology 
  • Molecular Biology 
  • MPU1** 
  • Principles of Biotechnology

Year 3

  • Clinical Biochemistry 
  • Elective IV 
  • Enzymology II 
  • Genomics and Bioinformatics 
  • Immunology 
  • Instrumental Methods and Analytical Biochemistry 
  • Metabolism II 
  • Plant Biochemistry 
  • Project 
  • Toxicology  

Elective I - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Basic Professional Writing 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Ethics and Contemporary Social Issues 

Elective II - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Malaysia: Cultural and Religious Practices 
  • Management Principles 
  • Organisation and Human Resource 

Elective III - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Culture and Communication 
  • Introduction to Political Science 

Elective IV - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Food Safety and Quality Assurance 
  • Introduction to Neutraceuticals 
  • Proteins and Proteomics

National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language

MPU 1* - Choose 1 course

  • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
  • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students

MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

Co-curriculum - Choose 1 course

  • Art, Craft, and Design
  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Business Plan Writing & Preparation
  • Community Project
  • Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Aboard
  • Leadership and Teambuilding
  • Managing Personal Finance
  • Management of Martial Arts Activity
  • Management of Sports Activity
  • Music Performance
  • Oral Communication
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project
  • Work Ethics and EQ

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
  • A-Levels
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

Foundation in Arts
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Foundation in Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Accounting Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

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

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Accounting
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Finance Honours
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in International Business Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Marketing Honours
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Actuarial Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts Honours English Education
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Communication Honours Advertising
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in Early Childhood Education Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Social Science Honours Psychology
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Hons Game Development
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Chemical Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Civil Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Electronic Engineering
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Mechanical Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in Computer Science Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Information Systems Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Software Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Biochemistry
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Biotechnology Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Chemistry
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Physics
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Nursing
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FULL TIME | May, October

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons.)
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Dietetics
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Environmental Health (Hons)
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Food Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English Language
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Chinese Studies
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FULL TIME,PART TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Digital Animation
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

BA Hons Game Design
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Microbiology
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Food Science
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Master of Architecture
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | May (Full-Time Mode)

Master of Engineering (Electrical)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Jan, May

Master of Engineering (Electronic System)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Jan, May, September

Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Jan, May

Master of Environmental Technology
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Jan & May

Master of Mathematics
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Full Time : Min 1.5 years - Max 4 years Part Time : Min 2 years - Max 6 years

Master of Project Management
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Jan (Part-time) May (Full-time & Part Time Mode)

Master of Real Estate Development
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | May & Septermber

Master of Strategic Communication
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | January, May & September

Master of Arts (Communication)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Throughout the year

Master of Engineering Science
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Throughout the year

Master of Medical Science
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Throughout the year

Master Of Philosophy ( Social Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Thoughtout the year

Master of Science (Research)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Thoughtout the year

Master of Science (Computer Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Thoughtout the day

Master of Philosophy
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Thoughtout the year

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