Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) (Hons)

Manipal International University Malaysia
Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
March May October
Tuition fee (local)
RM 55,000
Tuition fee (foreign)
RM 62,500

Entry Requirements

  • STPM: A minimum of 2 Principal Passes or CGPA of 2.0 in Mathematics and a Physical Science
  • A-Levels: A minimum of 2 Passes in Mathematics and a Physical Science
  • Foundation in Science/Engineering in the relevant field as recognized by the Malaysian Government
  • Pass Diploma in the relevant field from an Institution of Higher Learning as recognized by the Malaysian Government
  • Other equivalent qualifications as recognized by the Malaysian Government; AND

English Language Requirement 

  • Credit in SPM English/English 1119, or
  • IELTS score of 4.0, or
  • TOEFL score of 450 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based) or 79 (iBT); or
  • Grade B in UEC English Language
  • Band 2 in MUET
  • Band 6 in the English Enhancement Program (held during Semester 1 at MIU)

Curriculum

YEAR 1
Semester 1

  • Fundamental Science
  • Fundamentals of Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology 
  • TITAS (Local) / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 3 (International)
  • English for Professional Communication

Semester 2 

  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Biostatistics 
  • Hubungan Etnik (Local) / Pengajian Malaysia (International)

YEAR 2
Semester 3

  • Biophysics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Computer Skills
  • Creative and Critical Thinking 2 or Psychology 2

Semester 4

  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Computational Biology 
  • Microbial Biotechnology
  • Family Issues

YEAR 3
Semester 5

  • Fermentation Technology & Bioprocess Engineering
  • IPR, Bioethics and Biosafety
  • Elective 1
  • Food Biotechnology
  • Marine Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Elective 2
  • Agri-Biotechnology
  • Medical Biotechnology
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Community Services and Curriculum

Semester 6

  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Final Project 
  • Industrial Training

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