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Course Fees and Duration

Course Duration:
(36 m) 3 years
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Subang Jaya
Location of Study:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Awarding University:
Taylor's University

Bachelor of Biotechnology (Hons)

  Institution: Taylor’s University

Field Of Study:
Health, Medicine & Welfare
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Course Intake:
August, March

The programme is designed to give students a comprehensive education and training in the core aspects of biotechnology. They will explore: scientific principles and knowledge; bio-information technologies; laboratory techniques in research and development; business and entrepreneurship skills; and legal, intellectual, social and ethical issues.

Entry Requirements

  • Taylor’s Foundation in Science (FIS): Pass with CGPA 2.00
  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM): CGPA 2.00 for 3 subjects
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) *: 5Bs. Maximum 28 points for 5 best subjects including B4 for English
  • A Levels: Minimum CDD
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM): ATAR 70
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU): Average of 70% in 6 subjects
  • International Baccalaureate (IB): Minimum 25 points
  • Matriculation in Science: CGPA 2.00 for 3 subjects
  • Other Qualifications: Students with other equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

English Requirements

  • IELTS: Band 6.0
  • TOEFL: 79 (Internet Based Test)
  • MUET: Band 4
  • UEC English: B4
  • O Level: Grade C
  • 1119 (GCE-O): Grade B

Transfer Options:

Students may complete the Bachelor of Biotechnology (Hons) degree locally or transfer to renowned consortium universities in the UK and Australia upon completing 1 – 2 years in Taylor’s University.

Unique Features:

  • Curriculum is focused on three major biotechnology sectors – agricultural, healthcare and industrial.
  • Option to minor in drug discovery, chemistry, microbiology, human nutrition, entrepreneurship or communication.
  • Develop skilled graduates who can contribute actively to R&D efforts in the biotechnology industry.
  • Equip students with well-rounded knowledge of the scientific world and a strong business and entrepreneurial mindset.
  • 10-week industrial attachment in the research areas of infectious diseases, lifestyle diseases and environmental science

Career Options

Graduates can find employment in the management and administrative work as a patent administrator, market analyst, sales and marketing personnel, product or technical specialist or as a management trainee. They can also be employed in the research and development departments of pharmaceutical and fermentation companies, horticulture, food science, agriculture sector and healthcare technology. Others work in molecular biology research in hospitals or diagnostic laboratories, and in administrative capacities in the civil service and governmental agencies.