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Course Fees and Duration

Course Duration:
(36 m) 3 years
Course Tuition Fees:
USD 9,446
Course Miscellanous Fees:
USD 1,631

Placing

Area:
Not provided
Location of Study:
Kedah
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Awarding University:
AIMST University

Bachelor of Science (Hons) In Biotechnology

  Institution: AIMST University

Field Of Study:
Computing, Technology & IT, Health, Medicine & Welfare
Level Of Study:
Undergraduate
Course Subject:
Biotechnology
Course Intake:
August, January, July

The 3-year undergraduate programme at AIMST emphasizes the integration of theory with specialized practical training, ensuring a sound basis in relevant biological sciences. The main thrust of the Biotechnology programme is to give a comprehensive education in the fundamental concepts of modern biology and its application to techniques, especially relevant for future commercial exploitations.

Career Opportunities
With the launching of the National Biotech Policy & Bionexus in April 2005, job opportunities in biotechnology are set to escalate continuosly. Graduates will have excellent career opportunities in areas as diverse as the agricultural, medical, pharmaceutical, environmental and the food and manufacturing industries such as in:
•  Forensic Science
•  Genetic Counselling
•  Marketing and Sales
•  R&D Management
•  Education
•  Biosafety and Ethical Issues
•  Environmental Monitoring and Pollution Control
•  Patents and Intellectual Property Rights

Basic Structure

Year 1 Students will acquire a good foundation in the critical life science courses as well as biostatistics and information technology that are tailored for biological applications.
Year 2 The programmes integrate genetic based courses with modern technology, and include an introduction to bioinformatics.
Year 3 The courses expand further into special areas in biotechnology and molecular biology, and also cover issues of bioethics and the basic of business management for biotechnology enterprises. Library and research project are also included.

Assessment
Assessment is a combination of written examinations, mandatory industrial training and reports or presentations on project work.

Duration
3 Years Full-time

Accreditation
Accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency(formerly known as LAN)

Minimum Entry Requirements

A-Levels / STPM / equivalent Min pass in 3 subjects including Biology
AIMST Foundation in Science / Foundation / Matriculation / Pre-University Programme in related field Pass in 3 subjects including Biology
(minimum 50% or Grade C or CGPA of 2.0)
CIMP / SAM / CPU / MUFY / NSW HSC / UNSW Foundation Grades C, C, C in 3 subjects including Biology
Diploma in related field CGPA ≥ 2.0
Degree or equivalent in related field Pass
International Baccalaureate Pass with min score of 24 points
Other qualifications To be referred to KPT