The biotechnology revolution of the 21st century is expected to impact the world in a far greater magnitude as the IT revolution of the 1900s and the Industrial revolution of the 1800s. Employment opportunities for well-qualified personnel are immense, making it the perfect time for you to prepare yourself with a qualification in this area. This internationally-recognised diploma prepares you with the skills and know-how on new biological processes of commercial importance in a diverse range of industries such as pharmaceutical, agricultural, industrial, forensic and healthcare sectors.
Graduates of this programme are recognised to enter into a relevant degree programme at Nilai University or with our foreign partner universities in the areas of genetics, biochemistry, microbiology, molecular microbiology, biotechnology and biomedical science.
Our Biotechnology programmes have strong industry support from the industry advisory panel. They are represented by:
|Duration of Study|
|2 ½ years|
|SPM / O-Level or equivalent||3 credits including 2 credits in Mathematics or Science & a pass in Bahasa Melayu.|
|UEC||3Bs including Mathematics or Science.|
|MLVK||Pass with Level 3 and 1 credit in SPM
(studies to Diploma level should be in the same field)
|Certificate (in related field)||Pass|
For other qualiﬁcations, please consult our programme counsellors.
|PROGRAMMES||DURATION OF STUDY (YEARS)||TUITION FEES||MISC. FEES(RM)||TOTAL (RM)|
|No of Core Credits||RM/Credit||Subtotal (RM)|
|Diploma in Biotechnology||2½||90||300||27,000||3,400||30,400|