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Course Fees and Duration

Course Duration:
(24 m) 2 years
Course Tuition Fees:
USD 2,924
Course Miscellanous Fees:
USD 1,147


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

Phd In Biotechnology

  Institution: AIMST University

Field Of Study:
Health, Medicine & Welfare
Level Of Study:
PhD. Studies
Course Subject:
Course Intake:
April, January, July, October
AIMST University offers masters and doctorate programmes in Biotechnology:
» Master of Science (A 4623)
» Doctor of Philosophy (PA 8453)The objective of the postgraduate programmes is to provide graduate students with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge through independent research in a selected branch of Biotechnology field. This will enable graduates to be competent in handling basic and applied research in their chosen specialities.
Research Areas:

  • Vaccine development
  • Molecular Biology
  • Rapid Molecular diagnostics
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Biodiversity and in vitro conservation
  • Protease Receptors & Allergens
  • Bioremediation
  • Microbial Pathology (Plant)
  • Abiotic Stress Plants
  • Tissue and Cell Culture
  • Bioreactors & Modelling
  • Solid State Fermentation
  • Plant Genetic Transformation
  • Signal Transduction Pathways
  • Immunology & Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Functional Genomics & Proteomics
  • Fish Breeding Under Improvement
  • Nutritional requirment of fishes
  • Medicinal Plants & Bioprospecting
  • Bioinformatics
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Cholera vaccine
  • Cholera diagnostics
  • Biosensors & Biomaterials
Programme Structure
Research, Thesis Examination and Viva-voce.

All year round (except the month of Sept & Oct)


Master of Science

Full-time: Min 1 year / Max 3 years
Part-time: Min 2 years / Max 6 years

Doctor of Philosophy

Full-time: Min 2 years / Max 6 years
Part-time: Min 4 years / Max 8 years

Entry Requirements

MSc Biotechnology Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biotechnology or other related sciences.
PhD in Biotechnology Masters in related field or other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian government.
Financial AidStudents may apply for Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA), MyMaster scholarship by MOHE, World Federation of Scientists Fellowship, etc.
Application Procedure
The Application Form can be downloaded.
Contact us at:
Dean’s Office: +604 – 429 8410 / 8160 / 8177