Programme Name: Master of Philosophy (Bioscience)

Last update 5 August 2020

Awarding Institution Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Teaching Institution Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Programme Name Master of Philosophy (Bioscience)
Final Award
Master of Philosophy (Bioscience)
Programme Code MMBB3
Professional or Statutory Body of Accreditation
Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi
Language(s) of Instructions
Bahasa Melayu & English
Mode of Study Conventional
Mode of operation Self-govern
Study Scheme Full Time and Part time
Study Duration

Full Time: Minimum: 1½ years; Maximum: 3 years


Part Time: Minimum: 2 years; Maximum: 4 years

Type of Semester No. of Semesters No. of weeks per semester
Full Time Part Time Full Time Part Time
Normal 3 6 14 14

PEO1: Knowledgeable and skillful in catering to knowledge-intensive industries in the field of science and mathematics through application of research and innovation skills.

PEO2:  Competent to inform and share, advice and improve on contemporary issues, new solutions and innovations for development and advancement in the field of science and mathematics.

PEO3: Equipped with professional skills critical to excel within a multicultural, transnational work and learning environment.

Graduates of the program can work as

  1. Research scientist
  2. Academician (Tutor, lecturer, teacher)
  3. Biotechnologist
  4. Microbiologist
  5. Quality control / Assurance Officer
  6. Product Specialist
  7. Sales Executive for biotech product
  8. Environmental safety officer

PLO1 (KW) : Apply knowledge critically to solve complex problem or issues through research using innovative techniques, tools, skills for decision making and producing new ideas and solution.

PLO2 (CG) : Exemplify capacity to solve and manage complex problems or issues in research filed.

PLO3 (PS): Demonstrate technical skills and practices to solve research problems. with reasonable degree of originality.

PLO4 (IPS): Work together and collaboratively with different people in learning, communities and other groups and networks, ethically and professionally

PLO5 (CS): Communicate clearly the knowledge, skills, ideas using appropriate methods to peers, experts, and non-experts through various medium.

PLO6 (DS): Use a broad range of information, media, digital technologies and software to support research works or studies.

PLO7 (NS): Show skills in designing, planning evaluation activities, and analysing numerical and graphical data using quantitative or qualitative tools in solving problems.

PLO8 (LAR): Demonstrate leadership, autonomy and responsibility in conducting and managing own research and resources.

PLO9 (PRS): Exemplify self-advancement through continuous academic development.

PLO10 (ENT) : Demonstrate entrepreneurial characteristics

PLO11 (ETS):Demonstrate adherence to legal, ethical and professional codes of practice as a postgraduate student.

No Year Offered Course Code Course Name



Credit Value Remarks
1 1 UHXP/UHXW 6XX3 Compulsory university course Elective 3 Offered by University
2 1 USCP0010 Research Methodology Major 0 Offered by Faculty
3 1-2 MMBB XX00/MMBBXX10 Thesis Major Supervisor