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Programme Name: Master of Science, Specialization : Biotechnology

Awarding Institution Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Teaching Institution Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Programme Name Master of Science (Biotechnology)
Final Award
Master of Science, Specialization : Biotechnology
Programme Code MMBT2
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 
Study Duration

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

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

 

Postgraduate Entry Requirements

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

  • A Master’s Degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other Institutions of higher learning recognised by the Senate; or
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree and experience in the relevant field recognised by the Senate; or
  • Candidates who a currently registered in a Master’s Degree programme at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, and approved by the Graduate Studies Committee of the respective faculty and the Senate.

MASTER’s DEGREE

  • A Bachelor’s Degree with good honours from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognised by the Senate; or
  • A qualification equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree and experience in the relevant field recognised by the Senate.

OBJEKTIF PENDIDIKAN PROGRAM (PEO)
FAKULTI/SEKOLAH                   : SAINS
PROGRAM AKADEMIK              : Sarjana Sains Pengkhususan: Bioteknologi

PEO

PERNYATAAN PEO

PEO 1

Graduates who are able to contribute to the advancement of science and technology

Graduan yang dapat menyumbang kepada kemajuan sains dan teknologi

PEO 2

Graduates who are able to think critically, analytically and innovatively in solving problem

Graduan yang dapat berfikir secara kritis, analitis dan inovatif dalam menyelesaikan masalah

PEO 3

Graduates who practice good management, leadership and governance 

Graduan yang mengamalkan pengurusan, kepimpinan dan tadbir urus yang baik

PEO 4

Graduates who are able to communicate across a broad spectrum of issues

Graduan yang dapat berkomunikasi melangkaui  pelbagai isu

HASIL PEMBELAJARAN PROGRAM (PLO) BERDASARKAN MQF EDISI KEDUA
FAKULTI/SEKOLAH                   : SAINS
PROGRAM AKADEMIK              : Sarjana Sains Pengkhususan: Bioteknologi

PLO

PERNYATAAN PLO

PLO 1

 (KW)

Menunjukkan pengetahuan lanjutan dan konsep interdisiplin dalam perspektif global merentasi disiplin yang berkaitan dalam bioteknologi.

 

Demonstrate advanced knowledge and interdisciplinary concepts in global perspectives across related disciplines in biotechnology.

PLO 2

(CG)

Menganalisis, menilai dan mensintesis secara kritikal isu dan maklumat kritikal semasa secara bebas dari sumber yang relevan dalam bidang yang berkaitan dengan bioteknologi.

 

Critically analyse, evaluate and synthesize current critical issues and information independently from relevant sources in biotechnology related fields.

PLO 3

(PS)

Menunjukkan kemampuan untuk menjalankan metodologi penyelidikan khusus secara independen menggunakan peralatan bioteknologi asas dan khusus dalam menghasilkan data yang boleh dipercayai dan sah.

 

Demonstrate the ability to conduct specialised research methodologies independently using basic and specific biotechnology equipment in generating reliable and valid data.

PLO 4

(IPS)

Keupayaan untuk menunjukkan kemahiran interpersonal dalam merancang, pengurusan sumber dan menyelesaikan masalah dengan kumpulan dalam aktiviti skolastik

 

Ability to demonstrate interpersonal skills in planning, resource management and problem solving with the group in scholastic activities

PLO 5

(CS)

Keupayaan untuk berkomunikasi secara berkesan, baik secara lisan dan bertulis dengan rakan sebaya dan komuniti lain yang berkaitan.

 

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with peers and other relevant communities.

PLO 6

(DS)

Cekap menggunakan pelbagai teknologi digital dan perisian yang sesuai untuk meningkatkan kajian dan penyelidikan.

 

Competently use a wide range of suitable digital technologies and appropriate software to enhance study and research.

PLO 7

(NS)

Cekap menggunakan kaedah kuantitatif / kualitatif untuk menganalisis dan menilai data berangka dan grafik untuk kajian atau penyelidikan.

 

Competently use a quantitative/qualitative tools to analyse and evaluate numerical and graphical data for study or research.

PLO 8

(LAR)

Berdikari, menunjukkan kepemimpinan dan kemahiran interpersonal dalam merancang, mengurusan sumber dan menyelesaikan masalah secara kumpulan dalam aktiviti skolastik.

 

Demonstrate independence, leadership and interpersonal skills in planning, resource management and problem solving within the group in scholastic activities.

PLO 9

(PRS)

Mengintegrasikan pengetahuan untuk pembelajaran sepanjang hayat dengan pengembangan idea baru dan penyelesaiannya.

 

Integrate knowledge for lifelong learning with development of new ideas and solutions.

PLO 10

(ENT)

Memulakan dan / atau menerajui usaha / projek keusahawanan.

 

Initiate and/or lead entrepreneurial ventures/projects.

PLO 11

(ETS)

Menunjukkan pemahaman, kesedaran dan kepatuhan terhadap norma-norma biokeselamatan, etika, profesional dan undang-undang serta kesedaran mengenai masalah komersial dan sosial yang berkaitan dengan bioteknologi.

 

Demonstrate understanding, awareness and adherence to biosafety, ethical, professional and legal norms as well as awareness of commercial and social issues related to biotechnology.

No. Classification Credit Hours Percentage
i.

University

 

a. General
b. Language
c. Co-curriculum

 

3

 

7

ii. Faculty Core
ii. Programme Core 39 93 
ii. Programme Electives – 
ii. Free Electives
 

Total

42 100

The courses are categorized as university electives, core programmes and elective programmes,
such as the followings

Semester 1

 Code Course Credit Pre-requisite

USCP0010

Research Methodology HW*
MMBT 1713 Bioinformatics 3
MMBT 1173 Biochemistry and Microbial Physiology 3
MMBT 1153 Molecular Mechanisms in Gene Expression and Regulations  3  –
MMBT 1683 Protein Engineering 3
Total credits 12

*HW = Hadir Wajib/Compulsory Courses

Semester 2

Code Course Credit Pre-requisite
UHX XXX3 University Elective Course* 3
MMBT 1233 Industrial Technology & Bioreactor Design 3
MMBT 1563 Environmental Bioengineering 3
MMBT 1280 Dissertation 1 6
  Total credits 15

*To be selected from the list provided by SPS; X = a code number

Semester 3

 Code Course Credit Pre-requisite
MMBT 2180  Dissertation 2 15
  Total credits 15

 

MATRIKS KURSUS LAWAN HASIL PEMBELAJARAN PROGRAM (PLO)
FAKULTI/SEKOLAH             : SAINS
PROGRAM AKADEMIK        : Sarjana Sains Pengkhususan: Bioteknologi

 

 

NO.

COURSES

 

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLO)

CODE

NAME

Knowledge & Understanding

Cognitive Skills

Practical Skills

Interpersonal Skills

Communication Skills

Digital Skills

Numeracy Skills

Leadership, Autonomy & Responsibility

Personal Skills

Entrepreneurial Skills

Ethics & Professionalism Skills

PLO 1

PLO 2

PLO 3

PLO 4

PLO 5

PLO 6

PLO 7

PLO 8

PLO 9

PLO 10

PLO 11

KW

CG

PS

IPS

CS

DS

NS

LAR

PRS

ENT

ETS

UNIVERSITY GENERAL COURSES

1

UHP 6013

 

Seminar on Global development, social and economic issue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2

UHZ 6163

 

Malaysian Society &. Culture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CORE COURSES

1

MMBT 1713

 

Bioinformatics

 

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2

MMBT 1173

 

Biochemistry and Microbial
Physiology

 

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3

MMBT1153

 

Molecular Mechanism in Expression and Regulation

 

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4

MMBT 1233

 

Industrial Technology and Bioreactor Design

 

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5

MMBT 1783

 

Protein Engineering

 

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6

MMBT 1563

 

Environmental Bioengineering

 

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7

USCP 0010

 

Research Methodology

 

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8

MMBT 2180

Dissertation

 

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ELECTIVE COURSES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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