Entry Requirements

Nama Program: Sarjana Muda Sains Biologi Industri

Programme Name: Bachelor of Science ( Industrial Biology )


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Student intakes for the Bachelor Degree Programmes are divided into 2 groups – the first year admission, and the direct entry admission to second and upper year.
First Year Admission
Minimum Entry Requirements for Ministry of Education Malaysia Matriculation/UM Science
Foundation Programme:
University General Requirements:
  • Passed Malaysian Certificate Examination (SPM) or equivalent with a credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or a credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia, July paper
  • Passed MOEM Matriculation/UM Science Foundation with CGPA of at least 2.00
  • Obtained at least a Band 1 in Malaysia University English Test (MUET)
Programme Entrance Requirement:
  • Passed with a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent
  • Obtained at least a Grade B-(CGPA 2.67) Biology at Matriculation/Foundation level
  • Passed with at least Grade C+ (2.33) in Matriculation/Foundation in any TWO (2) the following subjects: Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
  • Not having any health problems that will prevent student from taking up practical work
Minimum Entry Requirements for STPM Holders:
University Entrance Requirement:
  • Passed Malaysian Certificate Examination (SPM) or equivalent with a credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or a credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia, July paper
  • Passed Malaysian High School Certificate (STPM) and obtained the following:
    • Grade E in General Studies/General Paper
    • Grade E in TWO (2) other subjects
  • Obtained at least a Band 1 in Malaysia University English Test (MUET)
Programme Entrance Requirement:
  • Passed with credit in Mathematics at Malaysian Certificate Examination (SPM) level or equivalent
  • Obtained at least Grade B-(CGPA 2.67) in Biology at STPM level
  • Obtained at least Grade C+ (CGPA 2.33) in any TWO (2) of the following subjects: Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
  • Not having any health problems that will prevent student from taking up practical work.

 

Direct Entry to Second or Upper Year Admission
Minimum Entry Requirements for Diploma Holder/Equivalent:
University Entrance Requirement
  • Passed Malaysian Certificate Examination (SPM) or equivalent with a credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or a credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia, July paper
  • Obtained a Diploma or equivalent qualification recognized by the Malaysian Government and approved by the Senate,

or

  • Passed STPM examination in 2009 or before and obtained the following:
  • Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in General Paper; and
  • Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in TWO (2) other subjects
or
  • Passed Matriculation Examination in 2009 or before and obtained at least CGPA 2.00
  • Obtained at least a Band 1 in Malaysia University English Test (MUET)
Programme Entrance Requirement
  • Obtained a Diploma related to the applied course from UTM or equivalent with at least CGPA 2.50
or
  • For those who obtained a CGPA 2.50 but have at least TWO (2) years working experience in related field are eligible to apply; and
  • Passed with a credit in Mathematics at SPM level
or
  • Obtained at least Grade C in any of Mathematics subjects
Programme Entrance Requirement
  • Obtained a Diploma related to the applied course from UTM or equivalent with at least CGPA 2.50
or
  • For those who obtained a CGPA 2.50 but have at least TWO (2) years working experience in related field are eligible to apply; and
  • Passed with a credit in Mathematics at SPM level
or
  • Obtained at least Grade C in any of Mathematics subjects
Subject’s exemption will be given to direct entry students after registration according to the grade of the subjects obtained and provided that the subjects are recognized by the faculty. The actual year of entry and duration of study are subject to credit exemption approved by the university.
International Students
Entry requirements
The general minimum requirement for entry into a Bachelor’s Degree Programme is as follows:
  • Obtained at least the Senior High School Certificate/Senior Secondary School/other equivalent pre-university examination form the government school (with a period of atleast 12 years of study from primary to higher secondary) ;
or
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) ‘A’ Level , Diploma in the related field or other equivalent pre-university examinations;
or
  • Any other certificate that is recognized by the Senate of the University equivalent to theabove
  • Programme’s specific requirements;and
  • Language requirements

 


Updated: May 2018