B. Sc. ( Industrial Biology )


Nama Program: Sarjana Muda Sains Biologi Industri

 

Bachelor of  Science ( Industrial Biology )

Entry Requirement

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

Program Objectives 

Program Educational Objectives

The Bachelor of Science (Industrial Biology) degree programme consists of a combination of basic
core requirements and a wide variety of electives with the goals of preparing graduates who:
1.Technically competent, creative and resourceful in the field of biotechnology.
2.Motivated and prepared for further education or for employment in biotechnology-based industries as scientists or technologists in production
and research development or explore independent employment and business opportunities.
3.Able to propose new thoughts or idea from data or information with a critical logical mind-set and high ethical standard.
4.Able to adapt to the changing social and research environment in order to stay competitive in further education as well as the job market.

Career Prospects

Most of our graduates move directly into full-time employment, including Malaysian biological and non-biological based industries, government or private sectors and any other public services. These include hospitals, universities or research institutes such as IMR, MARDI, FRIM, SIRIM and MPOB. Graduates from this programme are employed as Microbiologist, Biotechnology Engineer, Research Officer, Clinical Coordinator, Project Manager, Environmental Officer, Product Specialist Postdoctoral position etc. Some of the graduates pursue their study locally or abroad in more advanced field of biotechnology such as cancer and stem cell research, proteomics and metabolic engineering. A number of them became an academia in universities or private learning institutes.

Further information

 

Faculty of Science

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
+ (6) 07-5534050
fsains@utm.my

Undergraduate Office :
Tel : +607-5534043/5534046 (C17)
+607-5610224 (T02)

Postgraduate Office :
Tel : +607-55610357 or +607-5610358 (T05)

For futher details, please visit us at:
Website : science.utm.my
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/FakultiSainsUTM/

Last Update  30 Dec 2019