Intakes: March, June, September / October
Mode of Study : Full Time
Duration : 2 Years 6 Months
Credit Hour : 92

Diploma in Biotechnology is designed to produce specialised human resource who is equipped with the skills and know-how on new biological processes of commercial importance in a diverse range of industries such as pharmaceutical, agricultural, industrial, forensic and healthcare sectors. Students will be exposed to practical knowledge of the foundation technologies for working with DNA, proteins, cells and molecules. They will also gain knowledge of different areas of biotechnology especially food biotechnology, agro biotechnology and environment biotechnology.

Year 1

Bioinformatics, Cell and Molecular Biology, English for Science and Technology I, II & III, Fundamental in Microbiology, Fundamentals in Biochemistry, General Genetics, Inorganic Chemistry, Instrumentation in Biotechnology, Microbial Metabolisme, Organic Chemistry, Principes in Fermentation Technology, Pengajian Malaysia II, Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi II

Year 2

Agrobiotechnology, Bioprocess Techniques, Biosafety & Bioethics, Biostatistics, Environment Biotechnology, Food Biotechnology, Industrial Training, Introduction of Cell and Tissue Culture, Introduction to Genomics & Proteomics, Recombinant DNA Technology, Research Methods, U2, U3, U4

Year 3

Basic Entrepreneurship, Downstream Processing, Mini Project, Principle of Management

SPM Minimum 3 Cs (including a Science subject and a Pass in English)
O-Level Minimum 3 Cs (including a Science subject and a Pass in English)
UEC Minimum 3 Bs (including a Science subject and a Pass in English)
Certificate/SKM III Minimum CGPA of 2.00 with a C in SPM
SAM/HSC/AUSMAT TER/UAI: Average of 50% or higher in 5 subjects (including Mathematics)
CPU/CIMP Average of 60% or higher in 6 subjects (including Mathematics)
Other Qualifications As recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to SPM
UEC: United Examination Certificate
HND: Higher National Diploma
SAM: South Australian Matriculation
HSC: Higher School Certificate
AUSMAT: Australian Matriculation
CPU: Canadian Pre-University
CIMP: Canadian International Matriculation Programme
IB: International Baccalaureate Diploma
STPM: Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia
SPM: Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia
Tuition Fees RM25,760.00
Deposit (Refundable) RM250.00
Insurance RM70.00/year
Other Fees Sem S/Sem
Student Club

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Tuition Fees RM25,760.00
Caution Fee (Refundable) RM1,500.00
International Student Administrative Fee RM4,800.00
Medical Insurance RM530.00/year
Medical Examination RM265.00/year
Visa Processing RM381.60/year
Other Fees Sem S/Sem
Student Club
  • Medical Lab Technologist
  • Clinical Support Specialist
  • Microbiologist, etc.

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