Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours)

by | Sep 30, 2019

Brief introduction

Biotechnology involves multiple discipline in which biological processes, organisms, cells or cellular components are exploited to develop new useful technologies in research, agriculture, industry and the clinic. Applications of biotechnology range from a simple screening of the useful compound to the production of tissues, drugs, synthetic hormones and enzymes. For example, the use of genetically-altered bacteria (or higher organisms) in the bioconversion of organic wastes, biofuels, treatment of oil spills or as bulk foodstuffs have been the main concerns of modern biotechnology. Biotechnology offered here focuses on four concentrations which are environmental, marine, food and medical biotechnology where the students are able to choose any of these in the 3rd year of their studies. Therefore, our graduates will have the capability to understand and master the fundamental subjects related to biotechnology and apply those knowledge according to their own research interest in their final year of study.

General Core Courses

  • Organic Chemistry I
  • Introductory Microbiology
  • Organic Chemistry II
  • Principles of Biochemistry
  • Principles of Cell Biology
  • Calculus for Biology
  • Genetics
  • Principles of Cell and Tissue Culture
  • Fermentation Technology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Enzymology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biostatistics
  • Medical Biotechnology
  • Basic Genetic Engineering
  • Protein Biotechnology
  • Bioprocess Design and Optimisation
  • Instrumentation in Biotechnology Research
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry of Natural Products
  • Halāl and Harām in Food Processing
  • Research Methodology
  • Project Seminar
  • Biotechnology, Law and Ethics
  • Commercialisation and Current Issues in
  • Biotechnology
  • Natural Resource Management in
  • Biotechnology
  • Internship
  • Final Year Project I
  • Final Year Project II

Course Core

  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • for malaysian students
  • Malay Virtues, Heritage and Malaysian Society
  • Bahasa Melayu I untuk Pelajar Antarabangsa
  • Bahasa Melayu II untuk Pelajar Antarabangsa
  • Bahasa Melayu I untuk Pelajar Antarabangsa
  • (Nusantara)
  • Bahasa Melayu II untuk Pelajar Antarabangsa
  • (Nusantara)
  • for non malaysian students

Course Core

  • Creative Thinking and Problem Solving 2
  • Usrah 1 (BUDI) 0.5
  • Usrah 2 (BUDI) 0.5
  • Leadership and Management 0.5
  • Family Management and Parenting 0.5
  • SKILL Skills Package 1
  • Skills Package 2
  • English Academic Writing 3
  • Tilawah Al-Quran I
  • Tilawah Al-Quran II
  • Quranic Language I
  • Quranic Language II

Course Core

  • Ethics and Fiqh of Contemporary Issues
  • Islamic Worldview, Knowledge & Civilization
  • Usrah 3 (BUDI)
  • Usrah 4 (BUDI

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