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Bachelor of Science in Genetics

1. Produce graduates who possess strong basic knowledge in Genetics and Molecular Biology to be applied in various fields and can contribute to the development of the nation and to sustainable human and environmental development in an ethical and professional manner,

2. Produce graduates skilled in commonly used molecular biology techniques who are able to design and develop research in the field of genetics, molecular biology and related areas, for example biotechnology,

3. Produce graduates in Genetics and Molecular Biology that are highly qualified, broadminded, and posses the knowledge and skills required to join the life science and biotechnology industries, including agricultural, medical, fishery, industrial and pharmaceutical sectors, and are capable of developing and implementing various projects,

4. Produce graduates in the field of Genetics and Molecular Biology that are highly competitive for continued learning to an advanced degree level in the field of life sciences in higher learning institutions worldwide


Benefits

At the end of the programme, graduates with a BSc in Genetics are able to:

1. Apply knowledge through understanding of biological concepts and principles in the practice of genetics and molecular biology.

2. Adopt a practical, safe and efficient approach to the practice of genetics and molecular biology in the laboratory and workplace as well as analyze issues and evaluate the appropriate use of resources.

3. Appreciate the need for sustainable development of the environment in the practice of genetics and molecular biology and the importance of responsible, personal, social and cultural inter-relationships.

4. Value the importance of ethics and the need for professionalism in the practice of genetics and molecular biology.

5. Communicate information, clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing and also be a responsible and productive team player with good interpersonal skills.

6. Utilize, apply and adopt scientific methods in the practice of genetics and molecular biology as well as appreciate the need for self-assessment and improvement in meeting with the demands of industry and society.

7. Plan and execute research projects with efficient time management and use of resources.

8. Exhibit efficient and effective management and entrepreneurial skills.

Career Opportunity

Genetics and Molecular Biology graduates could either choose the path of becoming academicians or scientists by furthering their studies at Master’s and/or PhD levels; or venturing into other professions (among others):

i) Research/ Scientific officer (governmental/private agencies)

ii) Lab technician

iii) Plant/animal breeder (molecular-based breeding)

iv) High school educator

v) Sales and marketing of scientific tools and appliances

vi) Managers (government or private agencies)

vii) Biosafety officer

Course Structure
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN GENETICS SESSION 2016/2017
(126 CREDITS)
1. UNIVERSITY COURSES (23 CREDITS)
Please refer to programme structure for Bachelor of Science
2. DEPARTMENT CORE COURSES (103 CREDITS)

(I) COMPULSORY COURSES (73 CREDITS) [TJ]

LEVEL 1 (10 CREDITS)
Course Code
Course Name
Pre-Requisites
Credits
SHES 1200 Life Processes  
2
SHES 1201 Cell Biology  
2
SHES 1202 Biology of Organisms  
2
SHES 1203 Population Biology  
2
SHES 1270 Biology Practical Only for ISB students
2
LEVEL 2 (32 CREDITS)
 
SHEN 2131 Fundamentals of Microbial Processes SHES 1201; only for Genetics students
3*
SHEN 2140 Cytogenetics SHES 1201 and SHES1270
3*
SHEN 2141 Microbial Genetics SHES 1201
3*
SHEN 2143 Bioinformatics and Phylogenetic SHEN 2241; only for Genetics students
3*
SHEN 2144 Evolutionary Genetics SHES 1201
2
SHEN 2145 Population Genetics SHES 1201
3*
SHEN 2146 Quantitative Genetics SHES 1201
3*
SHEN 2240 Basic Genetics SHES 1201
3*
SHEN 2241 Molecular Genetics SHES 1201; not to be taken with SHES 2110
3*
SHEN 2242 Recombinant DNA Technology SHES 1201
3*
SHEN 2252 Immunology SHES 1201; not to be taken with SHEK 2104
3*
LEVEL 3 (31 CREDITS)
SHEN 3140 Advanced Genetics SHEN 2240
3*
SHEN 3141 Cell and Molecular Biology SHEN 2241
3*
SHEN 3142 Developmental Genetics SHEN 2241
3*
SHEN 3143 Molecular Biology of Plants SHES 1201
3*
SHEN 3144 Human Genetics SHES 1201
3*
SHEN 3152 Advanced Immunology SHEN 2252
3*
SHEN 3174 Current Topics in Genetics and Molecular
Biology
SHEN 2240, only for Genetics students
3
SHEN 3184 Research Project in Genetics and Molecular Biology Semester 5 and completed 50 credits; only for Genetics students
10

(II) ELECTIVE COURSES OF DEPARTMENT (20 CREDITS) [EJ]

SHEN 2341 Genetic Resources and Conservation SHES 1201
3*
SHEN 2343 Plant and Animal Genetics SHEN 2240
3*
SHEN 2344 Genetic Manipulation of Plants and Animals Cannot be taken with SHET 2120; only for Genetics students
3*
SHEN 2345 Instrumentation SHES 1201
3*
SHET 3301 Algae Biotechnology SHES 1201, SHEN 2131
3*
SHEN 3342 Applications of Recombinant DNA Technology SHEN 2242
3*
SHEN 3344 Cancer and Tumorigenesis SHEN 2252
3*
SHEN 3394 Industrial Training in Genetics and Molecular Biology Semester 5; completed 50 credits;
only for Genetics students
5

(III) ELECTIVE OF FACULTY ( 10 CREDITS) [EF]
*Courses Offered by Other Institute/Department of Specialisation

(Please refer to courses offered by other institutes or departments within the Faculty of Science)

Entry Requirement

 

PROGRAM

KELAYAKAN

STPM
(Tahun Semasa)

MATRIKULASI / ASASI

STAM

DIPLOMA

KELAYAKAN LAIN

MG42
Sarjana Muda Sains Genetik
(7 Semester)

 

Lulus STPM dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B (NGMP 3.00) pada peringkat STPM dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Biology; dan

Satu (1) daripada mana-mana mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics T

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam MUET





Lulus Matrikulasi/Asasi dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B (3.00) pada peringkat Matrikulasi/Asasi dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Biology; dan

Satu (1) daripada mana-mana mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam MUET





 

 

 

 

Tidak Ditawarkan

Memiliki Diploma dari Universiti Awam atau institusi lain yang diktiraf oleh kerajaan Malaysia dan Senat Universiti dalam bidang yang sesuai dengan program yang dipohon dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00

atau

Lulus STPM bukan tahun semasa dengan mendapat

sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00 dan memenuhi syarat keperluan khas program seperti berikut:

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B (NGMP 3.00) pada peringkat STPM dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Biology; dan

Satu (1) daripada mana-mana mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics T

atau

Lulus Matrikulasi/Asasi bukan tahun semasa dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00 dan memenuhi syarat keperluan khas program seperti berikut:

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B (NGMP 3.00) pada peringkat Matrikulasi/Asasi dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Biology; dan

Satu (1) daripada mana-mana mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam MUET


 

Mempunyai kelayakan GCE A-Level dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

•    Biology; dan

Satu (1) daripada mana-mana mata pelajaran berikut:

•    Physics
•    Chemistry
•    Further Mathematics
•    Mathematics

         atau

Mempunyai International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma yang diiktiraf dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya skor 30 mata dan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya gred 5 Higher Level dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

•    Biology; dan

Satu (1) daripada mana-mana mata pelajaran berikut:
•    Physics
•    Chemistry
•    Further Mathematics
•    Mathematics

         atau

Memiliki kelayakan Australian Matriculation Programme (AUSMAT) dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR)  sebanyak 80 peratus dan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya skor 16 mata (High Achievement) dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

•    Biology; dan

Satu (1) daripada mana-mana mata pelajaran berikut:

•    Physics
•    Chemistry
•    Mathematics

        atau

Memiliki kelayakan American Degree Foundation Program (ADFP) dalam bidang Sains Tulen dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00 dan sekurang-kurangnya Gred B dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

•    Biology; dan

Satu (1) daripada mana-mana mata pelajaran berikut:

•    Physics
•    Chemistry
•    Mathematics

          dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam MUET

atau

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Band 4 IELTS

atau

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya skor 437-473 (PBT)/123-150 (CBT)/ 41-52 (IBT) TOEFL





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Intake Schedule

Semester I : September

Semester II : February

Deadline for Malaysian applicants : April for Semester I intake

Deadline for International applicants : June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

Fees

RM5,707.20 (Local student)

Click here (International student)

Last Update: May 29, 2017

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