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Bachelor of Science in Microbiology

1. To produce graduates who possess strong basic knowledge in Microbiology to be applied in various fields related to Microbiology.

2. To produce graduates who possess skills in Microbiology techniques at basic and advanced levels that are normally used and are able to design and develop research in Microbiology and related areas such as Biotechnology.

3. To produce graduates who possess the qualifications, knowledge and skills to join related industries, are able to develop and carry out various projects involving Microbiology.

4. To produce graduates who have solid basic Microbiology concepts in disease progression, environmental problems, building and development of fermentation technology, identifying the etiologic agents involved and able to give correct recommendation for management.

5. To produce graduates in Microbiological Sciences who are able to continue education to higher degree levels in related Biological fields in any higher learning institutions locally or overseas.


Benefits

At the end of the BSc in Microbiology Program, graduates are able to:

1. Show skills in information management and entrepreneurship that are overall efficient and effective, specifically in Microbiology.

2. Possess knowledge related to Microbiology.

3. Apply technical and practical skills required in Microbiology.

4. Show ability to execute responsibilities to interested parties in industries, and value the natural environment and sustainability of natural resources, which will allow their utilisation and development in parallel with transparent social responsibilities.

5. Show levels of professionalism that are required, and demonstrate commitment to ethical practices in the execution of all Microbiology matters.

6. Give clear, acceptable and professional suggestions or recommendations, in all forms of communication, able to work individually, in groups or as leaders in projects and activities related to Microbiology.

7. Analyse issues for evaluation of strategic choices, able to make decision with supporting evidences and to give good evaluation for solutions with knowledge in Microbiology.

8. Show information and management skills and life-long learning, specifically in Microbiology.

Career Opportunity

Graduates from this programme can further their studies to Masters or PhD level, exploring various challenging aspects of microbiology. They also have the opportunity to pursue the education line as a high school educator or university lecturer, or become a scientific officer or researcher. Further, graduates have the choice to build a career in sales and marketing of scientific tools and appliances or even in managerial roles in universities, hospitals, government or private diagnostic laboratories, biotechnology firms, food industries, medical industries, ministries and also research institutes such as IMR, MARDI, VRI, SIRIM and RRIM.

Course Structure
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MICROBIOLOGY SESSION 2016/2017
(125 CREDITS)
1. UNIVERSITY COURSES (23 CREDITS)
Please refer to programme structure for Bachelor of Science
1. DEPARTMENT CORE COURSES (102 CREDITS)

(I) COMPULSORY COURSES (56 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 (34 credits)
SHEN 2141 Microbial Genetics Have passed SHES 1201
3
SHEN 2242 Recombinant DNA Technology Have passed SHES 1201
3
SHEN 2252 Immunology Have passed SHES 1201
3
SHEQ 2104 Eukaryotic Microorganism Have passed SHES1200, SHES1201, SHES1202, SHES1203 and SHES1270
3
SHEQ 2108 Instrumentation,Microbiological Methods and Data Management Have passed SHES 1202 and SHEQ 2201; only for Microbiology students
4
SHEQ 2201 General Microbiology Have passed SHES 1201
3
SHEQ 2202 Bacteriology I Have passed SHES1200, SHES1201, SHES1202, SHES1203 and SHES1270
3
SHEQ 2203 Bacteriology II Have passed SHES1200, SHES1201, SHES1202, SHES1203 and SHES1270
3
SHEQ 2205 Virology Have passed SHEQ 2201
3
SHEQ 2206 Microbial Physiology and Biochemistry Have passed SHES1200, SHES1201, SHES1202, SHES1203 and SHES1270
3
SHEQ 2207 Microbial Ecology Have passed SHEQ 2201 and SHEQ 2202; only for Microbiology students
3
LEVEL 3 (12 credits)
SHEQ 3121 Industrial and Environmental Microbiology Have passed SHEQ 2201
4
SHEQ 3122 Public Health Microbiology Have passed SHES 1202, SHEQ 2201 and SHEQ 2202
4
SHEQ 3123 Mass Communication in Microbiology Have passed SHES 1202 and SHEQ 2201; only for Microbiology students
4
(II) ELECTIVE COURSES OF DEPARTMENT (36 CREDITS) [EJ]
SHEQ 3380 Research Project in Microbiology Only for Microbiology students; completed 4 semesters and 50 credits. Not to be taken concurrently with SHEQ 3381.
10
OR replace SHEQ 3380 with the following:
SHEQ 3381 Literature Review in Microbiology Only for Microbiology students ; completed 4 semesters and 50 credits. Not to be taken concurrently with SHEQ 3380.
7
 
AND choose ONE of the Level 3 Elective Courses listed below
3
Choose the remainder (26 Credit Hours) from the Elective Courses listed below:
SHEB 3300 Molecular Sequence Analysis Have passed SHES 1201 and SHEN 2141 or SHEN 2241
3
SHEN 3152 Advanced Immunology Have passed SHEN 2252
3
SHEN 3344 Cancer and Tumorigenesis Have passed SHEN 2252
3
SHEQ 3324 Pharmaceutical Microbiology Have passed SHEQ 2201 and SHEQ 2206
3
SHEQ 3325 Microbial Pathogenesis Have passed SHEQ 2201 and SHEQ 2202 and SHEN2252
3
SHEQ 3326 Diagnostic Microbiology Have passed SHEQ 2201 and SHEQ 2202 and SHEQ 2205
3
SHEQ 3327 Fermentation Technology Have passed SHEQ 2201
3
SHEQ 3328 Food Microbiology Have passed SHEQ 2201 and SHEQ 2202
3
SHEQ 3329 Agricultural Microbiology Have passed SHEQ 2201 and SHEQ 2206
3
SHEQ 3330 Marine and Estuarine Microbiology Have passed SHEQ 2207
3
SHEQ 3331 Advanced Virology Have passed SHEQ 2205
3
SHEQ 3332 Advanced Microbial Biochemistry Have passed SHEQ 2206
3
SHEQ 3333 Techniques in Molecular Microbiology Have passed SHEQ 2201 and SHEN 2242
3
SHEQ 3334 Actinobacteriology Have passed SHEQ 2202 and SHEQ 2203
3

SHEQ 3395

Industrial Training in Microbiology Only for Microbiology students; completed 4 semesters and 50 credits
5

(III) ELECTIVE COURSES 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

MS22
Sarjana Muda Sains Mikrobiologi
(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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