• Faculty of Science
  • science@um.edu.my
  • 03-79674200


The Bachelor of Science Biotechnology delivers an in-depth multidisciplinary curriculum interfacing biology with physical sciences and technology. With modern facilities and application-oriented education, the program seeks to produce multi-skilled, highly employable graduates by equipping the students with knowledge and skills in broad areas of Biotechnology.
The program has a coherent curriculum that adheres to the National Qualification Standards, offering a wide range of modules covering plant, animal, and industrial biotechnology. The academics in the program are highly qualified with shared focus on student success and a strong commitment to theoretical and applied research.
  • Scientific officer in research and testing laboratories
  • Plant, animal & food Biotechnologist
  • Bioinformatician
  • Quality and regulatory affairs officers
  • Sales and technical support
  • Potential industry: Agriculture, Healthcare, Bioprocessing, Bioengineering & Education
The academic program follows the semester system and commences in October (Semester I) and March (Semester II).
Duration: 4 years
Total credits: 133 credits

Last Update: 18/01/2022