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Chemical - Bioprocess, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #187 (QS) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
In the Chemical - Bioprocess program at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, various engineering principles especially chemical and bioprocess are applied to design, develop and evaluate processes that utilize biological based materials (eg:animals, plants, microorganisms) to produce products.
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Overview

Career Opportunities

The Chemical - Bioprocess program at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia graduates will be well versed in mathematical-based engineering analysis that will be enable them to explain the physical, biological and chemical processes of complex biological systems and design processes that will yield products which could create wealth, promote health and promote sustainability.  The sectors served by bioprocess engineers are in the area of medical, food, environment, agriculture and many more.

The demand for Bioprocess Engineers in Malaysia is enormous.  To realize Vision 2020 and beyond, the goverment is actively pursuing the establishment of biotechnological-based industries in Malaysia through various Economic Corridors such as Iskandar Malaysia in Johor.  

The goverment of Malaysia’s commitment in promoting biotechnology industries is reflect in the fund allocated in the ninth Malaysia Plan and futher enhanced in the tenth Malaysia Plan.  The establishment of Malaysia Biotechnology Corporation and others will nourish the expansion of existing industries while encouraging more relevant industries to participate in the new economic endeavors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    136 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Skills:
  • Apply chemical and bioprocess engineering knowledge
  • Demonstrate research skills
  • Able to design a system
  • Inculcate computational techniques
  • Responsive to issues
  • Practice knowledge for sustainable development
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and thinking skills
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Possess leadership skills and confidence to work independently and in a team
  • Demonstrate high ethical standards
  • Display life-long learning skills
  • Acquire entrepreneurship skills

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    46

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Prior to undertaking this academic programmes, international students are required to undertake and successsfully pass an appropriate English Language Training conducted by School of Graduate Studies.
  • Matriculation or STPM with minimum of B- in Mathematics/ Additional Mathematics/ Further Additional Mathematics, Chemistry/ Engineering Chemistry and Physics/ Engineering Physics/ Biology with CPA 3.00 and not physically handicapped which makes him/her unable to conduct experimental/ practical work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5652 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2826 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1098 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 549 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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  • National: 2600 MYR
  • International: 13383 MYR

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/month
    Living Costs

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