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Computer Science (Bioinformatics), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #187 (QS) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Bachelor of Computer Science (Bioinformatics) programme at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia is a new academic programme offered by Faculty of Computing specially tailored to produce Computer Scientists who are able to utilize Computer Science techniques in managing and analysis biological data, problems and developing and discovering new findings in the field of biology.
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Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

The objectives of Bachelor of Computer Science (Bioinformatics) programme at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia are to provide the knowledge, skills and attributes that should be achieved by the graduates for a successful career.

The programme is designed to produce graduates who:

  • obtain employment as computer scientists in local and global industries and organisations, where they are competent in applying the
  • fundamental knowledge, computational principles and skills in Bioinformatics field to develop software of increasing size and complexity
  • across different application areas.
  • demonstrate an ability to continue to learn throughout their career (professional, technical or postgraduate education) which can strengthen
  • their analytical and critical thinking skills to position them to advanced Computer Science and Bioinformatics practices and to contribute to
  • the intellectual foundations of the Computer Science and Bioinformatics disciplines.
  • are involved in bioinformatics and related software projects that they are proficient in applying theoretical computing and knowledge in
  • analysing, modelling, designing, developing and evaluating computing solutions.
  • become leaders or technopreneurs in interdisciplinary disciplines.
  • demonstrate an awareness of professional ethics and social responsibility as computer scientists specialising in bioinformatics.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technology and Information System 
  • Discrete Structure 
  • Programming Technique 
  • Digital Logic 
  • Malaysia Dynamic 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5546 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2773 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1074 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 537 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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  • National: 2545 MYR
  • International: 13133 MYR

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/month
    Living Costs

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