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Biotechnology (Hons)

The University Of Nottingham Malaysia

36 months
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10811 EUR/year
9179 EUR/year
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About

The Biotechnology (Hons) programme of The University of Nottingham Malaysia aims to apply the latest molecular techniques to modern-day problems in industrial and environmental situations.

Overview

The Biotechnology (Hons) programme of The University of Nottingham Malaysia emphasizes on applications of recent biotechnological advances to reduce hunger, combat diseases, produce cleaner energy and to develop more efficient manufacturing processes.

Topics covered include genomics and proteomics, genetic engineering and modifications of microorganisms, crops and animals, detection of food pathogens and development of novel industrial products, nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals. The course allows a high degree of specialisation into various areas of biotechnology in years two and three. Specialistareas include plant, microbial/industrial, medical/pharmaceutical biotechnology. The course includes an optional industrial placement in year 2, which will enable you to gain industry experience, crucial for your career development and employment. In year 3, you will carry out a research project which will help to develop specialist knowledge in an area of your choice and transferable skills including data analysis and presentation, effective communication and independent thinking.

Career paths

The combination of specialist topics you choose in your second and third years will influence the career opportunities available to you. In recent years, many of our graduates have found employment in a range of careers including research workers in industrial and government research organisations; advisors in management, sales and marketing; forensic biologists with law enforcement agencies; science advisors for lawmakers; science journalists and writers; teachers and lecturers in schools and higher learning institutions; and consultants in in biotechnology related industries.

Many graduates have chosen to continue their studies and undertake further research training to MSc, MPhil or PhD level at The University of Nottingham or elsewhere.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Animal Biology
  • Applied Genetics
  • Biochemistry: The Building Blocks of Life
  • Bioscience Tutorials (Academic Development)
  • Genes and Cells
  • Introductory Physiology
  • Microbes and You

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • As an international student, we advise that you submit your application at least three months before your intake as your visa can take three months to process.

Language

English
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee payment slip/proof of payment
  • Proof of English language competency (if any)
  • Copy of National Residence Identification Card (NRIC), for Malaysians or identification page of passport (photo page only), for international applicatns.
  • Malaysian permanent residence card (if applicable)
  • Under 18 consent form (applicants under the age of 18)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10811 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10811 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9179 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9179 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • Malaysian – RM45,000 per year
  • Non-Malaysian – RM53,000 per year

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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