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.
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.
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- Animal Biology
- Applied Genetics
- Biochemistry: The Building Blocks of Life
- Bioscience Tutorials (Academic Development)
- Genes and Cells
- Introductory Physiology
- Microbes and You
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- 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.
DisciplinesBiotechnology View 10 other Masters in Biotechnology in Malaysia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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)
International10811 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10811 EUR per year during 36 months.
National9179 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased 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
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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