B.Sc. On Campus

Resource Biotechnology (Honours)

University Malaysia Sarawak

48 months
1767 EUR/year
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Biotechnology plays a crucial role in the fields of agriculture, food production, livestock breeding, environmental protection and restoration, and resource-based industries in Malaysia. The Resource Biotechnology (Honours) programme is offered by University Malaysia Sarawak.


Key Features

The government has recognised the importance of biotechnology which has been identified as one of the national priority Research & Development (R&D) programme. 

To meet this objective, students of the Resource Biotechnology (Honours) programme from University Malaysia Sarawak will be trained in the latest technologies such as recombinant DNA technology, cell and tissue culture, genetic engineering and other molecular techniques, which are essential for biotechnology research. 

Final year students can specialise in one of the following major branches of biotechnology: plant, animal, environmental, marine, and medical. In addition, students will be exposed to various social economic applications relevant to biotechnology industries.

Programme Structure

The programme shall produce graduates who are

  • Knowledgeable and skilful in science related to biotechnology in line with the national and industrial needs,
  • Are able to communicate effectively and efficiently while showing good leadership qualities within the organization,
  • Are able to solve problems in the field of biotechnology in innovative, creative and ethical ways through a sustainable approach, and
  • Are able to demonstrate entrepreneurial skills and recognize the importance of lifelong learning needs for the development of an excellent career.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

GCE A Level/ International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)/ AUSMAT graduates recognized by the Malaysian government and approved by the university Senate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1767 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7068 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
  • Malaysian Students RM1,805
  • International Students  RM35,000

Living costs for Kota Kinabalu

2167 - 2880 MYR /month
Living costs

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


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