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Diploma in Biotechnology

KP No: 
JPT/BPP(R2/545/4/0005)03/21
Introduction

This internationally-recognised diploma prepares you with the skills and know-how on new biological processes of commercial importance in a diverse range of industries such as pharmaceutical, agricultural, industrial, forensic and healthcare sectors.

Graduates of this programme are recognised to enter into a relevant degree programme at Nilai U or our reputable partner universities Δ.

 

Career Biotechnology

Duration of Study

2½ years

Intake Periods
January 
March
May 
July
October
Entry Requirements
SPM / SPMV / O-Level 3Cs
UEC 3Bs
STPM 1C (NGMP 2.00) in 1 subject
Matriculation / Foundation Minimum CGPA 2.00
Certificate in a related field (MQF Level 3) Minimum CGPA 2.00
SKM / SKK Certificate (MQF Level 3) in a related field Minimum 1C at SPM
AUSMAT / SAM / SACEI / HSC Minimum 50% in 5 subjects
CPU / CIMP Minimum 50% in 6 subjects
IB UK 24 marks in 6 subjects
 

For other qualifications, please consult our programme counsellors.
*English requirements may apply to International Students.

 

 

Diploma in Biotechnology

FOUNDATIONAL
  • Understanding Biotechnology
CORE

Fundamental

  • Introductory Biology
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Statistics

Basic Biological Sciences

  • Introductory Genetics
  • Basic Microbiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • General Biochemistry

Major

  • Basic Business Administration
  • Cell Culture Techniques
  • Introductory Bioinformatics
  • Basic Techniques In Molecular Biology
  • Agricultural And Industrial Biotechnology
  • Marine And Environmental Biotechnology
  • Molecular And Medical Biotechnology

General Skills

  • Introduction To Information Technology
SUMMATIVE
  • Biotechnology
MATA PELAJARAN UMUM

MPU1*

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 OR Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1

MPU2

  • Graduate Preparatory Course

MPU3

  • Food and Culture OR Environment and Development in Malaysia

MPU4

  • Co-Curriculum
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING
  • Internship
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
  • Basic Academic English
MALAY LANGUAGE
(only for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM BM)
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A

* Pengajian Malaysia 2 is for local students while Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 is for international students.

Δ Entry from Diploma into the Degree is subject to meeting programme & relevant entry requirements.