Diploma In Biotechnology

JPT/BPP(R2/545/4/0005)03/21, (MQA/A6789)
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 can progress to enter a relevant Degree programme at Nilai University or our partner universities.

Intake Periods
Jan
Apr
Oct
Entry Requirements

SPM  / O-Level

3Cs in Mathematics, one Science subject and one any other subject; / Min Grade 4 in Mathematics, one Science subject and one any other subject;

UEC

3Bs in Mathematics, one Science subject and one any other subject;

SKM / SKK Certificate (MQF Level 3) in a related field

Pass and possess SPM with one credit;

Certificate in a related field (MQF Level 3)

Min CGPA 2.00

English Language Requirements

(for international students)*

IELTS 5.0
TOEFL 410 (PBT) / 34 (iBT)
Pearson 36
MUET 3

*International students with qualifications from educational systems where English language is the main medium of instruction are exempted from this requirement.

International students who do not fulfill the English Language Requirements may join the Intensive English Programme at Nilai University which builds their skills in the language and prepares them for the TOEFL examination

Programme Module

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

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 OR
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2

MPU2

  • Graduate Preparatory Course

MPU3

  • Food and Culture 

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

 

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        Programme Pathway

        2.5 years
        Duration of Study

        Success Stories

        Going All The Way
        Navamani Gunasagaran
        Cultivating Success
        Thiban Sandramuti
        A Deep Passion for Chemistry
        Melchizedek Michael Jimbai
        Ambitions of Academia
        Ian Lai Jiong Soon
        Coming Out of the Shell
        Joyce Chin Seow Fong