Australian Degree Transfer Programme (Science)

Join a programme that is well established and recognised for its academic excellence by major universities in Australia and New Zealand. Pursue Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Molecular Biosciences or Biomedical Sciences.

Biotechnology & Life Sciences Degree 6 Semesters / 3 Semesters From RM 50,912
  • Get the opportunity to use advanced equipment such as the Real-Time PCR, HPLC, Bioreactor, Sonicator and Inverted Microscope in cutting-edge labs.
  • Elevate your learning experience by transferring to a prestigious partner university.
  • Improve your employability with internship programmes at established biotechnology and molecular bioscience companies.
  • Network, interact and connect with the industry’s most established professionals through employer projects.


Programme structure**

Year 1

  • Biology of Organisms
  • Chemistry 1
  • Chemistry 2
  • Computing
  • Introduction to Biotechnology
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Organisation and Management

Year 2

  • Biochemistry 1
  • Biochemistry 2
  • Biotechnology Laboratory
  • Bioinstrumentation & Analytical Techniques
  • Cell and Tissue Culture
  • Fermentation Technology
  • Genetics 1
  • Genetics 2
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Recombinant DNA Technology

Programme structure***

Year 1

  • Biology 1
  • General Chemistry 1
  • Statistical Methods
  • Basic Computing

Year 2

  • Biology 2
  • General Chemistry 2
  • Microbiology
  • Basic Programming / Human Physiology

MPU Subjects

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Community Service
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Design Thinking
  • Ethnic Relations (Local students) / Communicating in Malay 2 (International students)
  • Islamic & Asian Civilisation (Local students) / Malaysian Studies 3 (International students)

* For Malaysian students who do not have a credit in SPM BM.
** Only available in INTI International University.
*** Only available in INTI International College Penang

CampusLocal StudentsInternational Students
INTI International UniversityApprox. RM 50,912Approx. RM 50,912
Entry LevelEntry Requirements
FoundationCompletion of Foundation Programme with a CGPA of 2.00
A-Levels2 principal passes in any of 2 science subjects
STPM2 Grade C in any of 2 science subjects
SACE InternationalATAR of 70, including Chemistry and Biology / Physics / Mathematics
NSW (HSC)ATAR of 70, including Chemistry and Biology / Physics / Mathematics
Australian Year 12ATAR of 70, including Chemistry and Biology / Physics / Mathematics
UEC5Bs (including Chemistry and Biology / Physics / Mathematics)
Canadian Pre-U6 passes (including Chemistry and Biology / Physics / Mathematics) with an average score of 68%
Matriculation in related fieldsCGPA of 2.0 and above
OthersOther equivalent qualifications as recognised by the government of Malaysia

Note: International students are subject to meet entry requirements that reflect similar qualifications and experience as stated above.
To find country-specific entry requirements visit our international entry requirement page

Campuses & Intakes

Note: International students are subject to placement guidelines. Please check with a student counsellor.

You can launch your career in one of these fields:

  • Science Officer
  • Researcher, Clinical & Regulatory Executive
  • Regulatory Officer, Field Application Specialist
  • Technical Support Executive (Officer)
  • Service Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Officer (Executive or Supervisor or Analyst)

It is noteworthy that a number of the collaboration universities are consistently ranked among the top 200 universities worldwide by The Times Higher Education. On the QS World University Rankings are the University of Adelaide, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, University of Southampton and Newcastle University.

In Year 1, students take up the core basic sciences in Chemistry and Molecular and Cell Biology, supported by courses in Mathematics, Management, and Computing. In Year 2, they proceed to "cornerstone" courses in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics, Microbiology, and Immunology. This programme places a high priority on laboratory work, where students gain extensive hands-on experience with state-of-the-art equipment. Students of the programme will be well prepared by the time they transfer to overseas universities.

Popular majors at universities include Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, Biotechnology, Food Science, Genetics, and Microbiology.

Accredited by
INTI International University: (R/440/6/0017)(06/24)(A10501)
INTI International College Penang (N/420/6/0021)(04/25)(MQA/PA12906)

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