Bachelor of Biotechnology (Hons)

Get the experience and skills you need for a successful career in biotechnology. This programme provides training in the practical application of organisms and their cellular components with regards to manufacturing, service industries, and environmental management.

Biotechnology & Life Sciences Degree 3 Years From RM 74,869
  • Students have access to well-equipped labs with state-of-the-art equipment
  • Students may transfer to partner universities in Australia or the United Kingdom*
  • Students experience processes such as those involved in producing antibiotics, vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, and gene therapy
  • Students have the opportunity to learn about the improvement of water and land management and remedying pollution


Year 1

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

Year 2

  • Analysis of Genetic Inheritance
  • Biochemistry of Biomolecules and Enzymes
  • Bioinstrumentation and Analytical Techniques
  • Biotechnology Laboratory 1
  • Cell and Tissue Culture
  • Cellular and Metabolic Biochemistry
  • Chromosomes, Gene Regulation & Evolution
  • Fermentation Technology
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Recombinant DNA Technology

Year 3

  • Agrobiotechnology
  • Bioethics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology Laboratory 2 & 3
  • Biotechnology Practice
  • Biotechnology Project
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Internship
  • Medical Biotechnology
  • Methods & Skills in Research

MPU Subjects:

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

*For Malaysian students who do not have a credit in SPM BM.

CampusLocal StudentsInternational Students
INTI International UniversityApprox. RM 74,869Approx. RM 83,511
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
DiplomaCompletion of Diploma with CGPA of 2.0 and above
MUFY4 subjects with minimum average score of 61; including Chemistry and Biology / Physics / Mathematics
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
  • Science Researcher
  • Clinical and Regulatory Executive or Officer
  • Field Application Specialist
  • Technical Support Executive or Officer
  • Service Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Officer (Executive, Supervisor or Analyst)
  • Quality Control Officer (Supervisor, Assistant or Analyst)
  • Safety Specialist

This programme provides sound training in core Molecular Biosciences (Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, and Immunology), leading to different areas of Biotechnology. Compulsory Biotechnology projects, as well as internships with biotechnology and molecular bioscience companies, will
further enhance the employability of graduates.

Industries in the Public or Private Sector: Biotechnology, Food and Drink (Including Brewing), Health and Beauty Care, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Companies, Research Companies (Including companies conducting Clinical Trials), Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories, Analytical & Testing Laboratories, Environmental Pollution Control Companies, Hospitals, Patent Companies, Various Government Research Agencies and Facilities (Medicine, Farming & Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, etc.), Forensic Services, and Universities.

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