Biotechnology & Life Sciences Degree 3 Years

This programme provides training in the practical application of organisms, or their cellular components, to manufacturing, service industries and environmental management.

Accredited by
Financial Assistance

Programme details

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It 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.


  • The programme spans a variety of activities, from optimisation of processes such as those involved in producing antibiotics, vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, and genetically engineered transgenic plants and animals, to carrying out gene therapy, improving water and land management, and remedying pollution
  • Well-equipped labs, where all Biotechnology undergraduates will have the opportunity to use advanced equipment such as the Real-Time PCR, HPLC, Bioreactor, Sonicator and Inverted Microscope
  • Students may transfer to partner universities in Australia or the United Kingdom upon completing 1 or 2 years at INTI International University
  • Students may change their majors when transferring to partner universities
  • Collaborations with prestigious partner universities such as the University of Adelaide, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, Newcastle University and University of Southampton

Career Opportunities
  • Science Officer, Science Researcher, Clinical & 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
  • Industries in the Public or Private Sector: Biotechnology, Food & Drink (Including Brewing), Health & Beauty Care, Chemical & 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 & Facilities (Medicine, Farming & Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, etc.), Forensic Services, Universities


Programme Duration
3 years (9 Semesters)
Accredited by

Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Financial assistance available:

Programme Structure
Year 1
  • Biology of Organisms
  • Chemistry 1
  • Chemistry 2
  • Introduction to Biotechnology
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Molecular & Cell Biology
  • Organisation & Management
Year 2
  • Analysis of Genetic Inheritance
  • Biochemistry of Biomolecules & Enzymes
  • Bioinstrumentation & Analytical Techniques
  • Biotechnology Laboratory 1
  • Cell & Tissue Culture
  • Cellular & Metabolic Biochemistry
  • Chromosomes, Gene Regulation & Evolution
  • Fermentation Technology
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Recombinant DNA Technology
Year 3
  • Agrobiotechnology
  • Bioethics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology Laboratory 2
  • Biotechnology Laboratory 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 & Asian Civilisation (Local students) / Malaysian Studies 3 (International students)

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

Campuses & Intakes

INTI International University

  • January
  • June
  • August

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

Entry Level Entry Requirements
Foundation Completion of Foundation Programme with a CGPA of 2.00
A-Levels 2 principal passes in any of 2 science subjects
STPM 2 Grade C in any of 2 science subjects
SACE International ATAR of 70, including Chemistry and Biology / Physics / Mathematics
NSW (HSC) ATAR of 70, including Chemistry and Biology / Physics / Mathematics
Australian Year 12 ATAR of 70, including Chemistry and Biology / Physics / Mathematics
UEC 5Bs (including Chemistry and Biology / Physics / Mathematics)
Canadian Pre-U 6 passes (including Chemistry and Biology / Physics / Mathematics) with an average score of 68%
Matriculation in related fields CGPA of 2.0 and above
Diploma Completion of Diploma with CGPA of 2.0 and above
MUFY 4 subjects with minimum average score of 61; including Chemistry and Biology / Physics / Mathematics
Others Other equivalent qualifications as recognised by the government of Malaysia

Note: International students are subject to entry requirements. Find out more.

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