Bachelor of Science (Industrial Biology)

General

Program Description

The Bachelor of Science (Industrial Biology) is a BIOTECHNOLOGY-based programme designed to grant a strong academic foundation in biological sciences and chemistry, training in the various biotechnologies and a solid understanding of their application in industry and biomedicine. The programme is designed not only to train students in the necessary technical skills but also to provide them with the theoretical basis for continued study in biotechnology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and other related areas or to obtain employment in academic, industrial, or government research laboratories.

Learning Outcomes

  • Ability to acquire knowledge as well as understand the fundamental and applied concepts in industrial biology.
  • Ability to apply the knowledge and practical skills in industrial biology.
  • Ability to analyze, synthesize and evaluate experimental data.
  • Ability to present ideas clearly, effectively and confidently through written and oral modes.
  • Ability to analyze, synthesize and evaluate experimental data.
  • Ability to think creatively and critically about solving problems.
  • Ability to lead and work cooperatively in a team to achieve common goals.
  • Ability to acquire basic entrepreneurship skills.
  • Ability to perform tasks given ethically, honestly and with dedication.
  • Ability to acquire new knowledge and skills independently from a variety of sources.
  • Ability to acquire and understand knowledge in contemporary issues locally and internationally.

Career Prospects

Government/non-biological based industries / private sectors (hospital, universities or research institutes such as IMR, MARDI, FRIM, SIRIM, and MPOB), Journalist, Microbiologist, Entrepreneur, Product Specialist, Quality Control Engineer, Biotechnologist, Academician ( Teacher, Tutor, Lecturer ), Research Scientist.

Last updated Aug 2019

About the School

In the early years of its establishment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, School of Professional and Continuing Education (UTMSPACE) offered professional development programs such as short courses, semi ... Read More

In the early years of its establishment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, School of Professional and Continuing Education (UTMSPACE) offered professional development programs such as short courses, seminars, workshops and in-house training. However, due to an overwhelming demand for part-time and full-time educational programs in both private and public sectors, UTMSPACE took the initiative of offering mainstream academic programs starting from the academic year 1995/96. Read less
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