Programme Details

This is a 3-year programme that focuses on the study of biomolecules and their applications; an area of science which forms the basis of modern biotechnology. The programme combines fundamental knowledge in cellular biology, biochemistry and genetics and laboratory skills in molecular biology to provide students with a strong foundation to participate in biotechnology R & D. A number of elective subjects in business management, marketing and IT are also made available to broaden the students’ scope and prepare them as technopreneurs.  Students will also be introduced to new, emerging subject areas such as genomics and proteomics.

 Job Opportunities

Graduates of this programme will have employment opportuinities as Researcher and Development executive, Production executives and Marketing executives in biotechnology firms and bio-product manufacturers. They can also be project managers, research officers and executives in the government and private sectors that deal with biotechnology and biological sciences.Graduates also opt to be bio-entrepreneurs and set up their own business using the generic skills and knowledge gained.

Opportunities for Further Studies

Graduates of this programme may pursue their studies up to MSc and PhD levels in a broad variety of biology related fields.


Entry Requirement

Fulfills the university entrance requirement and also additional specific entry requirements of the Programme