WS47 Bachelor of Science with Honours (Resource Biotechnology)
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Biotechnology plays a crucial role in the fields of agriculture, food production, livestock breeding, environmental protection and restoration, and resource-based industries in Malaysia. The government has recognised the importance of biotechnology which has been identified as one of the national priority Research & Development (R&D) programme. To meet this objective, Resource Biotechnology students will be trained in the latest technologies such as recombinant DNA technology, cell and tissue culture, genetic engineering and other molecular techniques, which are essential for biotechnology research. Final year students can specialise in one of the following major branches of biotechnology: plant, animal, environmental, marine, and medical. In addition, students will be exposed to various social economic applications relevant to biotechnology industries.
Programme Educational Objective (PEO):
The programme shall produce graduates who are
· Knowledgeable and skilful in science related to biotechnology in line with the national and industrial needs,
· Are able to communicate effectively and efficiently while showing good leadership qualities within the organization,
· Are able to solve problems in the field of biotechnology in innovative, creative and ethical ways through a sustainable approach, and
· Are able to demonstrate entrepreneurial skills and recognize the importance of lifelong learning needs for the development of an excellent career.
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FEES AND FUNDING
2. Undergraduate Funding
Student can apply for a loan/scholarship/sponsorship from various organizations namely Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam Malaysia (JPA), Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional Malaysia (PTPTN), state government, statutory bodies and the private sectors. Details can be obtained directly from the respective establishment mentioned. Advertisements for the offer of loan/scholarship/sponsorship will usually be advertised in local newspaper.
Student who has obtained a loan/scholarship/sponsorship for their studies at the University, they need to submit a copy of the loan’s/scholarship’s/sponsorship’s letter of offer on the registration day.
To assist students, the Student Affairs, Alumni Division (Undergraduate Student) and the Centre of Graduate Studies (Postgraduate Student) will contact the loan/scholarship/sponsorship representative from time to time for sources of aid.
STUDENT AFFAIRS: LOAN/SCHOLARSHIP/SPONSORSHIP UNIT
This unit is responsible for assisting students during orientation week in matters pertaining to loans, scholarship or sponsorship. It acts as an intermediary that disseminates information on loans and sponsorships to new students, and supports students in obtaining them during their study period in UNIMAS by way of :-
Giving information concerning applicable loan/scholarship/sponsorship
Assisting students with documentations to ensure smooth application progress
Organising meeting sessions for both sponsors and sponsored students from time to time
Coordinating activities organised by sponsors for sponsored students
Providing sponsors with student progress reports of each semester for payment purposes
HOW TO APPLY
For local students, you are required to fill the online UPU application. Intake is once a year - September. For International Students, you are required to fill the online form at CGSWeb. Please complete the form before the due date stated in the UNIMAS Intake Calendar. For any questions regarding admissions, please contact Undergraduate Studies Division (Undergraduate Programme) or UNIMAS Graduate School (Postgraduate Programme).