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Approval Code



FA 7973

Course Duration

3.6 Years

Course Mode

Full Time

Bachelor in Science (Hons) Biotechnology – Biotechnology is the study of how living organisms or parts of organisms can be used to improve, modify, or produce products or processes for specific uses such as medicine and drugs. There are several areas of application for Biotechnology such as Fermentation Technology, Enzyme Engineering, Environmental Technology, and Genetic Engineering. By enrolling into the Bachelor in Science (Hons) Biotechnology program, students will be exposed to the fundamental knowledge and principles in Biotechnology, and they will be able to develop a strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

Moreover, the students’ skills and understanding of biotechnology processes can be further developed through a series of planned practical skill-based activities and the needed soft skills in real-life situations as individuals.

First Year

  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Practice
  • Fundamentals of Biotechnology
  • Genetics
  • Biochemistry I
  • Microbiology
  • Bioinstrumentation
  • Biostatistics

Second Year

  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Immunology
  • Biochemistry ll
  • Enzyme Technology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Microbes in Biotechnology
  • Food Technology
  • Cell and Tissue Culture

Third Year

  • Public Speaking in English
  • Bioinformatics
  • Undergraduates Project l
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Undergraduates Project ll
  • Fermentation Technology
  • Marine Technology
  • Industrial Technology
  • Industrial Training

Local Admission


  • Pass Diploma (MQF level 4) in the relevant field with 2.00 minimum CGPA; OR

Matriculation / Foundation

  • Pass Matriculation / Faoundation in the relevant field of Higher Education (PPT) which is recognized by Malaysia Government with 2.00 minimum CGPA; OR

A - Level

  • Pass GCE A-level with at least Pass in two (2) subjects; OR


  • Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least Grade B in five (5) subjects; OR


  • Pass with at least credits in two (2) subjects with at least 2.00 minimum CGPA; OR


  • Pass with rank “Jayyid”; OR

Any equivalent qualification recognize by Malaysian Government

International Admission

The English Language Entry Requirement for International Student at GEOMATIKA University College are as follows:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Band 5.5
TOEFL: Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Score 450

** For students who do not have the above English Qualification, they must undergo Geomatika College International’s English Program


Employment opportunities are available as per the following :

  • Researcher (Various Field)
  • Microbiologist
  • Assistant Food Technologist
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Forensic Science
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Marketing and Sales
  • R & D Management
  • Education
  • Biosafety and Ethical Issues
  • Environmental Monitoring & Pollution Control