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Approval Code



A 6153

Course Duration

3.0 Years

Course Mode

Full Time / Part Time

Diploma in Biotechnology is designed to produce human resources that are capable to apply their knowledge and skills in the fields of Biotechnology such as molecular, environment, bioprocess, agricultural and pharmaceutical. It is also suitable for those whose love nature and want to transform natural resources into beneficial products. Students will be exposed to practical knowledge in handling equipment, safety in laboratories, preparing media, basic skills in laboratories, molecular, and environmental. This is a 3-year program with one semester of industrial training. Students will be placed in suitable industries internship to gain knowledge and experience as part of their preparation to work in the Biotechnology field.

Apart from learning the subjects related to Biotechnology, students will also be able to develop their soft skills through presentation, co-curricular activities, and entrepreneurship program.

First Year

  • Basic Statistics
  • General Chemistry
  • General Biology
  • Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Introduction to Biotechnolgy
  • Genetics
  • Laboratory Safety & Health Management
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology Ethics
  • Bioprocess

Second Year

  • Fermentation Technology
  • Conservation & Waste Management
  • Enzyme & Protein Technology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Research Methodology
  • Natural Product
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Food Technology
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Trends in Biotechnology
  • Bioinformatics

Third Year

  • Industrial Training

Local Admission


  • Pass with at least three (3) credits; OR


  • Pass with rank “Maqbul”; OR


  • Pass with at least Grade B in three (3) subjects; OR

O - Level

  • Pass with at least Grade C in three (3) subjects; OR


  • Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least Grade B in three (3) subjects; OR
  • Obtained Certificate (MQF level 3) in the relevan field of Higher Education (PPT) which is recognized by Malaysian Government with 2.00 minimum CGPA; OR
  • Obtained Certificate in Vocational/ Technical/ Community College Certificate/ Sijil Kemahiran (SKM level 3) in related field AND Pass SPM with at least one (1) credit; Or

Any equivalent qualifications 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 :

  • Laboratory Technician
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Assistant Researcher (various field)
  • Development and Commercialization