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B.Sc. (Hons) Biotechnology

B.Sc. (Hons) Biotechnology program offered by Horizon Campus, in affiliation with Nilai University, Malaysia (rated Tier 5, excellent by the Malaysian Qualification Agency in the SETARA 2011; recognized by the UGC, Sri Lanka and the Association of Commonwealth Universities) covers major fields of Biotechnology inclusive of Medical applications, Tissue culture in plants, Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, Pharmacology, Environmental Science, Agriculture and Food industry. Bioinformatics and Biostatistics are also included in the program curriculum in order to facilitate research programs. The Diploma students will be qualified to get registered for B.Sc. in Biotechnology with appropriate exceptions. This is an intensive Programme covering 90 credits during 2 1/2years duration. The B.Sc. (Hons) program is an intensive three year degree program covering 120 credits which will equip undergraduates with vast theory knowledge, first hand practical experience in laboratory as well as in industry and a research project which enable them to excel in their profession with confidence. This multidisciplinary program also focuses on electives in management, ethics, commercialization, marketing and entrepreneurship paving the pathway to become globally recognized scientists and researchers.

Graduates of this Programme are recognized to follow postgraduate studies in recognized universities and research institutes.
Duration 3 Years
Credits 120
Mode of Study Full Time
Type of award BSc. (Hons.)

The minimum entry requirements for the above program are as follows 

Two principle passes preferably in Chemistry & Biology in G.C.E. A/L Examination (Local)
G.C.E. O/L, A/L done in english medium or band score 5.5 in IELTS


2 E preferably in Chemistry & Biology (or Physics) for A2 in London Examination. If they have done AS only they will be considered under diploma criteria

G.C.E. O/L, A/L done in english medium or band score 5.5 in IELTS


Diploma in a related field (with a Pass)

  • Future After the Degree
Expertise in Biotechnology leads to employment in the prestigious fields of Health Sciences, Biomedicine, Agriculture, Microbiology, Food Science, Pharmacology, Forensic Science, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Industrial Applications, Natural Resources, Nanotechnology and other emerging areas in Science. The multi-disciplinary character of Biotechnology provides promising opportunities in research and development, quality control and regulation, clinical research, manufacturing and production, marketing and sales, information systems, academic field, administration as well as entrepreneurship. It encompasses an ever-growing range of techniques for the alteration and manipulation of molecules, genes and cells and often involves the harnessing of biological processes for a particular purpose. The biotechnology industry is based on the commercial exploitation of these techniques.



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