DIPLOMA IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

This programme is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills in Biotechnology. The global demand and need for Biotechnology have increased tremendously

DURATION:
2.5 Years

INTAKE:
January/ April/ July/ October

PROGRAMME APPROVAL CODE:
KPT/JPS (N/545/4/0096) 10/17

(MQA/FA 8878)

What Will You Learn

  • Aspects of handling chemical substances
  • Usage of drugs or poisons.
  • The good and bad effects of drugs on living organisms
  • Patient counseling on the appropriate usage of medicine
  • Manage and ensure patients’ medical records are complete
  • Provide information and advice on prevention of diseases and the maintenance of good health for patients

Programme Introduction

This programme is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills in Biotechnology. The global demand and need for Biotechnology have increased tremendously. Thus, this programme is offered addressing the government’s policy to increase the number of skilled workers and improve the technology of the country which concedes with Malaysia’s Vision 2020 by combining the knowledge, technology, skills, community and humanity.

The curriculum has been designed to prepare students that will pursue their career in R&D and other wide range of science disciplines. Students are also equipped with knowledge to further their studies in Bachelor’s Degree in relevant areas as well.

SEMESTER 1
  • Chemistry I
  • Physiology I
  • Pharmaceutics I
  • Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
  • Mathematics
  • English

 

 

 

SEMESTER 2
  • Chemistry II
  • Pharmaceutics II
  • Dispensed Preparation Methods I
  • Pharmacology I
  • Physiology II

 

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER 3
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Communicative English
  • Computer Application.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    • Pass in SPM with at least Credit in any 3 subjects or any equivalent qualification

OR

  • A pass in SKM Level 3 in a related field.

 

As for the SPM-SVM qualification, candidates must have:

i.                 CGPA (Academic) of at least 3.33,

ii.                CGPA (Vocational) 3.67

iii.               Credit in Bahasa Melayu (1104),

and

iv.               Competent in all Vocational Modules

 

Career Prospect  
  • Clinical Laboratory Technician
  • Biological Supplier Manufacturing
  • Environmental Technician
  • Food Safety Mechanism
  • Procurement Pharmacy Assistant
  • Pharmaceutical Research Technician

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