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Master of Science in Biotechnology KPT/JPS(FA 3002)12/23

Master of Science in Biotechnology is considered to be a multidisciplinary degree that includes aspects of biology and chemistry. Students gain knowledge about Proteomics, Bio-informatics, Genomics along with Microbial epidemiology. In this manner efficient professionals and expertise will be generated in the field of biotechnology for the biotechnology industries intended for research and development. In the present time biotechnology is an applied area of science with a multidisciplinary viewpoint encompassing recombinant DNA technology, Cellular Biology, Microbiology, as well as process design, genetic engineering, drug and protein modelling and quality control.

For successful completion of Masters degree in LUC, each candidate should publish minimum of Two research articles in scopus indexed journals, with Lincoln affiliation.

The programme deals with the knowledge as well as the principles related to the biotechnology in accordance with health and science sectors. The course offers information about the living organisms and their ecosystems as well. Moreover, this course evaluates the use of technology to benefit humanity. The programme is intended to teach the potential implications of biotechnology and to learn its significance in our daily lives.

The programme will produce Biotechnologists who are:

  • Knowledgeable in relevant areas of biotechnology as well will be able to contribute to the socio-economy of the society

  • Aware of current issues and technological advancement in biotechnology taking into account relevant commercial, ethical and legal issues

  • Competent in communication and interpersonal skills as well as capable of providing leadership in teamwork in the organization he/she works in

  • Technically skilled to conduct research and in turn, embraces life-long learning.

  • Eligible with analytical, problem solving capabilities and able to apply managerial skills in order to enumerate biotechnological policies related to sustainability with improvement of quality of life of the citizens

· Environmental Specialist
· Livestock Production
· Agro Based Industries
· Food Processing Industries
· Pharmaceutical Industry
· Manufacturing bio sustainable products
· Healthcare sectors
· Research Laboratories

Duration : 18 Months.

Sl.No. MQA Subject Code Subject Name Credits
1 LMS 114 Cell Biology 4
2 LMS 124 Molecular Biology 4
3 LMS 134 Microbiology & Microbial Technology 4
4 DRC 414 Research Methodology & Biostatistics 4
5 LMS 214 Advance Biochemistry 4
6 LMS 224 Enzyme and Protein Purification Technology 4
7 LMS 244 Immunology 4
8 LMS 144 Bioinformatics 4
9 LMS 344 Biosafety and Bioethics in Biotechnology 4
Elective (choose any one module from the following):
10 LMB 314 Business and Management in Biotechnology 4
11 LMB 324 Information Technology for Managers 4
12 LMB 334 Bio-entrepreneurship 4
13 LMS 234 Fermentation Technology & Bioprocess Engineering 4
Elective (choose any one module from the following):
14 LMS 314 Trends in Medical Biotechnology 4
15 LMS 324 Environmental Biotechnology 4
16 LMS 334 Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 4
17 LMS 354 Animal Biotechnology 4
18 LMS 464 Plant Biotechnology 4
19 LMS 428 Research Project 8

Intake :

  1. January
  2. May
  3. September

Entry Requirements :

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree [Level 6, Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF)] in a related field with a minimum Culmulative Grade point Average (CGPA) of 2.75, or its equivalent, as accepted by the HEP Senate;
  2. OR
  3. A Bachelor’s Degree (Level 6, MQF) in a related field with at least CGPA of 2.50 and has not achived CGPA 2.75, or its equivalent can be accepted subject to a rigorous internal assessment.
  4. OR
  5. A Bachelor’s Degree (Level 6, MQF) in a related field but has not achieved CGPA of 2.50, or its equivalent can be accepted subject to a minimum of five years working experience in the relevant field.

English Competency Requirement for International Student:

International students are required to achieve a minimum score of 5.5 in international English Language Testing System (IELTS) OR Band 3 in Malaysian university English Test (MUTE) OR its equivalent.

Duration : 18 Months.

University : Lincoln University College

Level : Master