Plant Biotechnology (Master's by Coursework)(Mixed Mode)

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About Courses

This programme consists of 70% research and 30% taught course. The core courses of this programme cover current issues in Plant Biotechnology, Advanced Plant Biotechnology and Commercializing Biotechnology. Students are required to select one of the three elective courses which are Advanced Plant Tissues Culture, Advanced Plant Genetic Manipulation and Advanced Plant Secondary Metabolites. The final component of the programme is a research project on an approved topic relevant to the focus of the programme.

Mode of Program

Full Time / Part Time

Duration of Study

  • Full Time  : 2-4 Semesters
  • Part Time : 4-6 Semesters

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Qualification
    • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.
  • English Language Proficiency
    • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
    • 550 for (paper based), or
    • 213 (computer based), or
    • 79-80 (IBT), or
    • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

*Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.


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