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The curriculum Bachelor of Science (Hons) Major Microbiology is designed carefully to produce graduates with knowledge, technical and soft skills meet the demand of the country, industry and global market. The fundamental and applied courses encompass basic microbiological principles and concepts, bacteriology, virology, mycology, microbial genetics, microbial ecology, immunology, molecular biology, industrial and environmental microbiology.
The student is also exposed to sterilization, aseptic culturing and microbial bioassay techniques. In the final year their study, students are required to do industrial training and given the opportunity to conduct research projects under the supervision of lecturers in their respective fields of expertise.
Lectures in the Department are committed to research in the area of: applied microbiology, digestive microbiology, enzyme technology, nanobiotechnology, industrial mycology, molecular biology and virology. The minimum requirements of the University to be absorbed into our programme are: a pass in Matriculation (Science) Programme or Diploma of Science with working experience or the Malaysian STPM with principle in either of Chemistry or their equivalents.
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