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PhD (Biotechnology) - CCB

OVERVIEW

Biotechnology is one of the fastest growing areas in applied biology. The practical application of cells or its components in manufacturing and service industries entail the integration of knowledge from microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, chemistry as well as chemical and process engineering. The programme gives students theoretical and practical background in biotechnological techniques and applications while developing a strong understanding of cellular biology involving microbiology, biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology. The programme boasts modern research facilities such as an automated DNA sequence, electron microscopes, protein crystallography and a 100 litre fermenter. Existing projects include functional genomics for rubber production, in search of natural compounds with potential roles in chemical biology, stem cell biology, structural biology and protein chemistry.

Research Thrust Areas:

Biotechnology

Expertise available in the following Centre:
Centre for Chemical Biology
www.ccbusm.edu.my

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 
Applicants should possess the following:

  • A Master’s degree with CGPA 3.00/4 or
  • Bachelor’s (First Class Honours or CGPA 3.67/4) degree in a related field.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS


(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 (Paper-based) in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); OR
  • A minimum score of 213 (Computer-based) in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); OR
  • A minimum score of 80 (Internet-based) in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); OR
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • Results must be attached with the application form.

DURATION

  • Full-time : Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 6 semesters/ Max 15 semesters

FEES

Malaysian (MYR)
Full Time/ Semester Part Time/ Semester
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 3,350.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee : 1000.00 
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 2775.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee: 1000.00 
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00

 

International (USD)
Full Time/ Semester Part Time/ Semester
  • Registration Fee : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 1,250.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee: 375.00 
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00
  • Registration Fee : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 1,113.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee : 375.00 
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00

** Fees are subject to change

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Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606  | xfax +604 653 2940  |  xemel admission_ips@usm.my

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Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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