Department

Faculty of Applied Sciences and Computing

Entry Requirements*

  • SPM with minimum 5 Credits in the relevant subjects, minimum Credit in Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry, and minimum Pass in English Language

                                        OR

  • O Level with minimum 5 Grade C in the relevant subjects, minimum Grade C in Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry, and minimum Grade E in English Language

                                        OR

  • UEC with minimum 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects, minimum Grade B in Advanced Mathematics (I or II), Biology and Chemistry, and minimum Grade C in English Language

                                        OR

  • Other relevant Certificate accredited by MQA

Note:

  1. SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
  2. Students with 3-4 relevant credits in SPM/Grade C in 3-4 relevant subjects in O Level may be considered for the Diploma programmes offered at the Perak Branch Campus (PK), Johor Branch Campus (JH), Pahang Faculty Branch (PH) and Sabah Faculty Branch (SB).

For detailed minimum entry requirements for each programme, please refer to the respective Faculty/Centre Brochure.

Open Day

September, December, March

Course Overview

This programme aims to produce chemistry and biology graduates at the sub-professional level. It equips students with the necessary basic knowledge of scientific concepts and theoretical principles to understand chemical and biological phenomena and processes, and trains students to perform standard chemical and biological laboratory procedures. This programme covers both the practical and theoretical aspects of the subjects. The chemistry syllabi provide a detailed coverage of various topics including atomic and molecular structures, properties of matter, properties and reactions of elements and compounds, analytical techniques and industrial products. The biology syllabi cover a broad spectrum of topics which include cells, energetics, homeostasis and excretion, reproduction and development, biodiversity, ecology, and microbiology. This programme largely emphasises the application of chemical principles in control of the living environment.

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