Master of Life Sciences

  • Overview

    This Master of Life Science programme is proposed to support the MyBrain 15’s objective by serving as a feeder to the PhD programmes specifically in Life Sciences. Since the Malaysian government hopes to accelerate the transformation of Malaysia into a knowledge-based economy and an industrialized nation by 2020, this programme aims to generate postgraduates with innovative research skills and strong management and entrepreneurial capabilities in life sciences. This is in line with the government’s effort to generate a highly-knowledgeable human capital that will meet the growing needs in the academic world as well as in the life science-based industries. This can serve as a catalyst to research and innovation, which in turn will accelerate economic growth.

    The objectives of the programme are to:

    • provide in-depth knowledge in a specific discipline in life sciences that can contribute to the society.
    • enhance competency in carrying out research independently as well as in a team.
    • inculcate the sense of responsibility and accountability in the execution of research.
    • develop effective communication, problem solving and entrepreneurial skills.
    • give an enriching educational experience that motivates them to pursue life-long learning.
    • equip students with professional attitudes, good ethics and leadership qualities.
    • expose students to current issues and technological advancement in life sciences, taking into account relevant economic, ethical, social and legal aspects.
  • Outcomes

    At the end of this programme students should be able to:

    • demonstrate specialized knowledge in a specific discipline in life sciences.
    • analyze and asses life sciences information from a variety of sources.
    • perform independent research and adapt protocols and procedure.
    • demonstrate the ability to adapt, innovate and seek solutions to address challenges and concerns in life sciences.
    • perform managerial or supervisory roles in laboratories and related industries.
    • communicate and demonstrate interpersonal skills.
    • recognize the importance of enterpreunerial skills.
    • function effectively as an individual, leader and team member.
    • recognize the importance of lifelong learning to meet the challenges in industries.
    • be professional and ethical in their profession.
  • Entry Requirement

  • Tuition Fees

    BDT Ringgit USD
    354,750.00 18,671.05 4,434.38
  • Duration of Studies

  • Career Prospects

    Career-Public Sector

    Environmental Officer
    Environmental Education Officer
    Natural Resources Planner
    Park and Landscape Officer
    Land Development Officer
    Community Development Officer
    Environmental Research Officer
    Marine Officer
    Environmental Teacher/Lecturer

    Career-Private Sector

    Environmental Control Officer
    Environmental, Health and Safety Officer
    Solid Waste Management Officer
    Air and Water Quality Management Officer
    Eco-Tourism Executive
    Land Development Executive
    Environmental Project Manager
    Environmental Consultant
    Environmental Management System Implementation Officer
    Environmental Training Officer