Faculty of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science with Honours (Biology)


The Biology Programme is committed to being a leading programme in delivering lessons and research in animal and plant biology. The objectives of the programme would be to produce graduates who are: (1) prepared for work or graduate studies through enhanced proficiency and knowledge in biosciences, biodiversity, and bioconservation; (2) skilled, respected, ethical and highly competitive, with the ability to communicate eloquently in both Malay and English languages; (3) able to properly interpret and synthesize biological information through applications in nature and research at graduate levels through a strong understanding of nature, humanity and development;  (4) able to develop soft skills, address developmental issues and current changes, through the utilisation and application of knowledge gained through the program. The implementation of this programme is based on ongoing assessments and a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, laboratory practices, fieldwork, seminars, research, dissertation and industrial training. The degree can provide you with the background that you need to advance your studies, enroll in professional programs such as education, medicine and health sciences, work in various career fields such as in education and other public sectors, environmental consultants, conservationists, entrepreneurs, town planners, zoologists, botanists and many more.

Programme Requirements

Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) APEL.A Certification Level 6 of the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF);


Obtained at least a Band 2.0 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) for exams beginning in session 1 of 2021 OR a Band 2 for exams up to the year of 2020, depending on the validity period at the time of application;


Pass the exam or interview that the faculty has set up.

MUET Band 3.0

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I Want to Apply

Applications for full time study programmes (STPM, Matriculation, STAM and Diploma/ Equivalent) must be submitted via Malaysia’s Ministry of Higher Education online application. Applications for studies in all the programmes offered are published in local newspapers between the month of January to April every year.

Application form for Malaysian students: http://upu.mohe.gov.my

Non-citizen and international student candidates who are interested in enrolling for the full time study programmes must submit their applications via UKM online application opened in February to May every year.

Application form for non-citizen and international students: Click here

How Much It Will Cost Me

















Please contact Shaping Advanced & Professional Education Center at:

Shaping Advanced & Professional Education Center (UKMSHAPE)
Level 2, Bangunan Wawasan
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor

Tel: +603 89215331/ 5642/ 5329/ 5898/ 3995/ 4661/ 5642/ 5791
Fax: +603 89251391
Email: marketingpkp@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/ukmshape

What You Will Learn
  • Biological Diversity
  • Environmental Biology
  • Field Methods
  • Fundamentals of Molecular Biology
  • General Genetics
  • Terrestrial Ecology
  • Cryptogramic Botany
  • Seed Plant Families
  • Statistical Analysis in Biology
  • Biology of Invertebrate
  • Entomology
  • Plant Anatomy and Morphology
  • Scientific Communication
  • Molecular and Computational Biology
  • Cytogenetics
  • Molecular Systematics
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Fisiologi Tumbuhan
  • Research Project I
  • Research Project II
  • Industrial Training
  • Conservation Biology
  • Management and Conservation of Genetic Resources
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Animal Breeding
  • Principles of Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  • Developmental Biology
  • Plants Breeding
  • Population Genetics
Life at Faculty

The Faculty of Science & Technology (FST) is one of the largest faculty in UKM and is renowned for its quality education and research, and lecturers who are well-known figures in their respective fields at both national and international levels. The faculty is committed to be a centre of education and a generator of science and technology towards forming a knowledgeable, dynamic, innovative and righteous society. Members of FST are acknowledged as renowned experts and researchers in their fields and are highly dedicated educators. You will have many opportunities to interact with students from other programmes in the faculty and enjoy various exciting activities within as well as outside UKM through various clubs and societies.

Faculty Information

Campus: Bangi, Selangor
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Degree: Bachelor of Science with Honours (Biology)
Duration: 4 Years 

Faculty of Science & Technology
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor

Tel: +603 89215421/ 5418
Fax: +603 89256086
Email: masaliza@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/fst

Contact Us

Centre for Academic Management
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor

Tel: +603 89118173/ 8027/ 8456
Fax: +603 89118471
Email: admission_ppa@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/akademik

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