Prasiswazah FST



Genetics Programme

Have you ever wondered how you are different from the people around you? Especially in terms of heredity and inheritance? The Genetics Program at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia can broaden your knowledge and understanding of genetic inheritance. Here you will be taken to explore the principles of genetic inheritance more theoretically and practically. We will also reveal to you the importance of genetics in your daily life.

Major courses

1st year

2nd year

3rd year

4th year


Career Prospects

Core lecturers

Prof. Dr. Shahrul Hisham Zainal Ariffin

Stem cells, Molecular biology, Cell biology, Enzymology (

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Shazrul Fazry Sa'ariwijaya

Molecular Biochemistry of Food (

Dr. Herryawan Ryadi Eziwar Dyari

Cell Biology, Aquatic Biology (

Dr. Shairah Abdul Razak

Environmental Genomics, Population and Community Diversity, Quantitative Biology(

Dr. Izwan Bharudin

Molecular Microbiology, Fungal Genomics

Dr. Norfarhan Mohd Assa'ad

Bioinformatics, Population and Comparative Genomics

Entry requirements

General requirement:

  1. Complete 12 years of Primary and High School education; and
  2. Obtain High School (e.g. Higher Secondary Certificate, Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate, Tawjihiyah, Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Atas, High School Diploma); and
  3. Meet minimum English requirement set by faculty; and
  4. Pass UKM interview (if required) ; and
  5. Meet faculty specific requirement;

Specific programme requirement:

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