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HERE'S WHY UCSI IS YOUR #1 CHOICE

UCSI is Malaysia’s best private university for two years in a row. The rankings further solidified the university’s standing as one of the best in the country.

UCSI is one of Malaysia’s best for graduate employability after the university was ranked as one of the top universities that produces the most employable graduates.

*Source by Graduate Employability Ranking 2020

UCSI is the first in Southeast Asia to facilitate industry placement for students each year. UCSI has over 4,200 global companies as partners under its Co-Op programme.

*Source by Co-Operative Education Report (Edition 14/2017-2018)

One in five of UCSI students are awarded with merit based government scholarships or grants, which is a special trait of the university that benefits students greatly.

Advantages

PROVEN TRACK RECORDS

Our alumni have gone on to chart global careers at Harvard and Hong Kong. Our students constantly win intervarsity awards.

FIRST MOVER ADVANTAGE

UCSI is the first private university in Malaysia to offer Biotechnology, Food Science and Aquatic Science programmes.

AWESOME FACILITIES

Experience cutting-edge science in a dynamic environment that features multiple state-of-the-art science labs, modern classrooms and engaging learning spaces.

PROGRAMMES

Course Duration

  • 1 Years

Course Location

  • Kuala Lumpur , Kuching

Intakes

  • January, March, May and September
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Course Duration

  • 3 Years

Course Location

  • Kuala Lumpur

Intakes

  • January, May and September

Career in:

  • Aquaculture Entrepreneurs – Main roles include disseminating information on techniques and the latest technology to cultivate ornamental fishes, corals and other marine organisms.
  • Researchers – Often called aquaculture farm managers, hatchery managers, fisheries officers, research officers, and science officers, researchers study the creatures found in aquatic environments.
  • Aquarists – They maintain exhibits at large public aquariums, while also teaching their colleagues and other interested people about aquariums and aquatic exhibits.
  • Aquaculture Farmer – They raise fish and shellfish for a variety of uses such as food, bait, or breeding stock. Basic animal care, water quality maintenance, and personnel management duties may be a part of an aquaculture farmer’s position (both technician and management positions are available in the aquaculture industry).
  • Food Scientists/Quality Control Inspectors – Ensure that products (seafood) meet standards of quality and safety.
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Course Duration

  • 4 years

Course Location

  • Kuala Lumpur

Intakes

  • January, May and September

Career in:

  • Health and Nutrition Advisor – responsible for providing health and nutrition education to clients who have completed a health risk assessment.
  • Nutrition Educator/Counsellor – help develop programmes to educate a certain population group about nutrition, general health and holistic wellness practices.
  • Consultancy/Private Practice – counsel consumers on specific issues such as lifestyle modification, healthy eating and food choices, weight management, fitness, nutrition, and prevention of health-related conditions.
  • Public Health Nutritionist – coordinate and implement nutrition policies and may be involved with special programmes that promote healthy lifestyles, physical fitness and nutritional well-being of the targeted population groups.
  • Nutrition Executive (Sales and Marketing) – responsible for the execution of marketing plans to assist with promotions and to educate the public on nutritional products, new customer identification, as well as the development and implementation of sales plans for new accounts with the focus on building a customer database for sales of the nutritional products.
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Course Duration

  • 3 years

Course Location

  • Kuala Lumpur

Intakes

  • January, May and September

Career in:

  • Research and development of products and processes
  • Supervision of food manufacturing processes
  • Food engineering support
  • Marketing and sales
  • Product support and promotion
  • Consulting laboratories
  • Government organisations
  • Food scientists
  • Food microbiologists
  • Flavour chemists
  • Food safety inspectors
  • Community and university educators
  • Scientific writers
  • Researchers
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Course Duration

  • 3 Years

Course Location

  • Kuala Lumpur

Intakes

  • January, May and September

Career in:

  • Research and Development (R&D) in research institutes; universities; agricultural, clinical and forensic laboratories
  • Quality control and quality assurance of pharmaceutical, health care and other industrial products
  • Clinical research co-ordination in hospitals and pharmaceutical firms
  • Bioinformatics Computational Analysis
  • Management
  • Intellectual Property (IP) and Patent Law
  • Sales and support services for the biotechnology industry, ecology, waste management and environmental pollution control
  • Venture capitalist business
  • Biotechnology technopreneurships
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Course Duration

  • 3 Years

Course Location

  • Kuala Lumpur

Intakes

  • January, May and September

Career in:

  • Researchers – Often called marine biologists, aquatic biologists or aquatic ecologists, researchers study the creatures found in aquatic environments. They usually spend their time teaching, gathering data, and conducting experiments.
  • Biotechnologists – Use marine organisms to develop human medicines and other health aids.
  • Environmental Planners – These professionals work with governments, as well as builders and other private companies to ensure that development does not encroach on fragile aquatic and wetland environments.
  • Aquarists – They maintain exhibits at large public aquariums, while also teaching their colleagues and other interested people about aquariums and aquatic exhibits.
  • Veterinarians – They help doctors take care of animals, and some of them specialise in the care of fish and other aquatic animals.
  • Fish and Game Warden – They monitor wilderness areas, manage native species, and ensure that hunters and fishermen comply with state and federal laws (as well as any additional local regulations).
  • Aquaculture Farmer – They raise fish and shellfish for a variety of uses such as food, bait, or breeding stock. Basic animal care, water quality maintenance, and personnel management duties may be a part of an aquaculture farmer’s responsibilities (both technician and management positions are available in the aquaculture industry).
  • Food Scientists/Quality Control Inspectors – ensure that products (seafood) meet standards of quality and safety.
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Course Mode

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Course Duration

  • Minimum 1 year – Full time study
  • Minimum 2 years – Part time study

Course Location

  • Kuala Lumpur

Intakes

  • January, May and September

Career in:

The most common career options include nutritionists, nutritional health educators, nutritional counsellors, private or industry consultants, public health nutritionists or nutrition executives. Overall, nutrition postgraduates can embark into their careers in various settings including community nutrition centres, government agencies, private industries, non-profit organisations, work independently in one’s own practice, engage in nutritional research and scientific work, or gain admission into any nutrition- related PhD programmes.

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Course Mode

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Course Duration

  • Minimum 1.5 Years of Full-time study
  • Minimum 3 Years of Part-time study

Course Location

  • Kuala Lumpur

Intakes

  • January, May and September

Career in:

  • Food manufacturing to meet increasing consumer demand for healthy and nutritious food
  • Production supervision / management, manufacturing, waste and environmental management
  • Quality assurance and food safety
  • Food chemistry
  • Food microbiology
  • Food engineering support- process and equipment optimisation
  • Research and development of new food products and processing technologies
  • Marketing and sales
  • Civil service at government and regulatory bodies like the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Health, among others
  • Academia – Teaching and research positions at universities (Basic and applied)
  • Involvement with international organisations like the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
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Course Mode

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Course Duration

  • Minimum 1.5 Years of Full Time study
  • Minimum 2 Years of Part Time study

Course Location

  • Kuala Lumpur

Intakes

  • January, May and September

Career in:

This programme promotes and nurtures lifelong scholarship and deep learning for career and personal advancements, thus, enhancing employability and other inter-alia skills essential to handle the daily challenges in the ever-growing realms of Biotechnology. Overall, postgraduates can embark into their career-choices in biotechnology that is related to medicine, health, food and beverage, wine, agriculture, chemical and environmental industries or be an entrepreneur upon completion of this programme.

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Course Mode

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Course Duration

  • Minimum 1.5 Years of Full Time study
  • Minimum 3 Years of Part Time study

Course Location

  • Kuala Lumpur

Intakes

  • January, May and September

Career in:

This programme promotes and nurtures lifelong scholarship and deep learning for career and personal advancement which enhances employability and other inter alia skills in the challenging Biotechnology field. Overall, biotechnology postgraduates can embark into their careers in the medical, health, food and beverage, wine, agricultural, chemical and environmental industries or into any Biotechnology-related PhD programme or be entrepreneurs upon completion of this programme.

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Course Mode

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Course Duration

  • 2 Years

Course Location

  • Kuala Lumpur

Intakes

  • January, May and September

Career in:

This programme promotes and nurtures lifelong scholarship and deep learning for career and personal advancements to enhance employability and other inter alia skills in handling the daily challenges of the ever-growing realms of Applied Sciences, i.e Biotechnology or Food Science. Overall, postgraduates can embark into their career-choices in areas related to the medical, health, food and beverage, wine, agricultural, chemical and environmental industries or into any relevant PhD programmes or become an / a academic / researcher upon completion of this programme.

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Course Mode

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Course Duration

  • 3 Years

Course Location

  • Kuala Lumpur

Intakes

  • January, May and September

Career in:

Higher education institutes, government agencies, research institutes as well as any other companies that require knowledge worker.

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SCHOLARSHIPS AND
EDUCATION GRANTS

UCSI UNIVERSITY TRUST SCHOLARSHIP

  • Applied for all programmes.
  • Open for Malaysian and international students.
  • Full or partial tuition fee waiver.

UCSI UNIVERSITY TRUST GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

  • Applied for all postgraduate programmes.
  • Open for Malaysian and international students.
  • Full or partial tuition fee waiver.

UCSI UNIVERSITY TRUST EDUCATION GRANT 2020

  • Student with good academic achievements and active participation in extra-curricular activities.
  • Applied for foundation study leading to degree programme, diploma programme or degree programmeition fee waiver.
  • Open for Malaysian students.
  • Partial tuition fee waiver.

CONTACT US

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Contact Number
(+603) 9101 8882