Course Details

Bachelor in Bioinformatics (Honours)

Management and Science University (MSU)




  • Description

    Bioinformatics is an area of study which intersects biotechnology and computing science. It applies computer science and information technology to processing of biological data. This is a field with enormous possibilities in advancing medicine, agriculture and other biology-related areas. With the support of our lecturers, your analytical and problem-solving skills will be enhanced through collaborative, group-based assessments and projects. Expand your learning horizon by participating in the MSU Global Mobility Programme, which lets you study for one semester or more overseas at MSU’s international partner universities. In your final year, you will undertake an industrial placement to gain real working experience.

    Field of Study

    Computing & IT

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM 75,600 (USD 18,144)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    February, July, September

Entry Requirements

  • A-level

    GCE A-Level with minimum graduation in three (3) subjects;

  • UEC

    Passed UEC with Grade B in five (5) subjects including Mathematics

  • Diploma

    Obtained a Diploma in Computer Science / Software Engineering / Information Technology / Information Systems / equivalent, with 2.50 CGPA and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level; candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level may be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; Candidates presenting a Diploma in Science and Technology with CGPA 2.50 may be admitted subject to rigorous evaluation and a Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level

  • Certificate/Foundation

    Passed Matriculation/Foundation, with 2.00 CGPA and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level; or Certificate/Diploma/other qualifications accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), obtained from MSU College / Polytechnic / other institutions accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia


    Passed STPM/equivalent, with Grade C (2.00 CGPA) in two (2) subjects and Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level or grade C (2.00 CGPA) at STPM level

  • Others

    Passed STAM with Jayyid and Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level; OR
    South Australia Matriculation (SAM) with 65-70% minimum score; OR
    Canadian Pre-University Program (CPU) with 80% minimum score of 80%
    Any other equivalent qualification recognized by MSU Senate

  • English Requirements

    Refer to the university

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    E-Health and Ethics in Bioinformatics

    Cell and Tissue Biology

    General Genetics


  • Year 2

    Molecular Biology

    Data Structure and Algorithm

    JAVA Programming

    Informatics Ecology and Environment

  • Year 3

    Sequence and Structure Analysis


    Industrial Training

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 75,600 (USD 18,144)

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