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M.ENG BIOPROCESS

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1. Program Name

Master of Engineering (Bioprocess)

2. Award Name

Master of Engineering, Specialization: Bioprocess

3. Awarding Institution

UTM

4. Teaching Institution

Faculty of Chemical and Energy Engineering (FKT), UTM

5. Professional or Statutory Body of Accreditation

Not relevant

6. Language of Instruction

English

7. Mode of Study (Conventional, distance learning, etc)

Conventional

8. Mode of Operation (Franchise, self-govern, etc)

Self-govern

9. Study Scheme (Full Time/Part Time)

Full Time

10. Study Duration

Full-time: Minimum 1.5 year

                 Maximum 4 years

No. of semesters

No. of Semesters

No. of Years

Minimum

Maximum

Minimum

Maximum

Norm

3

8

1.5

4

PEO1:   Graduate become the expertise in chemical-bioprocess industry and biotechnology decipline and contributes to national development

PEO2:   Graduate become  creative, innovative and adaptable technology specialist as leaders or team members in their organization and society

PEO3:   Graduate contribute toward the environmental well-being and sustainable development

PEO4:   Graduate has the ability to conduct research and entrepreneurial innovation

PLO1 – Ability to integrate advanced engineering and scientific knowledge in professional practices for the benefits of bioprocess engineering and biotechnology discipline

PLO2 – Ability to formulate hypothesis, design and reorganize experiments/research skill scientifically to solve and evaluate observed phenomena

PLO3 – Ability to analyze problems in bioprocess and biotechnology field using scientific and critical thinking approaches

PLO4 – Ability to demonstrate professional ethics in research and explain ethics related with biotechnology from spiritual and material aspects

PLO5 – Ability to analyze situations, justify and react effectively through oral and written to scientific, industry and public communities

PLO6 – Ability to display lifelong learning skills by conducting independent work with minimum supervision.

PLO8 – Ability to demonstrate team working skills

The MKKB program is offered on full-time with a specific subjects being delivered and assessed in each semester. The short semester is optional but can also be used to offer courses for students to prepare for the final completion of their program. Courses are assessed completely for each semester.

The subjects are categorized as program core, program electives and university elective, such as the followings:

 

Code

Courses

Credit

UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE (3 credits) (Compulsory – Choose 1)

UHAP6013

Seminar Pembangunan Isu-Isu Sosial dan Ekonomi Global

3

UHAW6023

Falsafah Sains dan Pembangunan Sosial

3

UHAF6033

Kepimpinan Dinamik

3

UHAZ6113

Budaya Malaysia I

3

UHAZ6123

Budaya Malaysia II

3

UHAZ6313

Bahasa Malaysia Akademik I

3

UHAZ6323

Bahasa Malaysia Akademik II

3

UDPE1123

Organizational Behavior dan Development

3

UCSM1263

Pengurusan Projek IT

3

ULAJ 6013

Japanese Language for Postgraduates

3

PROGRAM CORE (15 Credits) (Compulsory)

MKKB1103 

Biotechnology for Engineers

3

MKKB1113

Industrial Bioprocessing

3

MKKB1123

Facilities and Infrastuctures in Bioprocess Engineering

3

MKKB1133 

Bioproduct Development

3

UKKP0013

Research Methodology

3

PROGRAM ELECTIVE* (3 Credits) (Compulsory – Choose 1)

MKKK1613

Energy Analysis and Management

3

MKKK1683

Process Integration

3

MKKK1653

Safety and Health in Process Industries

3

MKKK1513

Advanced Transport Phenomena

3

MKKH1373

Human Factor

3

MKKH1513

Environmental Management

3

MKKH1523

Pollution Control Technology

3

MKKT1023

Management of Herbal Quality

3

MKKT1033

Herbal Processing

3

MASTER PROJECT/ DISSERTATION (21 Credits) (Compulsory)

MKKB**80

Dissertation

21

TOTAL CREDIT

42

     *The courses are offered subjected to availability of the courses for the particular semester in the Faculty of Chemical and Energy Engineering.

 

Assessment: 50% examination, 50% research project

 

  1. Candidate must hold a Bachelor Degree in any field of engineering, science or technology with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.0/4.0 or equivalent from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other Institutions of Higher Learning recognized by the Senate. In the case where CGPA is less than 3.0, a minimum of 1 year working experience is needed.
  2. Candidate with other academic background Degree from Institutions of Higher Learning recognized by the Senate with CGPA of 3.0/4.0 must have at least 3 years minimum working experience in the field of biotechnology/bioprocess engineering.
For further enquiries please contact:

Dr. Nor Hasmaliana binti Abdul Manas
Programme Coordinator
Office: +607-5535691
Email: hasmaliana@utm.my