Bachelor of Science (BSc) Ecology and Biodiversity, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

Designed for students interested in environmental issues and the impact of living organisms on the environment, the Bachelor of Science (Ecology and Biodiversity) programme offers unique modules of subjects of the natural sciences.

The programme delivers a complete and all-encompassing study of biological variety, however, the programme also offers great chance for specialisation, be it plant, avian or marine life. The Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Biodiversity allows students to combine a specialised subject, dealing with ecological and biodiversity issues, with the general flexibility of a science degree.

This programme is a major in Ecology and Biodiversity. Upon graduation, candidates will be conferred with Bachelor of Science degree.

Career Opportunities

  • Environmental Consultant
  • Land Management Consultant
  • Environmental Surveyor
  • Researcher for Scientific Research Organisations, National Parks and Conservation Agencies
  • Teacher / Professor

Course Modules

Core Subjects:

  • Professional Morals and Ethics
  • Islamic Civilization and Asian Civilization (TITAS) (Paper I)
  • Islamic Civilization and Asian Civilization (TITAS) (Paper II)
  • Information Skills
  • Thinking and Communication Skills
  • The Origin and Fundamentals of Science
  • Science, Culture and Religion
  • Science and Current Society
  • Biostatistics / Statistics
  • Life Processes
  • Cell Biology
  • Biology of Organisms
  • Population Biology
  • Biology Practical
  • Basic Mycology
  • The Process of Genetics and Organisms Evolution
  • Plant Structure and Function
  • Lower Plant
  • Higher Plant
  • Ornithology
  • Biology of Invertebrates
  • Human Biology
  • Insect Biology
  • Mammalogy
  • Herpetology
  • Icthiology
  • Tropical Forest Ecology
  • Marine Ecosystems
  • Limnology
  • Advanced Ecology
  • Ecological Methods and Analysis
  • Topics in Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Industrial Training in Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Plant Reproduction Biology
  • Plant Population Biology
  • Economic Botany
  • Biology of Seaweed
  • Applied Phycology
  • Plant Preparation, Curation and Inventory
  • Marine Planktology
  • Applied Mycology
  • Plant Systematics
  • Agricultural Entomology
  • Parasitology
  • Biology of Wildlife
  • Aquaculture
  • Animal Systematics
  • Comparative Neurobiology
  • Fishery and Science Management
  • Behaviour Ecology and Ethology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecophysiology and Crop Productions
  • Weed Ecology and Management
  • Parasite Ecology and Epidemiology
  • Molecular ecology
  • Coral Reef Ecology
  • Ecotourism
  • Coastal Zone Management
  • Swimming and Diving Science
  • Soil Ecology
  • Advanced Quantitative Ecology
  • Ecophysiology of Marine Organisms
  • Industrial Ecology

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Institute of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science
University of Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur,

Phone: +6(03)7967 4118
Fax: +6(03)7967 4178