Bachelor of Science Education (BScEd), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

Although primarily designed to create knowledgeable, fundamentally and technically sound Science educators for use in public or private schools of higher learning, graduates of the Bachelor of Science Education can qualify for a host different careers in science-based industries. The solid grounding in fundamental and experimental science and the training in teaching pedagogy provide good practical experience in science education.

This programme offers students to major in either Physics, Biology or Chemistry. Upon graduation, candidates will be conferred with Bachelor of Science Education degree.

Career Opportunities

  • Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) teacher at upper secondary level in schools.
  • Lecturer in pre-university colleges and matriculation centres.
  • Progress to post-graduate programmes (M. Sc. and PhD) in various areas in Science and Science Education.

Course Modules

Core Subjects:

  • Ethnic Relationships
  • Professional Morals and Ethics
  • Islamic Civilization and Asian Civilization (TITAS) I&II
  • Information Skills
  • Thinking and Communication Skills
  • Geological Science
  • Basic Mathematics Methods
  • Early Mathematics Methods
  • Waves and Vibration
  • Thermal Physics
  • Modern Physics
  • Basic Electronics
  • Experimental Methods
  • Physics Practical
  • Basic Physics Practical
  • Electronics Practical
  • Teaching Physics using Compueters Practical
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Mathematics Methods
  • Mechanics
  • Statistical Physics
  • Magnetism and Electrics
  • Optics Instrumentation
  • Computer and Education
  • Geological Science
  • Basic Mathematics for Chemistry
  • Chemistry Principles
  • Inorganic Chemistry I, II&III
  • Organic Chemistry I, II&III
  • Physical Chemistry I, II&III
  • Molecular Spectroscopy and Interpretation
  • General Chemical Analysis
  • General Industrial Chemistry
  • Nuclear Chemistry
  • General Polymer Chemistry
  • Computational Chemistry I
  • General Environmental Chemistry
  • Laboratory Management and Safety
  • Chemical Analysis and the Environment
  • Polymer and Industrial Chemistry
  • Computers in Chemistry
  • Computation for Education
  • Geological Science
  • Life Processes
  • Cell Biology
  • Organisms Biology
  • Population Biology
  • Biology Practical
  • Human Biology
  • Structure and Function of Plants
  • Environmental Pollution
  • Human and Animal Physiology
  • Histology
  • Genome Organisation and Cytogenetics
  • Basic Genetics
  • General Microbiology
  • Physiology of Plants
  • Ecology of Tropical Forests
  • Basic Biochemistry
  • Introductory Bioinformatics
  • DNA Recombinant
  • Tissue Culture and Criopreservation
  • Nutrition Science

**Subjects are dependant on the Major chosen.

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Faculty of Science
University of Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur,

Phone: +6(03)7967 4277 / 4379 / 4223 (Undergraduate)
Fax: +6(03)7967 4376 / 7956 6343

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