Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Bioinformatics

(R/481/6/0708) 02/21 (A6684)

Bioinformatics is dynamic and evolving, representing one of the most rapidly growing and challenging areas in science and technology today.

The MMU Bioinformatics programme is a balance of IT and Life Sciences plus training in specific applications. A significant component of our programme is practical laboratory experience and problem-based learning, alongside student presentations and lectures in small classes. Projects and Industry experience add another dimension to the knowledge gained in lectures.

PROGRAMME EDUCATION OBJECTIVES

  • To produce bioinformatics professionals who are able to adopt appropriate methodologies and techniques to provide computing solutions based on relevant knowledge and technical skills in the fields of study in line with the industry requirements.
  • To produce bioinformatics professionals who have leadership skills, autonomy and responsibility and communicate effectively with discipline-related stakeholders.
  • To produce bioinformatics professionals who uphold ethical and professional practices in maintaining self and professional integrity.
  • To produce bioinformatics professionals who have positive attitudes, commitment for lifelong learning and entrepreneurial mind-set within industry for self and career progression.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES

  • Describe and demonstrate knowledge of sciences and computing fundamentals in bioinformatics field.
  • Apply a range of essential methods and procedures to solving a broad range of problems in bioinformatics field.
  • Convey bioinformatics related ideas and solutions through effective interaction with diverse stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate professional and ethical practices in delivering services related to bioinformatics field.
  • Communicate effectively, and function individually or in teams, with a capability to be a leader.
  • Identify, formulate and provide creative, innovative and effective solution to bioinformatics related field problems.
  • Use digital and numeracy skills as well as a broad range of information, media and technology applications to solve problems in bioinformatics field.
  • Engage in self-directed lifelong learning and demonstrate entrepreneurial competency to deliver solutions in bioinformatics field.

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Bioinformatician, Biology Researcher in the health care industry
  • Biology researcher in the biomedical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies
  • Biology researcher in the agricultural industry and environmental management industry
  • Biology researcher in the forensics centre, research institutions and universities

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STAFF

Ts. Dr. Ng Chong Han

Senior Lecturer

Ong Chia Sui

Senior Lecturer

Ali Afzalian Mand

Lecturer

Ts. Amelia Kassim

Lecturer

Ts. Dr. Chong Lee Ying

Lecturer

Ts. Dr. Chong Siew Chin

Deputy Dean / Senior Lecturer

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Goh Kah Ong Michael

Associate Professor

Ts. Dr. Goh Pey Yun

Lecturer

Prof. Ts. Dr. Heng Swee Huay

Professor

Ho Yean Li

Lecturer

Jaya Kumar Krishnan

Lecturer

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Kalaiarasi Sonai Muthu

Associate Professor

Ts. Khoh Wee How

Lecturer

Prof. Ts. Dr. Lau Siong Hoe

Dean / Professor

Ts. Dr. Law Check Yee

Foundation Senior Lecturer

Ts. Dr. Lee Chin Poo

Senior Lecturer

Ts. Dr. Leow Meng Chew

Senior Lecturer

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Lew Sook Ling

Associate Professor

Ts. Liew Tze Hui

Lecturer

Ts. Dr. Lim Kian Ming

Senior Lecturer

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Md. Shohel Sayeed

Associate Professor

Mohd Fikri Azli Abdullah

Lecturer

Ts. Dr. Nazrul Muhaimin Ahmad

Lecturer

Ts. Dr. Neo Han Foon

Senior Lecturer

Ts. Dr. Subarmaniam Kannan

Lecturer

Ts. Ibrahim Yusof

Lecturer

Ts. Dr. Ong Lee Yeng

Lecturer

Prof. Ts. Dr. Ong Thian Song

Deputy Dean / Professor

Ts. Dr. Ooi Shih Yin

Senior Lecturer

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Pang Ying Han

Associate Professor

Ts. Roy Chang Kwang Yang

Lecturer

Ts. Dr. Siti Fatimah Binti Abdul Razak

Deputy Dean / Lecturer

Ts. Siti Zainab Ibrahim

Lecturer

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Tan Choo Kim

Associate Professor

Ts. Tan Choo Peng

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Tan Joon Liang

Senior Lecturer

Prof. Ts. Dr. Tan Shing Chiang

Professor

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Tee Connie

Associate Professor

Ts. Teo Chuan Chin

Lecturer

Ts. Dr. Wee Kuok Kwee

Senior Lecturer