Undergraduate Studies

Biology is the science of living organisms, relating to major human problems such as starvation, overpopulation, conservation, pollution, and to the entire field of medicine and disease.

Courses offered in Biology focus on the structure, function and evolution of biological systems, from the molecular level up to the ecosystem and biosphere levels.

There are many career opportunities available to graduates in Biology, such as:

  • teaching
  • research in areas such as environmental problems, natural resources, wildlife management, conservation, pollution and pest control
  • business and industry, including biological supply companies, pharmaceuticals, food and dairy industries and biotechnology
  • medical and dental
  • forensics
  • physiological or microbiological research

UTM Biology currently offers BSc, MSc, and PhD degrees in the Biological Sciences, as well as MSc degrees in Biotechnology and in Biomedical Communications, plus a BSc in Forensic Science.