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Our Master of Science programme is research-based, designed to provide students with a deep immersion into the research process and foster a passion for discovery. We believe in providing students with hands-on experience in conducting cutting-edge research in various areas of biosciences. Through this immersive research experience, we aim to ignite your curiosity, develop your critical thinking skills, and cultivate a lifelong passion for scientific exploration.


During the programme, you will have the opportunity to work closely with renowned faculty members who are experts in their respective fields. They will guide and mentor you throughout your research journey, offering invaluable insights and support. You will be exposed to state-of-the-art research facilities, cutting-edge technologies, and specialized resources that will facilitate your research work.


Intake Month

February, April, June, September and October

Study Options

Full time or part time

by MQA



Study Programme

2 to 4-year (full time) or 3 to 6-year (part time)

Interested to know more? Start your journey with us now.

Come join us for the Postgraduate Open Day 2023! Happens on 2,3,9,10 December (Saturdays and Sundays).* 
Turn your knowledge into purpose for real-world impact. Explore our world-class learning environment and industry connections, propelling you to success at our elite institution, ranked among Asia's Top 50 and the World's Top 1%. 
*Held concurrently with Taylor's Open Day


Key Highlights of Master of Science


This Master in Science is designed to provide you with an in-depth understanding of your chosen area within the field of Science. You will engage in a rigorous curriculum that combines theoretical knowledge with practical applications, ensuring that you gain a comprehensive mastery of the subject matter.


In addition to acquiring subject-specific expertise, we place great importance on developing your leadership qualities. Through collaborative projects, interactive discussions, and experiential learning opportunities, we will nurture your leadership potential and empower you to become a capable leader in your field.



  • Full time
    2 - 4 years
  • Part time
    3 - 6 years

Note: All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

Research Methodology

Research Methodology

Students are required to pass the Research Methodology modules (6 credit hours) in the first year of their candidature.

Key Research Areas

Key Research Areas

At Taylor's University, we believe research can help shape the future. Our postgraduate research programmes cover a broad range of topics with the aim to help shape the future in the aspects of society, technology, economy, and environment.


Interested to know more?


Food Science and Nutrition

A far reaching area, this cluster seeks new insights into probiotics, live 'friendly' microbes that protect and prevent against disease, food supplements, nutraceuticals, encapsulation controlled release of food bioactive components and advanced processing technologies.


Health Sciences

This cluster encompasses research in infectious diseases which looks at disease causing agents and the drugs or chemicals that kill or slow them down. This cluster also addresses growing health problems in society especially molecular mechanism in the progression and treatment of diabetes and cancer


Applied Biodiversity

This cluster investigates the use and conservation of biological resources. Application of this knowledge results in a more sustainable utilisation and protection of biological resources in areas such as environmental management, bioremediation, aquatic and plant biotechnology and industrial chemistry.

Hiring Graduate Students

Hiring Graduate Students

More than 300 postgraduates have chosen Taylor's to fulfill their research aspiration. Join us and contribute to our innovative and progressive research projects here.

Are you ready to take the next step in your academic journey? Our programme offers an exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about the field of Master of Science. To ensure a smooth admission process, please take note of our entry requirements listed below.



Bachelor's Degree in Science (Tier 1)

With CGPA equal or more than 2.75 with research project component in related field or 2 years working experience in Science related industry; OR


Bachelor's Degree in Science (Tier 2)

With CGPA less than 2.75 but more than 2.50, candidates will be subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR


Bachelor's Degree in Science (Tier 3)

With a CGPA less than 2.50 but more than 2.00, recognized by the Malaysian or National Government, AND a minimum of 5 years related working experience; OR

Other Qualifications

Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government or accepted by the Taylor's University Senate, AND any of the above conditions would require student's research proposal to be approved


International Students

For international students: IELTS 5.0 / TOEFL 40 (Internet Based Test) (May join IEN preparatory course and achieve the IELTS score) The validity of the IELTS or equivalent is within 2 years from the date of the examination.

Note:  All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.


When you've successfully completed this Master of Science programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

  • Food/Pharmaceutical Scientist
  • Biotech Specialist
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Lab Manager
  • Quality Assurance
  • Healthcare Administrator

Master of Science

I am Approximate Total Fees
Local Student
MYR 33,100 (Full-time) 
MYR 29,870 (Part-time)
International Student
USD 11,265 (Full-time)

We offer scholarships to help brightest minds

reach their fullest potential.

Note: Fees will be reviewed annually. For the avoidance of doubt, Taylor’s reserves the right to revise the fee payable for any given semester.