CENTRE FOR FOUNDATION STUDIES

CENTRE FOR FOUNDATION STUDIES

Department of Biology

Contact Info

Centre for Foundation Studies

International Islamic University Malaysia
Gambang Campus,
Administration Building,
Jalan Gambang-Maran,
26300 Gambang,
Pahang Darul Makmur,Malaysia
Phone: +609 518 3400


Registration & Scheduling Matters

Phone: +609 518 3418
Ext: 3486/3485/4322/4323

Examination & Graduation Matters
Phone: +609 518 3418
Ext: 3487/3593/3594

Any matters related to CFS, please email 

to: cfs.enquiry@iium.edu.my



Department of Biology


Organisational Chart



Overview

The Department of Biology was established in June 2010. This department functions as a preparatory platform to provide the knowledge and skills in the field of Biology. There are three programmes under the purview of Biology Department: Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

 

Objectives

  • To offer Biology courses for students taking Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing, Allied Health Science and Biological Science programmes.
  • To provide the students with Biology knowledge and scientific skills which are required by bachelor degree programmes at Kulliyyah level.
  • To develop the softskill in preparation to Kulliyyah entry and workplace

 

Course Syllabus

The department offers three (3) courses:


Biology 1 (BIO0415)

Course Synopsis:

This course will cover the following topics: the origin of life; the important organic compounds, their structures and roles in the living organism: ultrastructure and functions of cell components; activities across the cell membrane; cell cycle; cellular respiration; photosynthesis; the concepts and mechanism of heredity and genetics; genetic change and variation; concepts of protein synthesis and gene regulation; biotechnology; population genetics. 



Assessment Methods Weightage:

Methods

                 Percentage

Assignment

                      30%

Project

                      20%

Presentation

                      10%

End of Semester Exam

                      40%

TOTAL

                      100%

 

 

 

Biology 2 (BIO0425)

Course Synopsis:

This course will cover the following topics: the variety of tissues within the animal and plant body, the study of life processes in plants and animals with emphasis on gaseous exchange, transport and circulation, hormones, nervous system, locomotion and support system, homeostasis, biodiversity, reproduction, development, immunology, ecology and population ecology. The course will also serve to instill the Islamic approach towards the relationship between man, his environment and his role as vicegerent as ordained by his Creator.



Assessment Methods Weightage:

Methods

                 Percentage

Assignment

                       30%

Project

                       20%

Presentation

                       10%

End of Semester Exam

                       40%

TOTAL

                       100%

 



Practical Biology (BIO0401)

Course Synopsis:

This course will provide hands-on experience in handling the microscope, laboratory equipment, identification of human and plant tissues, identification of mammalian skeleton, rat dissection, chi square test, water quality test, classification of organisms and application of scientific methods.



Assessment Methods Weightage:

Methods

                      Percentage

Report

                             60

Project

                             30

Test

                            10

TOTAL

                            100