M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Entomology

University Sains Malaysia

12 months
2500 USD/year
1586 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Applied Entomology programme is offered at the School of Biological Sciences from University Sains Malaysia.


The Applied Entomology programme from University Sains Malaysia specializes in many aspects of entomology and offer training in the following areas of research: aquatic entomology, urban & structural entomology, chemical ecology, insect biochemistry and physiology, insect-plant interactions, molecular entomology, pest management, medical entomology, vector ecology & control and insect systematics. In addition, the School of Biological Sciences also houses the Vector Control Research Unit (VCRU), a leading centre in vector and urban pest control research in Asia. 


The unit is equipped with various facilities in insecticide resistance, toxicology and analysis, space spray applications, household and public health insecticide formulations and excellent rearing facilities for many species and strains of vector mosquitoes, cockroaches, flies, household ants and subterranean & drywood termites.

Programme Structure

Research areas include:

  • Medical Entomology
  • Urban & Industrial Entomology
  • Agriculture Entomology
  • Insect Pest Management
  • Aquatic Entomology
  • Molecular Entomology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum CGPA of 2.75/4.00 for BSc in Biology or equivalent; or
  • CGPA below 2.75/4.00 for BSc in Biology or equivalent with additional requirements

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    1586 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 793 USD per semester during 12 months.

Full time local: Tuition Fee (Semester) : 3,350.00 MYR

Part time

Local: Tuition Fee (Semester) : 2,775.00 MYR

International: Tuition Fee (Semester) : 1,113.00 USD

Living costs for George Town

1755 - 2203 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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