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Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons)

Offered by: Taylor's University
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees110,250 / course
Fees (International Student)USD 36,677 / course
CampusTaylor's University, Malaysia
FacultyFaculty of Health & Medical Sciences: School of Biosciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

The programme exposes students to the latest developments in the field of medicine, health sciences and biomedical science research.

Students will explore a number of essential topics including anatomy, biochemistry, clinical chemistry, genetics, immunology, microbiology, pathology, pharmacology, physiology and legal, social and ethical issues. They will also be equipped with skills in research methodology and laboratory management.

Through this programme, we are able to produce competent biomedical scientists who are dedicated to advancing human health.



Semester 1
  • Principles of Life Sciences
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • MPU (U1) - Module 1*
  • MPU (U1) - Module 2*
  • MPU (U2)*
Semester 2
  • Principles of Biochemistry
  • Physical & Inorganic Chemistry
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Eukaryotic Cell Biology
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I
Short Semester
  • Instrumental Science
  • MPU (U3)*
  • MPU (U4)*


Semester 3
  • Microbial Genetics & Physiology
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Elective
  • Elective
Semester 4
  • Human Molecular Genetics
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Genes & Tissue Culture Technology
  • Immunology
  • Elective


Semester 5
  • Research & Laboratory Management
  • Pharmacology
  • Human Pathology
  • Research Project I
  • Elective
Semester 6
  • Research Project II
  • Toxicology
  • Elective
  • Elective


Semester 7 Industrial Attachment


Specialisation in Drug Discovery & Development
  • Principles of Drug Discovery & Development
  • Natural Product
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Formulation & Product Development
  • Design & Management of Clinical Research
  • Analytical Chemistry
Specialisation in Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Virology
  • Pathogenesis of Microorganisms
  • Mycology
  • Applied & Industrial Microbiology
  • Epidemiology & Public Health
Specialisation in Human Nutrition
  • Introduction to Food Science & Nutrition
  • Introduction to Human Nutrition
  • Nutrition in Health & Diseases
  • Nutraceuticals & Functional Food
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Herbal Food
Specialisation in Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Entrepreneurship & Small Business
Specialisation in Communication
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Communication Theories
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Public Relations Principles
  • Visual Communication
  • Media Writing


* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU)(i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.
Entry RequirementsSTPM/A Levels/Equivalent
Career Prospects
  • Bioentrepreneur
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Clinical Biochemist
  • Clinical Cytogeneticist
  • Clinical Molecular Geneticist
  • Consultancy
  • Education
  • Geneticist
  • Health & Safety Officer
  • Immunologist
  • Laboratory Technologist
  • Microbiologist (Medical)
  • Quality Assurance Officer
  • Research Scientist (Medical)
  • Sales & Marketing (Pharmaceutical)
  • Science Writers
  • Toxicologist

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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