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Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences

Offered by: MAHSA University

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Exam BodyDual Award with Anglia Ruskin University (A.R.U.)
Course Duration4 Yrs
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Fees96640(FT)/88400(PT)
Fees (International Student)Refer to Univ.
CampusPetaling Jaya Campus
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Bioscience and Nursing
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
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MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons) is a 4-year programme tailored for individuals who are looking for a career in biomedical science in the areas of research and development, diagnostics, or production.

During the programme, students will explore subjects such as biology, chemistry, physiology, pharmacology, statistics, genetics, immunology, molecular and cellular biology, pathology, histology, haematology, epidemiology, toxicology, and neuroscience.

Graduates of MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons) can look forward to career opportunities such as biomedical scientists, health specialists, health educators, pathologists, laboratory technicians, pharmacologists, microbiologists, environmental scientist and numerous other important roles in the biomedical sphere.

Most importantly, MAHSA’s graduates can be assured that they will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills that will enable them to contribute to the ultimate betterment of humankind.

Mode of StudyMixed
Course Description

MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons) is a 4-year programme tailored for individuals who are looking for a career in biomedical science in the areas of research and development, diagnostics, or production.

During the programme, students will explore subjects such as biology, chemistry, physiology, pharmacology, statistics, genetics, immunology, molecular and cellular biology, pathology, histology, haematology, epidemiology, toxicology, and neuroscience.

Graduates of MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons) can look forward to career opportunities such as biomedical scientists, health specialists, health educators, pathologists, laboratory technicians, pharmacologists, microbiologists, environmental scientist and numerous other important roles in the biomedical sphere.

Most importantly, MAHSA’s graduates can be assured that they will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills that will enable them to contribute to the ultimate betterment of humankind.

Curriculum

Year 1-Semester 1

Basic BiostatisticsBMC 111 
2Laboratory Science & Instrumentation IBMC 112
3English For Academic PurposeENG 6112 / BMU 114
4TITAS (Tamadun Islam Dant Asia) – For National StudentsMPU 3123 / BMU 115
5Malaysian Studies 3 - For International StudentsMPU 3173/ BMU 115
6Basic ChemistryBME 117
7Basic HaematologyBMC 122
8Medical Parasitology & EntomologyBMC 213

 

Year 1 Semester 2

9Hubungan Etnik - For National StudentsMPU 3113 / BMU 116
10Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International StudentsMPU 3213 / BMU 116
11Basic CytologyBMC 121
12Basic MicrobiologyBMC 123
13Basic PathologyBMC 124
14Basic Transfusion Science & Blood BankingBMC 125
15English for Academic WritingENG 6212 / BMU 126
16Principles of Laboratory Animal SciencesBME 127

 

Year 2 Semester 3

17Human Anatomy and Physiology IBMC 211
18Medical Microbiology IBMC 212
19Human Biochemistry IBMC 214
20Laboratory ManagementBMC 412
21Laboratory Science and Instrumentation IIBMC 317
22Basic ImmunologyBMC 221
23Health InformaticsBMC 224

 

Year 2 Semester 4

24Cell Biology and GeneticsBMC 222
25Clinical Biochemistry IBMC 223
26Human Biochemistry IIBMC 228
27Human Anatomy & Physiology IIBMC 225
28Medical Microbiology IIBMC 226
29Basic PharmacologyBMC 227
30Environmental MicrobiologyBME 215

 

Year 3 Semester 5

31Advanced ImmunologyBMC 311
32Advanced Transfusion Science & Blood BankingBMC 312
33Advanced Pathology & CytologyBMC 313
34Clinical Biochemistry IIBMC 314
35EpidemiologyBMC 315
36Human GeneticsBMC 316
37Health and CommunityBME 216

 

Year 3 Semester 6

38Advanced MicrobiologyBMC 321
39Advanced HaematologyBMC 322
40Molecular Biology TechniquesBMC 323
41Molecular PathophysiologyBMC 324
42Psychology & Behavioural SciencesBMC 325
43Research MethodologyBMC 326

Year 3 Semester 7

44Biomedical PracticumBMC 331

 

Year 4 Semester 8

45Research Project*BMC 413
46Special Topics in Biomedical SciencesBMC 414
47ToxicologyBMC 415
48Entrepreneurship (MPU2)MPU 3243 / BMU 415
49Youth Development (MPU3)MPU 3312 / BMU 417

 

Year 4 Semester 9

50Case Study and Problem SolvingBMC 421
51Personal & Professional DevelopmentBMC 423
52Community ServiceMPU 3423 / BMU 417
Entry Requirements

Pass STPM/Matriculation/Pre-University or equivalent qualification with minimum GPA 2.33 in 2 of the following subjects: Biology/Physics or Mathematics/Chemistry

A-Levels or equivalent qualification with minimum Grade D in 2 of the following subjects: Biology/Physics or Mathematics/Chemistry

Recognized Diploma with minimum CGPA of 2.75 in related field

Recognized Diploma with CGPA less than 2.75 in related field and a minimum of 3 years (36 months) working experience in the related field

South Australian Matriculation (SAM): Score 14 in 3 subjects including Chemistry & Mathematics & Biology/Physics)

New Zealand Bursary: Aggregate 65% for 3 subjects including Chemistry & Mathematics & Biology/Physics

 

Canadian Pre-University (CPU)/Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP)/Monash University Foundation Pre-University Programme (MUFY)/Western Australian Curriculum Council/Trinity College Foundation Studies/Higher School Certificate - Sydney Australia: Aggregate 60% for 3 Science subjects including Chemistry & Mathematics & Biology/Physics

University of New South Wales Foundation: Pass with 3 Principal D for 3 subjects including Mathematics & Chemistry & Biology / Physics

Indian Pre-University: 75% aggregate for 3 subjects including Chemistry & Mathematics & Biology/Physics

American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP): CGPA 2.60 for 3 subjects including Chemistry & Mathematics & Biology/Physics

English Proficiency: Malaysian candidates: MUET Band 3 or IELTS (5.5)/TOEFL (550)

International candidates: IELTS (5.5)/TOEFL (550) paper based or equivalent

Intake Months

April/ Oct

Career Prospects
  • Since the training is broad-based, graduates have a wide range of career choices. Graduates with this degree have excellent career prospects in:

    • Hospital pathology services
    • Biomedical research at universities and research institutions
    • Pharmaceutical industries
    • Biotechnology industries
    • Diagnostics industries
    • Veterinary or animal science
    • Forensic science
    • Scientific departments of the civil service
    • Teaching
    • Scientific writing

    The Biomedical Science degree is also a stepping stone for graduates to continue their studies in medicine, dentistry or to a higher degree in science MSc, PhD.

    Graduates in biomedical sciences may progress to acquire MBAs to hold managerial positions in health-related industries.

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


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