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Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons)

Offered by: Management & Science University (MSU)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees94080/Course
Fees (International Student)154715/Course
FacultyFaculty of Health & Life Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

The main objective of The Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons) programme is to produce graduates with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of all major areas of the biomedical and clinical sciences, with opportunity for a degree of specialisation. The programme introduces modern laboratory techniques and encourages students to relate what they have learned in class with the latest development in this field. This programme has strong emphasis on research which will be a great advantage for graduates who are inclined towards health science research. Through its curriculum which integrates the knowledge, attitude, and skill components, the graduates are prepared to meet the challenging endeavour as a professional biomedical scientist. The competence in both diagnostic and clinical aspects of the curriculum will certainly be great advantage in their future undertakings. Biomedical graduates from this programme may also further their studies towards masters, doctorate level or pursue a professional degree in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy through MSU’s International Student Exchange Program (ISEP).

Curriculum

Core Subjects

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Immunology & Serology
  • Medical Parasitology
  • Haematology & Phlebotomy
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Public Health
  • Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Histology Techniques
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biostatistics
  • Biochemistry
Entry Requirements

(i) A pass in STPM/Matriculation/A-Level/Pre-University programme or its equivalent, with minimum 2.50 CGPA in the following subjects:

  • Biology/Physics
  • Chemistry

    and

    Pass SPM/ O Level with 5 credits, where 3 credits must be from the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • English

 

OR

 

(ii) Pass Foundation programme from Monash University, AIMST University or UNISEL, or its equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 in the following subjects:

  • Biology/Physics
  • Chemistry

    and

    Pass SPM/ O Level with 5 credits, where 3 credits must be from the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • English

 

(iii) Pass The South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with minimum score of 65% - 70% in the following subjects:

  • Biology/Physics
  • Chemistry

    and

    Pass SPM/ O Level with 5 credits, where 3 credits must be from the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • English

 

OR

 

(iv) Pass Canadian Pre University Programme (CPU) with minimum score of 80% in the following subjects:

  • Biology/Physics
  • Chemistry

    and

    Pass SPM/ O Level with 5 credits, where 3 credits must be from the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • English

 

OR

 

(v) Pass Universitas Gadjah Mada Pre-University Programme with minimum CGPA 2.50 in the following subjects:

  • Biology/Physics
  • Chemistry

    and

    Pass SPM/ O Level with 5 credits, where 3 credits must be from the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • English

 

OR

 

(vi) Pass MSU Foundation programme or its equivalent from any higher learning institution with minimum CGPA of 2.50 in the following subjects:

  • Biology/Physics
  • Chemistry

    and

    Pass SPM/ O Level with 5 credits, where 3 credits must be from the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • English

 

OR

 

(vii) Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 in relevant field from any recognised institution;

OR

 

(viii) Diploma in relevant field with CGPA less than 2.75 and at least 3 years of working experience in relevant field;

OR

 

(ix) Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in 5 subjects;

OR

 

(x) Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

Intake Months

February, July & September

Career Prospects

Graduates from this programme can look forward to a successful career as Biomedical Scientist, Medical Laboratory Manager, Research Officers, Healthcare Officers, Academicians, Underwriters for Medical Insurance Companies and etc.

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


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