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Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons)

Offered by: Quest International University (QIU)
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course DurationFull-time: 4 years. Part-time: 6 years.
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Fees (International Student)Refer to the University
FacultyFaculty of Medicine
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

QIU’s Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Honours) is a comprehensive programme that aims to train students in various disciplines of medical sciences, allowing them to take up responsibilities in diverse fields. The course provides the students with a systematic understanding of the fundamentals of human biology and medical sciences, including a coherent and detailed knowledge of structure and functioning of the human body, biochemistry, pharmacology and the pathophysiology of infectious and non-infectious diseases in order to maintain and promote health.

An in-depth understanding of laboratory working protocol, safety issues, principles of experimental design, theory and practical application of modern research techniques is provided to prepare them for new and innovative ways to diagnose medical illnesses. The students are also equipped with knowledge of bioinformatics, health informatics, bioethics and entrepreneurial skills in order to prepare them for the future challenges they are likely to face.

Through group work of information gathering, literature reviewing, report writing, poster and oral presentations, the students will acquire a strong command of scientific writing, presentation and communication skills. The curriculum helps the students to attain a level of conceptual understanding in carrying out research projects and other laboratory work which enables them to formulate and develop hypotheses and solve problems using relevant techniques. This will help them to take up responsibilities that involve research and development.

The graduates will be equipped to pursue careers in diverse fields related to health, scientific research and industries in competitive national and international environments.

Entry Requirements
English Proficiency for Foreign Student IELTS 5.5 | TOEFL 550
Matriculation / Pre-University / Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) programme or equivalent Pass with minimum GPA 2.33 in two (2) of the following subjects:


  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics / Mathematics
General Certificate of Education Advanced (”A”) Level or equivalent qualification  


A minimum Grade D in two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics / Mathematics


Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)



Pass with a minimum of Grade B in five (5) subjects including Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics

Recognised Diploma in a related field  


Minimum CGPA 2.75




CGPA less than 2.75 with minimum of 3 years (36 months)

working experience in the related field.

Other Qualifications Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government
Intake Months

April, July, September/October

Career Prospects
  • Clinical Biochemist
  • Molecular Geneticist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Microbiologist
  • Hematologist
  • Academic and research positions in universities / research institutes / hospitals
  • Administrative and consultant positions in pharmaceutical and medical instrument and other health-related industries

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

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