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BSc (Hons) Biology with Psychology

BSc (Hons) Biology with Psychology

School of Science and Technology


JPT/BPP(U) (N/421/6/0011/ FA2014)03 / 18

About The Programme

The BSc (Hons) Biology with Psychology is an exciting and innovative programme that allows you to combine the study of human biology with courses in behavioural science. This is a truly unique programme, which will equip graduates with the knowledge and skills in neuroscience to pursue exciting careers ranging from clinical research in the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare industry, food industry to law. This degree could also be your passport to further study and secure a career in drug discovery or academia, anywhere in the world.

Alongside your academic studies, you will also have the opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial skills and also gain experience working in business or industry through our highly-valued internship. This experience will give you the edge that you need to start you on your future career.

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Career Prospects

  • Pharmaceutical Product Specialist
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing Director
  • Clinical Trials Manager
  • Neuroscience Research Scientist
  • Pharmaceutical Research & Development Director
  • Academia (Science Educator)


Programme Structure

  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • English for Life Sciences
  • Introduction to Organic Chemistry
  • Human Anatomy
  • Cell Biology
  • Human Physiology
  • Impact of Microbes on Human Life
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • Communication Skills
  • Principles of Genetics
  • Biochemistry
  • Human Molecular Genetics
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Social and Professional Responsibilities
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Biodiversity
  • Elective: Social Psychology/ Developmental Psychology
  • Neurobiology
  • Internship
  • Bioinformatics
  • Research Project
  • Immunology
  • Research and Publications

For Local students:

  • Islamic and Asian Civilisations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

For International students:

  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Malaysian Studies 3
  • Community Service

Entry Requirement

STPM Average B- or CGPA 2.67 (minimum 2 Principals)
A Level minimum 14 points
Australian Matriculation ATAR 65
Canadian Matriculation 65%
MUFY 65%
Sunway Foundation in Science and Technology CGPA 2.5
UEC Maximum 24 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs excluding Chinese and non-academic subjects)
IB Completed with minimum 26 points (excluding bonus points)

Other Qualifications
Any other equivalent qualifications.

Applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis

Specific Requirements

Pre-University Pass 2 Science Subjects OR have experience/ strong interest in Biological Sciences


English Language Requirements

TOEFL 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), 80 (internet-based)
PTE Acedemic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)
MUET Band 5
SPM English A2 or A-
UEC English B3
O-Level English (1119) B3
Sunway Intensive English Programme Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
ESL/ English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English


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