BSc (Hons) Biology with Psychology
JPT/BPP(U) (R/421/6/0011/ FA2014) 03/23

School of Science and Technology

 

About The Programme

This exciting and innovative biology degree incorporates behavioural sciences to make it more relevant, relatable, and applicable. With 75% of the subjects focusing on biology, graduates will be equipped with a strong foundation to further their studies in postgraduate level in the area of neuroscience, and in clinical or pharmaceutical research.

Alongside academic studies, there will also be opportunities to develop research skills and practical experience through working on innovative independent research project during the final year.

You will also gain valuable experience working in various healthcare industries during the internship component. These skills will give you an edge, opening up career opportunities in the healthcare sector, pharmaceutical industry, food industries, environmental consultancy and related disciplines, as well as academia.

This degree is validated by Lancaster University and upon successful completion of the programme, graduates are awarded two certificates; one from Sunway University and another from Lancaster University.

 

Intakes

January, March & August

 

Duration

3 Years (full-time)

 

Career Prospects

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

 

Dual Degree Awarded by

Lancaster University

Programme Structure

  • Cell Biology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Impact of Microbes on Human Life
  • Principles of Genetics
  • Introduction to Organic Chemistry
  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • English for Life Sciences
  • Communication Skills

  • Biochemistry
  • Biodiversity
  • Human Molecular Genetics
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Social & Professional Responsibilities
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Sensation & Perception

  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology

  • Bioinformatics
  • Immunology
  • Neurobiology
  • Research & Publications
  • Research Project
  • Internship
  • Health and Safety in Laboratory Management

Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies subjects


for Local Student
  • Islamic and Asian Civilisation
  • 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 Student
  • 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%

Monash University Foundation Year
65%

Sunway Foundation in Arts
-

Sunway Foundation in Science Technology
CGPA 2.5

Unified Examination Certificate
Maximum 24 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs excluding Chinese and non-academic subjects)

International Baccalaureate
Completed with minimum 26 points (excluding bonus points)

 

Specific Requirements

Pass 2 science subjects OR have experience/strong interest in biological sciences.

 

English Requirements

TOEFL 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 internet-based
IELTS 6.0
PTE Academic 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 (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English

 

Note: Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
*Sunway Diploma holders may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.

 

 

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