BSc (Hons) Biomedicine

School of Science and Technology


About The Programme

Get involved in the healthcare sector with this medically-orientated degree. Biomedicine is a branch of medical science that deals with the development of treatments for current and emerging threats to human health. This programme imparts the knowledge of biochemistry, cell biology, genetics and physiology which are important for modern medicine and public health. Graduates will develop fundamental skills in critical thinking, problem solving, and communication which are important skills to excel in the world of medicine.



January, March & August



3 Years (full-time)


Career Prospects

  • Academia
  • Biomedical Research
  • Clinical Research Scientists
  • Government Healthcare
  • Policy Maker
  • Pharmaceutical and Food Industries


Validated by

Lancaster University


Programme Structure

  • General Microbiology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Basic Biostatistics
  • Basic Biochemistry
  • English for Life Sciences
  • Ethics in Healthcare Science
  • Histology and Histopathology Techniques
  • Human Physiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Basic Genetics

  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Medical Statistics and Epidemiology
  • Histopathology and Cytology Practice
  • Human Molecular Genetics
  • Current Issues in Biomedical Sciences
  • Medical Immunology
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Medical Entomology
  • Social and Professional Responsibilities

  • Cell and Tissue Culture
  • Molecular Diagnostics

  • Haematology and Transfusion Science
  • Parasitology and Virology
  • Infection, Immunity, Inflammation and Therapy
  • Clinical Biochemistry Practice
  • Research and Publications
  • Internship
  • Research Project

  • Neurobiology
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Bioinformatics

for Local Student
  • Islamic and Asian Civilisations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Community Project
  • 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 Project

Entry Requirement

Average B- or CGPA 2.67 (2 principals in two of the following subjects: Biology, Physics/ Mathematics and Chemistry

Minimum 14 points. Minimum Grade D in two of the following subjects: Biology, Physics/ Mathematics and Chemistry

Australian Matriculation

Canadian Matriculation

Monash University Foundation Year

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)

Other Diploma

Any other recognised Diploma in related field with minimum CGPA of 2.75.

Any other recognised Diploma below CGPA 2.75 and a minimum of 3 years working experience in related field will be considered on a case-to-case basis.


Specific Requirements

For Malaysian students entering using an entry qualification whereby the medium of instruction is not in English, MQA requires the student to possess a MUET or international English proficiency qualification in order to register for the programme.


Pass in two of the following subjects: Biology, Physics/Mathematics, Chemistry, and/or have experience and strong interest in Biological Sciences.


English Requirements

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



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