BSc (Hons) Medical Biotechnology
JPT/BPP(U) (R/545/6/0023/ FA2463) 04/23

School of Science and Technology

 

About The Programme

The development of medical biotechnologies is one of the major success stories of the last 20 years, and continues to revolutionise the world of medicine. Exciting new developments have led the way to new treatments to combat previously life-threatening diseases and to improve the quality of life. This programme will lead you through some of the most important developments, helping you to understand them and opening up a future world of innovation and discovery.

Graduates of the programme will find rewarding careers in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as in the health sector and in public policy, as society grapples with the complex issues that the rapidly changing world of medical biotechnology brings with it.

With a focus on developing research skills, this programme equips you for further studies at Masters or even PhD level, that can lead to cutting edge medical biotechnology discovery.

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 Research & Development
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing Director
  • Clinical Trial Manager
  • Clinical Research Scientist
  • Biomedical & Biotechnology Research Scientist
  • Medical & Scientific Product Specialist
  • Medical Laboratories Director
  • Academia (Science Educator)

 

Dual Degree Awarded by

Lancaster University

Programme Structure

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

  • Biochemistry
  • Human Molecular Genetics
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell and Tissue Culture
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Social and Professional Responsibilities
  • Medical Biotechnology
  • Elective: * Biodiversity
    * This is an optional subject for BSc (Hons) Medical Biotechnology and is subject to space availability.
    * BSc (Hons) Medical Biotechnology students can choose either Biodiversity or Current Issues in Biomedical Sciences
    .

  • Immunology
  • Pharmaceutical technology
  • Internship
  • Research & Publications
  • Bioinformatics
  • Research Project

Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies subjects


for Local Student
  • 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 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

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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