School of Medical and Life Sciences

School of Science and Technology

The School of Medical and Life Sciences offers education that focuses on the healthcare development of the country. We provide platforms that enhance and enrich the healthcare standards, practice and development in the South East Asia region through training, programmes and clinical research. With a team of dedicated academics and practitioners, our students will experience a positive learning environment that emphasises both knowledge and practical skills in their programme.


The vision is to be a world-class hub for education, research and services in medical and life sciences.


To nurture all-round individuals and devote ourselves to the discovery, advancement, transmission and application of knowledge in medical and life sciences that contribute towards the good health and well-being of our society and global community.

The Goals of the School:

  1. To establish excellent healthcare education and training within Sunway University for the benefit of Sunway Group’s healthcare services
  2. To establish translational clinical research in support of Sunway Medical Centre and additional hospitals in Sunway Group
  3. To develop internationally recognised healthcare ideas, programmes and clinical research that contribute to the enhancement of healthcare standards
  4. To improve the healthcare standards and skills through collaboration and cooperation within industry and academicians
  5. To provide open platforms for healthcare development and clinical research
  6. To improve the quality of healthcare services with the development of new research topics for service enhancement
  7. To expand the network within the Sunway Group and its community


The School comprises five Academic Departments

Department of Biological Sciences

  1. BSc (Hons) Biology with Psychology
  2. BSc (Hons) Medical Biotechnology
  3. BSc (Hons) Biomedicine
  4. Master of Science in Life Sciences
  5. Doctor of Philosophy in Biology

Department of Psychology

  1. BSc (Hons) Psychology
  2. Master of Science in Psychology
  3. Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

Department of Medical Sciences

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Primary Care for Elderly
  2. Master in Medical Science
  3. Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science

Department of Nursing

  1. Diploma in Nursing
  2. Post Basic Certificate in Intensive Care Nursing
  3. Post Basic Certificate in Perioperative Nursing

Research Centres

  1. Center for Vaccine and Virus Research 
  2. Research Centre for Crystalline Materials
  3. Aging Health and Well-being Research Centre (CARE)



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