BSc (Hons) Biology with Psychology

School of Science and Technology

Sunway University Business School


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.

On successful completion of the programme, the graduates will also be awarded with a degree from Lancaster University. They will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.



January, April & August



3 Years (full-time)


Career Prospects

  • Clinical research scientist
  • Academia
  • Medical and scientific product specialist
  • Pharmaceutical research and development


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

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

Average B- or CGPA 2.67 (Minimum 2 principals)

Minimum 14 points

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)


Specific Requirements

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


English Language Requirements

IELTS or equivalent 6.0
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.

For more info, contact our education counsellors online

Christopher Ong (for international enquiry)


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