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.

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.

 

Intakes

January, March & August

 

Duration

3 Years (full-time)

 

Career Prospects

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

 

Programme Structure

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

  • Social & Professional Responsibilities
  • Research & Publications
  • Biochemistry
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Sensation & Perception
  • Human Molecular Genetics

  • Medical Microbiology
  • Cell & Tissue Culture

  • Social Psychology
  • Development Psychology

  • Immunology
  • Neurobiology
  • Research Project
  • Internship
  • Biodiversity
  • Health and Safety in Laboratory Management


for Local Student
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Philosophy and Current Issues
  • 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
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Community Service

Entry Requirement

STPM
Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (Minimum 2 principals)

Biomedicine programme requires 14 points and minimum of Grade D in two of the following subjects; Biology, Physics/ Mathematics, Chemistry

A-Level

Minimum 12 points (Minimum Grade D in at least 2 subjects).
Biomedicine programme requires minimum of Grade D in two of the following subjects; Biology, Physics/ Mathematics, Chemistry.

Australian Matriculation
ATAR 60

Canadian Matriculation
60%

Monash University Foundation Year
60%

Sunway Foundation in Science Technology
CGPA 2.30

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
Maximum 26 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs)

International Baccalaureate (IB)
Completed with minimum 25 points (excluding bonus points)

 

Specific Requirements

STPM/Pre-University

For Biology with Psychology and Medical Biotechnology
Possess SPM or its equivalent with three (3) credits in Mathematics, one science subject and one any other subject

For Biomedicine Programme
2 principals in two of the following subjects at STPM/Pre-University/Matriculation level in: Biology, Physics/Mathematics or Chemistry)


The International Preparatory Programme (IPP) is an intensive six-month preparatory programme. International students or candidates from certain countries that want to take Sunway University’s certain degree programmes (for eg programmes in partnership with Lancaster University), they will need to take and pass our online six-month International Preparatory Programme (IPP) to be eligible to enrol on a Sunway degree programme that also leads to a degree certificate awarded by Sunway’s partner institution.

Students are required to pass all the subjects with C and above to qualify for this.

 

English Language Requirements

IELTS or equivalent 6.0
MUET Band 4
SPM English B3 or B+
UEC English B4
O-Level English (1119)Credit 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: The credit requirement at SPM level can be waived should the grades obtained at the Pre-University level are equivalent or higher.

 

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