BSc (Hons) Biomedicine

School of Science and Technology

About The Programme

Get involved in the healthcare sector with this medically-orientated degree. Our biomedicine degree provides an ideal platform for careers in biology and biomedicine, including further postgraduate study.

Biomedicine is a branch of medical science that deals with the development of diagnostic modalities and treatments for current and emerging threats to human health. This programme imparts the knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, cell biology and genetics which are important for modern medicine and public health.

Graduates will develop fundamental skills in critical thinking, problem solving, and communication which are invaluable in understanding the global health trends and biomedical research advances.


January, March & August



3 Years (full-time)


Career Prospects

  • Academia
  • Medical/Diagnostic laboratory technicians
  • Clinical research scientists
  • Biomedical scientists
  • Government healthcare policy maker
  • Medical and pharmaceutical product specialists


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
  • Basic Biostatistics
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Ethics in Healthcare Science
  • Histology and Histopathology Techniques

  • Social and Professional Responsibilities
  • Community Service
  • Research & Publications
  • Biochemistry
  • Human Molecular Genetics
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Medical Entomology
  • Medical Statistics and Epidemiology
  • Histology & Cytology Practice

  • Bioinformatics

  • Immunology
  • Neurobiology
  • Research Project
  • Internship
  • Current Topics in Biomedical Sciences
  • Haematology & Transfusion Science
  • Clinical Biochemistry Practice
  • Parasitology & Virology

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

Entry Requirement

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


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

Canadian Matriculation

Monash University Foundation Year

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


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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