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Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons)

Course Title : Biomedical Science, Bachelor (Hons)
Course Code : BBM


About the Course
The main objective of The Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons) programme is to produce graduates with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of all major areas of the biomedical and clinical sciences, with opportunity for a degree of specialisation. The programme introduces modern laboratory techniques and encourages students to relate what they have learned in class with the latest development in this field. This programme has strong emphasis on research which will be a great advantage for graduates who are inclined towards health science research. Through its curriculum which integrates the knowledge, attitude, and skill components, the graduates are prepared to meet the challenging endeavour as a professional biomedical scientist. The competence in both diagnostic and clinical aspects of the curriculum will certainly be great advantage in their future undertakings. Biomedical graduates from this programme may also further their studies towards masters, doctorate level or pursue a professional degree in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy through MSU’s International Student Exchange Program (ISEP).

Entry Requirement

(i) A pass in STPM/Matriculation/A-Level/Pre-University programme or its equivalent, with minimum 2.50 CGPA in the following subjects:

  • Biology/Physics
  • Chemistry

    and

    Pass SPM/ O Level with 5 credits, where 3 credits must be from the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • English

    OR

(ii) Pass Foundation programme from Monash University, AIMST University or UNISEL, or its equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 in the following subjects:

  • Biology/Physics
  • Chemistry

    and

    Pass SPM/ O Level with 5 credits, where 3 credits must be from the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • English

(iii) Pass The South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with minimum score of 65% - 70% in the following subjects:

  • Biology/Physics
  • Chemistry

    and

    Pass SPM/ O Level with 5 credits, where 3 credits must be from the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • English

    OR

(iv) Pass Canadian Pre University Programme (CPU) with minimum score of 80% in the following subjects:

  • Biology/Physics
  • Chemistry

    and

    Pass SPM/ O Level with 5 credits, where 3 credits must be from the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • English

    OR

(v) Pass Universitas Gadjah Mada Pre-University Programme with minimum CGPA 2.50 in the following subjects:

  • Biology/Physics
  • Chemistry

    and

    Pass SPM/ O Level with 5 credits, where 3 credits must be from the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • English

    OR

(vi) Pass MSU Foundation programme or its equivalent from any higher learning institution with minimum CGPA of 2.50 in the following subjects:

  • Biology/Physics
  • Chemistry

    and

    Pass SPM/ O Level with 5 credits, where 3 credits must be from the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • English

    OR

(vii) Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 in relevant field from any recognised institution;

    OR

(viii) Diploma in relevant field with CGPA less than 2.75 and at least 3 years of working experience in relevant field;

    OR

(ix) Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in 5 subjects;

    OR

(x) Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

Duration : 3 years

Core Subjects

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Immunology & Serology
  • Medical Parasitology
  • Haematology & Phlebotomy
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Public Health
  • Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Histology Techniques
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biostatistics
  • Biochemistry

Career Prospect
Graduates from this programme can look forward to a successful career as Biomedical Scientist, Medical Laboratory Manager, Research Officers, Healthcare Officers, Academicians, Underwriters for Medical Insurance Companies and etc.

KPT Reference : R/720/6/0009 [JPT/BPP(U)1000-801/33/Jld.4(69)]

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