Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons)

MAHSA University

Program Description

Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons)

MAHSA University

Program Overview

MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons) is a 4-year program tailored for individuals who are looking for a career in biomedical science in the areas of research and development, diagnostics, or production.

During the program, students will explore subjects such as biology, chemistry, physiology, pharmacology, statistics, genetics, immunology, molecular and cellular biology, pathology, histology, hematology, epidemiology, toxicology, and neuroscience.

Graduates of MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons) can look forward to career opportunities such as environmental scientists, health specialists, health educators, pathologists, laboratory technicians, pharmacologists, microbiologists and numerous other important roles in the biomedical sphere.

Most importantly, MAHSA’s graduates can be assured that they will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills that will enable them to contribute to the ultimate betterment of humankind.

Program Structure

Semester 1

  • Basis Biostatistics BMC 111
  • Laboratory Science & Instrumentation BMC 112
  • English For Academic Purpose ENG 6112/ BMU 114
  • Titas (Tamadun Islam Dant Asia)- For National Students MPU 3123/ BMU 115
  • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students MPU 3173/ BMU 115
  • Basic Chemistry BME 117
  • Basic Haematology BMC 122
  • Medical Parasitology & Entomology BMC 213

Semester 2

  • Hubungan Etnik – For National Students MPU 3113/ BMU 116
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2- For International Students MPU 3213/ BMU 116
  • Basic Cytology BMC 121
  • Basic Microbiology BMC 123
  • Basic Pathology BMC 124
  • Basic Transfusion Science & Blood Banking BMC 125
  • English For Academic Writing ENG 6212/ BMU 126
  • Principles Of Laboratory Animal Sciences BME 127

Semester 3

  • Human Anatomy And Physiology I BMC 211
  • Medical Microbiology I BMC 212
  • Human Biochemistry I BMC 214
  • Laboratory Management BMC 412
  • Laboratory Science And Instrumentation II BMC 317
  • Basic Immunology BMC 221
  • Health Informatics BMC 224

Semester 4

  • Cell Biology And Genetics BMC 222
  • Clinical Biochemistry I BMC 223
  • Human Biochemistry II BMC 228
  • Human Anatomy And Physiology II BMC 225
  • Medical Microbiology II BMC 226
  • Basic Pharmacology BMC 227
  • Environmental Microbiology BME 215

Semester 5

  • Advanced Immunology BMC 311
  • Advanced Transfusion Science & Blood Banking BMC 312
  • Advanced Pathology & Cytology BMC 313
  • Clinical Biochemistry II BMC 314
  • Epidemiology BMC 315
  • Human Genetics BMC 316
  • Health And Community BME 216

Semester 6

  • Advanced Microbiology BMC 321
  • Advanced Haematology BMC 322
  • Molecular Biology Techniques BMC 323
  • Molecular Pathophysiology BMC 324
  • Psychology & Behavioural Sciences BMC 325
  • Research Methodology BMC 326

Semester 7

  • Biomedical Practicum BMC 331

Semester 8

  • Industrial Training BMC 411
  • Research Project BMC 413
  • Special Topics In Biomedical Sciences BMC 414
  • Toxicology BMC 415
  • Entrepreneurship (Mpu 2) BMU 415 / MPU 3243
  • Comparative Religion (Mpu 3) BMU 416 / MPU 3312

Semester 9

  • Case Study And Problem-Solving BMC 421
  • Personal & Professional Development BMC 423
  • Community Service BMU 417/3423

Entry Requirement

  • Pass STPM/Matriculation/Pre-University or equivalent qualification with minimum GPA 2.33 in 2 of the following subjects: Biology/Physics or Mathematics/Chemistry
  • A-Levels or equivalent qualification with minimum Grade D in 2 of the following subjects: Biology/Physics or Mathematics/Chemistry
  • Recognized Diploma with minimum CGPA of 2.75 in related field
  • Recognized Diploma with CGPA less than 2.75 in related field and a minimum of 3 years (36 months) working experience in the related field
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM): Score 14 in 3 subjects including Chemistry & Mathematics & Biology/Physics)
  • New Zealand Bursary: Aggregate 65% for 3 subjects including Chemistry & Mathematics & Biology/Physics
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)/Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP)/Monash University Foundation Pre-University Program (MUFY)/Western Australian Curriculum Council/Trinity College Foundation Studies/Higher School Certificate - Sydney Australia: Aggregate 60% for 3 Science subjects including Chemistry & Mathematics & Biology/Physics
  • University of New South Wales Foundation: Pass with 3 Principal D for 3 subjects including Mathematics & Chemistry & Biology / Physics
  • Indian Pre-University: 75% aggregate for 3 subjects including Chemistry & Mathematics & Biology/Physics
  • American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP): CGPA 2.60 for 3 subjects including Chemistry & Mathematics & Biology/Physics
  • English Proficiency: Malaysian candidates: MUET Band 3 or IELTS (5.5)/TOEFL (550)
  • International candidates: IELTS (5.5)/TOEFL (550) paper-based or equivalent

Career Opportunities

  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Hospitals
  • Community Health Centres
  • Biotechnology companies
  • Universities
  • Biomedical research institutes
  • Forensic laboratories
  • Food production companies
  • Medical diagnostics
  • Dentistry

Advantages

  • Quality: The Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons) is designed in consultation with a panel of local and international experts, resulting in a highly sought after curriculum that combines theoretical learning and practical sessions in laboratories and hospitals.
  • Affordable: Tuition fees for the Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons) are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to a good quality education.
  • Recognition: The Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons) is approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and recognized by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia.
  • Awarded by MAHSA University: The Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons) is awarded by MAHSA University, a leader in Medical and Health Science Education in Malaysia.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 26, 2017
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