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Course Duration:
(42 m) 3 years 6 months
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Subang Jaya
Location of Study:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Awarding University:
Taylor's University

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons)

  Institution: Taylor’s University

Field Of Study:
Health, Medicine & Welfare
Level Of Study:
Course Subject:
Biomedical Science
Course Intake:
August, March

The programme exposes students to the latest developments in the field of medicine, health sciences and biomedical science research.

Students will explore a number of essential topics including anatomy, biochemistry, clinical chemistry, genetics, immunology, microbiology, pathology, pharmacology, physiology and legal, social and ethical issues. They will also be equipped with skills in research methodology and laboratory management.

Through this programme, we are able to produce competent biomedical scientists who are dedicated to advancing human health by developing new diagnostics and treatment approaches, as well as strategising preventive measures.

Specialisation Options

  • Opportunity for students to explore their passion through specialisation in one of five areas, namely Drug Discovery & Development, Microbiology, Human Nutrition, Entrepreneurship or Communication.

Strong Background in Research & Development

  • Opportunity to undertake research projects on topics such as infectious diseases, novel drugs and drug target interactions, human genetics and immunology.
  • Guidance from experts who are specialists in their respective research clusters.
  • Develop skilled graduates who can contribute actively to R&D efforts in the biomedical science industry.

Dynamic Internship Programme

  • 4-6 months industrial attachment to develop practical and relevant skills for future employment.

Entry Requirements

  • Taylor’s Foundation in Science (FIS): Pass with min. CGPA 2.50. Min. CGPA 2.50 including Chemistry and Biology / Physics
  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM): Min. CGPA 2.33 for 3 subjects.
    Min. CGPA 2.50 including Chemistry and Biology / Physics (with min. C in any of the above subjects)
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)*: Min 5Bs including Chemistry and Biology / Physics
  • A Levels:Min. CDD / 200 points. (Min. C and D from Chemistry and Biology / Physics)
  • Australian Matriculation (SAM): ATAR 65 with min. Grade C+ in Chemistry and Biology / Physics
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU): Min. average of 70% in 6 subjects. (Min. average of 60% in Chemistry and Biology / Physics)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB): Min. 24 points in 6 subjects including min. 5 points at Higher Level (HL) in Chemistry and Biology / Physics
  • Matriculation in Science: Min. CGPA 2.33 for 3 subjects.
    Min. CGPA 2.50 including Chemistry and Biology / Physics
  • Other Qualifications: Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Pre-Condition (* Except UEC):

  • SPM / O Level, pass with 5 credits, 3 of which must be from either Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics or English.

English Requirements:

  • IELTS: Band 6.0
  • TOEFL: 79 (Internet Based Test)
  • MUET: Band 4
  • UEC English: B4
  • O Level: Grade C
  • 1119 (GCE-O): Grade B

Note:Students who have completed a full year preparatory / foundation study in English may be exempted from meeting the English requirements.

Career Options

  • Bioentrepreneur
  • Bioinformatician
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Clinical Biochemist
  • Clinical Cytogeneticist
  • Clinical Molecular Geneticist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Geneticists
  • Haematologist
  • Health & Safety Officer
  • Immunologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Patent Examiner
  • Research Scientist (Medical)
  • Toxicologist

Programme Structure

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Principles of Life Sciences
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • MPU (U1) – Module 1*
  • MPU (U1) – Module 2*
  • MPU (U2)*

Semester 2

  • Principles of Biochemistry
  • Physical & Inorganic Chemistry
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Eukaryotic Cell Biology
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I

Short Semester

  • Instrumental Science
  • MPU (U3)*
  • MPU (U4)*

Year 2

Semester 3

  • Microbial Genetics & Physiology
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Elective
  • Elective

Semester 4

  • Human Molecular Genetics
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Genes & Tissue Culture Technology
  • Immunology
  • Elective

Year 3

Semester 5

  • Research & Laboratory Management
  • Pharmacology
  • Human Pathology
  • Research Project I
  • Elective

Semester 6

  • Research Project II
  • Toxicology
  • Elective
  • Elective

Year 4

Semester 7

  • Industrial Attachment


Specialisation in Drug Discovery & Development

  • Principles of Drug Discovery & Development
  • Natural Product
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Formulation & Product Development
  • Design & Management of Clinical Research
  • Analytical Chemistry

Specialisation in Microbiology

  • Food Microbiology
  • Virology
  • Pathogenesis of Microorganisms
  • Mycology
  • Applied & Industrial Microbiology
  • Epidemiology & Public Health

Specialisation in Human Nutrition

  • Introduction to Food Science & Nutrition
  • Introduction to Human Nutrition
  • Nutrition in Health & Diseases
  • Nutraceuticals & Functional Food
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Herbal Food

Specialisation in Entrepreneurship

  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Entrepreneurship & Small Business

Specialisation in Communication

  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Communication Theories
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Public Relations Principles
  • Visual Communication
  • Media Writing

* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.

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