Course Details

BSc (Hons) Biology with Psychology

Sunway University




  • Description

    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.

    This degree is validated by Lancaster University and upon successful completion of the programme, graduates are awarded two certificates; one from Sunway University and another from Lancaster University.

    Field of Study

    Science (Life Science, Physical Science, Applied Science)

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees

    RM 77,300 (USD 18,405)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    January, March & August

Entry Requirements

  • A-Level

    Minimum 14 points

  • UEC

    Maximum 24 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs excluding Chinese and non-academic subjects)

  • Matric/Foundation

    Australian Matriculation ATAR 65

    Canadian Matriculation 65%

    Monash University Foundation Year 65%

    Sunway Foundation in Arts

    Sunway Foundation in Science Technology CGPA 2.5


    Average B- or CGPA 2.67 (Minimum 2 principals)

  • Others

    International Baccalaureate Completed with minimum 26 points (excluding bonus points)

    Specific Requirements

    Pass 2 science subjects OR have experience/strong interest in biological sciences.

    Note: Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Other Qualifications

    Any other equivalent qualifications

    Applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis

  • English Requirements

    TOEFL 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 internet-based

    IELTS 6.0

    PTE Academic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)

    MUET Band 5

    SPM English A2 or A-

    UEC English B3

    O-Level English (1119) 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

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    Cell Biology

    Human Anatomy

    Human Physiology

    Impact of Microbes on Human Life

    Principles of Genetics

    Introduction to Organic Chemistry

    Introduction to Psychology I

    Introduction to Psychology II

    English for Life Sciences

    Communication Skills

  • Year 2



    Human Molecular Genetics

    Medical Microbiology

    Social & Professional Responsibilities

    Abnormal Psychology

    Biological Psychology

    Cognitive Psychology

    Sensation & Perception

    Electives (choose 1)

    Social Psychology

    Developmental Psychology

  • Year 3




    Research & Publications

    Research Project


    Health and Safety in Laboratory Management

  • Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies Subjects:

    for Local Student

    Islamic and Asian Civilisation

    Ethnic Relations

    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

    Malaysian Studies 3

    Community Service

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 77,300 (USD 18,405)

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