Course Details

BSc (Hons) Biomedicine

Sunway University




  • Description

    Get involved in the healthcare sector with this medically-orientated degree. Biomedicine is a branch of medical science that deals with the development of treatments for current and emerging threats to human health. This programme imparts the knowledge of biochemistry, cell biology, genetics and physiology which are important for modern medicine and public health. Graduates will develop fundamental skills in critical thinking, problem solving, and communication which are important skills to excel in the world of medicine.

    Field of Study

    Medicine & Healthcare

    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. Minimum Grade D in two of the following subjects: Biology, Physics/ Mathematics and Chemistry

  • UEC

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

  • Matriculation /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 (2 principals in two of the following subjects: Biology, Physics/ Mathematics and Chemistry

  • Others

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

    Specific Requirements

    Pre-University: Pass in two of the following subjects: Biology, Physics/Mathematics, Chemistry, and/or have experience and strong interest in Biological Sciences.

  • Direct Entry to Year 2 of Degree

    Any other recognised Diploma in related field with minimum CGPA of 2.75.

    Any other recognised Diploma below CGPA 2.75 and a minimum of 3 years working experience in related field will be considered on a case-to-case basis.

  • English Requirements

    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

    Specific Requirements

    For Malaysian students entering using an entry qualification whereby the medium of instruction is not in English, MQA requires the student to possess a MUET or international English proficiency qualification in order to register for the programme.

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    Human Physiology

    General Microbiology

    Basic Biochemistry

    Human Anatomy

    Basic Biostatistics

    English for Life Sciences

    Cell Biology

    Clinical Chemistry

    Basic Genetics

    Histology and Histopathology Techniques

    Communication Skills

    Ethics in Healthcare Science

  • Year 2

    Medical Biochemistry

    Human Molecular Genetics

    Medical Microbiology


    Medical Immunology

    Medical Entomology

    Pharmacology and Toxicology

    Medical Statistics and Epidemiology

    Social and Professional Responsibilities

    Current Issues in Biomedical Sciences

    Histopathology and Cytology Practice

    Electives (choose 1)

    Cell and Tissue Culture

    Molecular Diagnostics

  • Year 3

    Haematology and Transfusion Science

    Parasitology and Virology

    Infection, Immunity, Inflammation and Therapy

    Clinical Biochemistry Practice

    Research and Publications


    Research Project

    Electives (choose)


    Pharmaceutical Technology


  • Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies Subjects:

    for Local Student

    Islamic and Asian Civilisations

    Ethnic Relations

    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

    Malaysian Studies 3

    Community Project

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 77,300 (USD 18,405)

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