Top 5 Universities to Study Biomedical Science in Malaysia 2020

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Biomedical Science is about the study of the human body, its structure and function in health and disease. It is essential for biomedical scientists to fully understand medical biochemistry, microbiology, pharmacology, cell, and molecular biology, anatomy, physiology, infectious diseases, and neuroscience.

Joining the biomedical science course will provide you the opportunities to learn about the molecular basis of diseases and build a basic understanding of the analysis of scientific data and the undertaking of biomedical research. It is beneficial for you to participate in various research in order to build up an impressive resume, it will be the crucial element in aiming towards the head of lab position.

Is Biomedical Science right course for you?

Keen Interest in Bioscience

Bioscience is the study of living things, you must possess an interest in study bioscience. For every bioscience student, having a talent for science is crucial in achieving success, such as achieve good grades in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. The majority of the courses in Bioscience will provide a deeper understanding of life sciences, from anatomy and cell biology to microbiology and genetics.

Attention to detail with a High Level of Accuracy

Being a scientist, you would need to have a high level of accuracy when performing experiments and recording results, a small error or mistake will have a significant impact on your experiment. As a biomedical scientist, you will be handling the testing and analyzing medical samples to treat diseases, therefore, being precise is crucial.

Subjects of Biomedical Science

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology

General Qualifications

In order to enter into Biomedical Science courses, you will generally need:
Programmes Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Science
    • STPM: Minimum GPA of 2.33 in 2 subjects: Biology, Physics, or Chemistry; or
    • A-Level: Minimum Grade D in 2 subjects: Biology, Physics, or Chemistry; or
    • Australian Matriculation: Minimum of ATAR 75 including 2 subjects: Biology, Physics, Chemistry; or
    • UEC: Minimum 5Bs including 2 subjects: Biology, Physics, Chemistry; or
    • Diploma/Foundation: Minimum CGPA of 2.75, and
    • MUET Band 3 or IELTS 5.5 or  TOEFL 550
Note: The information displayed above may vary between universities, colleges, and institutions.

Career Options for Biomedical Science

  • Biological Engineer
  • Biotechnician
  • Child Health Specialist
  • Community Health Educator
  • Cytologist
  • Dietician
  • Drug Developer
  • Endocrinologist

1. University of Nottingham

Campus: Semenyih, Selangor

Biomedical Sciences BCs (Hons)
General Intake: September
Indicative fee of 3-years (Full-time) (2019): RM135,000

2. Monash University

Campus: Bandar Sunway, Subang Jaya

Bachelor of Biomedical Science
General Intake: February
Indicative fee of 3-years (Full-time) (2019): RM130,500

Master of Biomedical Science
General Intake: Enquire Here
Indicative fee of 2-years (Full-time) (2019): RM82,200

3. Taylor's University

Campus: Subang Jaya, Selangor

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons)
General Intake: March & August
Indicative fee of 3.5-years (Full-time) (2019): RM110,250

4. Sunway University

Campus: Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya

BSc (Hons) Biomedicine
General Intake: January, March & August
Indicative fee of 3-years (Full-time) (2019): RM99,920

5. Segi University

Campus: Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons)
General Intake: May & September
Indicative fee of 3-years (Full-time) (2019): RM89,800

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