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

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

Graduates of MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons) can look forward to career opportunities such as biomedical scientists, health specialists, health educators, pathologists, laboratory technicians, pharmacologists, microbiologists, environmental scientist 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.



Programme Structure

YEAR 1 - SEMESTER 1
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1 Basic Biostatistics BMC 111
2 Laboratory Science & Instrumentation I BMC 112
3 English For Academic Purpose ENG 6112 / BMU 114
4 TITAS (Tamadun Islam Dant Asia) – For National Students MPU 3123 / BMU 115
5 Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students MPU 3173/ BMU 115
6 Basic Chemistry BME 117
7 Basic Haematology BMC 122
8 Medical Parasitology & Entomology BMC 213
YEAR 1 - SEMESTER 2
NO SUBJECT CODE
9 Hubungan Etnik - For National Students MPU 3113 / BMU 116
10 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students MPU 3213 / BMU 116
11 Basic Cytology BMC 121
12 Basic Microbiology BMC 123
13 Basic Pathology BMC 124
14 Basic Transfusion Science & Blood Banking BMC 125
15 English for Academic Writing ENG 6212 / BMU 126
16 Principles of Laboratory Animal Sciences BME 127
*Student takes either one of the module

YEAR 2 - SEMESTER 3
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17 Human Anatomy and Physiology I BMC 211
18 Medical Microbiology I BMC 212
19 Human Biochemistry I BMC 214
20 Laboratory Management BMC 412
21 Laboratory Science and Instrumentation II BMC 317
22 Basic Immunology BMC 221
23 Health Informatics BMC 224
YEAR 2 – SEMESTER 4
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24 Cell Biology and Genetics BMC 222
25 Clinical Biochemistry I BMC 223
26 Human Biochemistry II BMC 228
27 Human Anatomy & Physiology II BMC 225
28 Medical Microbiology II BMC 226
29 Basic Pharmacology BMC 227
30 Environmental Microbiology BME 215
YEAR 3 – SEMESTER 5
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31 Advanced Immunology BMC 311
32 Advanced Transfusion Science & Blood Banking BMC 312
33 Advanced Pathology & Cytology BMC 313
34 Clinical Biochemistry II BMC 314
35 Epidemiology BMC 315
36 Human Genetics BMC 316
37 Health and Community BME 216
YEAR 3 – SEMESTER 6
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38 Advanced Microbiology BMC 321
39 Advanced Haematology BMC 322
40 Molecular Biology Techniques BMC 323
41 Molecular Pathophysiology BMC 324
42 Psychology & Behavioural Sciences BMC 325
43 Research Methodology BMC 326
YEAR 3 – SEMESTER 7
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44 Biomedical Practicum BMC 331
YEAR 4 – SEMESTER 8
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45 Research Project* BMC 413
46 Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences BMC 414
47 Toxicology BMC 415
48 Entrepreneurship (MPU2) MPU 3243 / BMU 415
49 Youth Development (MPU3) MPU 3312 / BMU 417
YEAR 4 – SEMESTER 9
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50 Case Study and Problem Solving BMC 421
51 Personal & Professional Development BMC 423
52 Community Service MPU 3423 / BMU 417

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 Programme (CIMP)/Monash University Foundation Pre-University Programme (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 accredited 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