OVERVIEW



Immerse yourself in the cutting-edge advancements of medicine, health sciences, and biomedical research through Taylor's Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons) programme. This dynamic programme offers you the opportunity to explore the latest developments in these fields and make meaningful contributions to the world of biomedical science.

 

Our curriculum is carefully crafted to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of biomedical science. You will delve into various disciplines, including anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, pharmacology, and immunology. Through theoretical knowledge and practical laboratory experiences, you will develop the necessary skills to conduct research and analyse scientific data.

School
Biosciences

Intake Month

February, April and September

Study Options

Full time only

Accreditation
by MQA

Overseas Transfer Options

United Kingdom (UK), Canada and Australia

Study Programme

3.5-year

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What Will You Get?

 

After graduating from Taylor's Biomedical Science Programme, you will:

 

Key Highlights of Biomedical Science

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
OVERSEAS TRANSFER OPTIONS
FUTURE CAREERS

The Biomedical Science studies degree programme is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of essential topics in the field. Throughout the programme, you will delve into a range of subjects, including anatomy, biochemistry, clinical chemistry, genetics, immunology, microbiology, pathology, pharmacology, physiology, and legal, social, and ethical issues.

Primary Major

Primary Major

This component consists of Common Core subjects, which are common modules across a discipline that provides the fundamental knowledge of the discipline.

 

Common Core

 

Year 1
  • Basic Anatomy with Histology and Heamatology
  • Basic Pharmacology and Toxicology with Health Informatics
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Principles of Biochemistry
  • Human Physiology
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Human Pathology
  • Instrumentation in Medical Diagnostic, Laboratory Science and Blood Banking 
 
Year 2
  • Medical Parasitology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Immunoloy
  • Applications of Bioinformatics
  • Clinical Genetics
  • Biomedical Practicum (Hospital Attachment module)
Year 3
  • Research and Laboratory Management
  • Research Project
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Applied Nutrition
  • Community Nutrition
  • Epidemiology, Public Health and Bioethics, Biostatistics
  • Industrial Training

Note: All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

University Core

University Core

This component aims to develop critical thinking, build up social intelligence and cultivate civic responsibility as well as broaden cultural knowledge. These consist of compulsory and nationally-mandated study modules required by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.

 

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa
  • Emotional Intelligence in Action
  • Kursus Integriti Dan Antirasuah
  • Social Innovation Project

Note:

  1. Students are requested to take Bahasa Kebangsaan A if they do not obtain a Credit for Bahasa Malaysia in SPM.
  2. All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.
Flexible Education

Flexible Education

The Flexible Education component offers students the flexibility to explore modules in a related or unrelated field, enhancing and complementing their primary major. This component allows students to broaden their knowledge and skills by selecting modules from the same or different schools within the university.

 

Flexible Education can take various forms, including free electives, extensions, minors, or even a second major. These options provide students with the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific area of interest or broaden their understanding by exploring a different field of study.

 

Click here to see a full list of all available Flexible Education Components.

 

You will need to choose one of the package below.

 

Minor

 

You will need to select any Minor packages offered by Taylor's University. We have provided some suggested Minors below, and you can refer to the Flexible Education Guide for the complete list.

  • Mass Communication
  • Education
  • Journalism
  • Event Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Pharmaceutical Industry Practice

The minor offered are subject to availability and you will need to meet the minimum module pre and co-requisite.

Free Electives

 

You will need to select any five (5) of the Free Electives offered by Taylor's University. You can refer to the Flexible Education Guide for the complete list.

 

The free electives offered are subject to availability and you will need to meet the minimum module pre and co-requisite.

Are you ready to take the next step in your academic journey? Our programme offers an exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about the field of Bachelor of Biomedical Science. To ensure a smooth admission process, please take note of our entry requirements listed below.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites

SPM / O-Level with Pre-U / Foundation

Pass SPM / SPMV / O-Level or equivalent with 5 credits (Except for UEC)

SPM / O-Level with Diploma

Pass SPM / O-Level or equivalent with 3 credits for entry with Diploma qualification.

Note:  

All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

Entry Pathway

Entry Pathway

Taylor’s Foundation in Science (FIS)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.50 including GPA 2.33 in (ANY 2) subjects: Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry

 

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

Min. CGPA 2.33 for 2 subjects including GPA 2.33 in (ANY 2) subjects: Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry

 

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Pass with min. 5Bs including (ANY 2): Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry

 

A Levels

Min. DD / equivalent of 120 points including min. D in (ANY 2) subjects: Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry

 

South Australian Matriculation (SAM) / SACE International

ATAR 60 with min. Grade C+ each in (ANY 2) subjects: Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry

Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

Min. average of 60% in 6 subjects including 65% each in (ANY 2) subjects: Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry

 

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Min. 24 points in 6 subjects including min. 5 points at Higher Level (HL) in (ANY 2) subjects: Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry

 

Matriculation in Science

Min. CGPA 2.33 for 3 subjects including (ANY 2) subjects: Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry

 

MUFY

Overall 55% including 65% each in (ANY 2) subjects: Biology, Physics/Mathematics, Chemistry

 

Other Qualifications

Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Application via APEL A is allowed. For the requirements, please refer to the index page.

Notes

All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

English Requirements

English Requirements

IELTS

Band 5.5

 

MUET

Band 3

Pre-University / Diploma

Completed Pre-University / Diploma that was conducted in English.

Note: All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

We provide the option for you to complete your Bachelor of Bioscience (Hons) degree in Biomedical Science through our trusted partner university in the United Kingdom, Australia or Canada.

United Kingdom (UK) 🇬🇧

University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

  • BSc Biomedical Science | 1 + 2 years
  • BSc Biomedical Science with an Industrial Placement Year | 1 + 3 years
  • MBiomed Science Biomedical Science | 1 + 3 years
  • MBiomed Science Biomedical Science with an Industrial Placement Year | 1 + 4 years 
University of Dundee

University of Dundee

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences | 1 + 2 years
  • BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences | 1 + 2 years
  • BSc (Hons) Anatomical Science | 1 + 2 years
  • BSc (Hons) Forensic Anthropology | 1 + 2 years
  • MSc Anatomy & Forensic Anthropology | 3.5 + 1 years
  • MSc Forensic Anthropology | 3.5 + 1 years
  • MSc Forensic Archaeology & Anthropology | 3.5 + 1 years
  • MSc Human Anatomy | 3.5 + 1 years
  • MSc by Research | 3.5 + 1 years
  • MSc Biomedical & Molecular Sciences | 3.5 + 1 years
  • MSc Biomedical & Molecular Sciences with Business | 3.5 + 1 years
  • MSc Biomedical & Molecular Sciences with Management | 3.5 + 1 years
  • MSc Biomedical Sciences with Marketing | 3.5 + 1 years
  • MSc Biomedical Sciences & Molecular Sciences with Entrepreneurship | 3.5 + 1 years
University of The West of England

University of The West of England

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science | 1 + 2 years or 2 + 1 years
University of Bristol

University of Bristol

  • BSc Biomedical Sciences | 1 + 2 years
University of Leeds

University of Leeds

  • BSc Biomedical Sciences | 1 + 2 years
  • BSc Neuroscience | 1 + 2 years
  • BSc Human Physiology | 1 + 2 years
  • BSc Pharmacology | 1 + 2 years
University of Reading

University of Reading

  • BSc Microbiology | 1 + 2 years
  • BSc Biological Sciences | 1 + 2 years
  • BSc Biomedical Sciences | 1 + 2 years
Queen’s University of Belfast

Queen’s University of Belfast

  • BSc Biomedical Sciences | 1 + 2 years
University of Essex

University of Essex

  • BSc Biomedical Science | 1 + 2 years
  • BSc Human Biology | 1 + 2 years
  • BSc Applied Medical Science (NHS Placement) | 1 + 3 years*
  • BSc Biomedical Science (including year abroad) | 1 + 3 years*
  • BSc Biomedical Science (including placement year)  | 1 + 3 years*

 

    *Placement & Year Abroad not guaranteed

Australia 🇦🇺

Griffith University

Griffith University

  • Master of Pharmacy | 3.5 + 2 years
Queensland University of Technology

Queensland University of Technology

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science | 1 + 2 years (Feb), 1.5 + 1.5 years (July)
University of South Australia

University of South Australia

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science | 1.5 + 1.5 years
  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science | 1 + 3 years
  • Bachelor of Human Movement | 1 + 2 years
Deakin University

Deakin University

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science | 1 + 2 years
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science | 1 + 2 years
The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney

  • Bachelor of Science* | 1 + 2 years  
  • Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Advanced Studies*  | 1 + 3 years
  • Bachelor of Science (Medical Science) | 1 + 2 years  
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Medical Science) | 1 + 3 years

  

      *Recommended Sydney Majors/Minors: Applied Medical Science, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biology, Food Science, Genetics and Genomics, Nutrition Science, Pharmacology or Virology

University of Technology Sydney

University of Technology Sydney

  • Bachelor of Medical Science (Medical & Health related Science majors) | 1 + 2 years, 1.5 + 1.5 years
  • Bachelor of Medical Science (Pathalogy major) | 1 + 2 years, 1.5 + 1.5 years
  • Bachelor of Science (Medical Sciene major) | 1 + 2 years, 1.5 + 1.5 years

Canada 🇨🇦 

 

Acadia University

 

  • BSc Biology | 2 + 2 years
  • Bsc Biology and Nutrition | 2 + 2 years

When you've successfully completed this Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

  • Bioentrepreneur
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Clinical Biochemist
  • Clinical Cytogeneticist
  • Clinical Molecular Geneticist
  • Geneticist
  • Medical Science Writer
  • Toxicologist
  • Health & Safety Officer
  • Immunologist
  • Laboratory Technologist
  • Microbiologist (Medical)
  • Quality Assurance Officer
  • Research Scientist (Medical)
  • Sales & Marketing (Pharmaceutical)
  • Pharmaceutical Business Development

In this section, you get the chance to hear directly from the vibrant voices of our biosciences school's communities. As a gathering space for insights and stories, we are excited to showcase the experiences and knowledge of our lecturers, students, alumni, and industry partners.

Experience Taylor's University Through the Eyes of Our Students

 

Are you curious about what life is really like at Taylor's? Do you wonder what it's like to be part of the School of Biosciences? Our Unibuddy programme is here to connect you with our friendly and knowledgeable student ambassadors. 

 

Why Talk to a Unibuddy?

  • Real Insights: Get honest, firsthand experiences about studying and living here.
  • Personalised Advice: Whether it’s about course workload, best study spots, or student clubs, get the lowdown on what interests you.
  • Diverse Perspectives: Our student ambassadors come from various backgrounds and study different courses. Find someone who shares your interests or challenges!

 

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Embarking on your journey towards a Bachelor of Biomedical Science degree represents an exhilarating advancement in your educational and professional career. We are here to guide you through the application process, ensuring it is as seamless and straightforward as possible. To discover more about the procedure and the documents required, please visit our Admissions website for further information.

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If you require additional information about the programme, our friendly team is always on hand to assist and answer any queries you may have. Additionally, you can also book a 1:1 appointment with our team for guidance in structuring your preferences and understanding the entry pathways.

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)

I am Approximate Total Fees
Local Student
MYR 129,394
International Student
USD 33,203

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