Quest International University Perak

Quest International University Perak

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Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons)

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 4 Years
Intake Deadline
3 intakes in each academic year
  Tution Fees N/A

The Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons) at QIU is a comprehensive programme which aims at training the students in various disciplines of medical sciences. The four years of training provides students with the opportunity to acquire sound fundamental skills that are integral to research in medical-related fields.

The course also provides an in-depth understanding of laboratory safety issues, principles of experimental design, theory and practical application of modern research techniques, preparing them for new and innovative ways to diagnose medical illnesses.

The students are also equipped with knowledge of bioinformatics, bioethics, legal aspects of biomedical practice and entrepreneurial skills in order to prepare them for the future challenges.

QIU’s Biomedical programme provides the students with a systematic understanding of the fundamentals of human biology, including a coherent and detailed knowledge of biochemistry, pharmacology, and the pathophysiology of disease.

The curriculum helps the students to attain a level of conceptual understanding in their research projects and other laboratory work which enables them to formulate and develop hypotheses and solve problems using relevant, cutting-edge techniques. Through group work of information gathering, literature reviewing, reports writing, poster and oral presentations, the students will acquire the ability to an in-depth learning of scientific writing and communication skills.

Our graduates will be equipped to pursue careers in the diverse fields related to health, scientific research, and more broadly in the industries and the public sectors.

Academic year 


Year 1

Introduction to Biology 

Basic Biochemistry 

Human Anatomy 

Human Physiology

Human Genetics 


Basic Biostatistics

Basic Microbiology and Parasitology 

Year 2

Cellular Metabolism 



Molecular Biology 

General Pharmacology 

General Pathology

Histopathology & Cytopathology 

Laboratory Techniques and Instrumentation 

Basic Haematology & Transfusion Medicine 

Research Methodology and Scientific Writing 

Personal Professional Development 

Introduction to Forensic Sciences – Elective module

Food Science – Elective module

Year 3


Systemic Pharmacology 

Systemic Pathology 

Clinical Biochemistry 

Introduction to Health informatics 

Advanced Immunology and Immunogenetics 

Biomedical Ethics, Safety & Regulation

Medicinal Chemistry – Elective module

Medical Entomology – Elective module

Animal Cell Culture & Development– Elective module

Fermentation technology – Elective module

Health Care Management– Elective module


Research project Phase I: Research Proposal 

Year 4

Research project Phase II 

Industrial Training (Hospital Training and Internship) 

University and MPU modules

University Modules

English for Academic Purpose 

Design Thinking 

Disciplined Entrepreneurship 

Device, Network and Application 

Co-Curricular Activities 

Matapelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU)

Local student

International student

Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia Tenggara 

Hubungan Etnik 

Community Service 

Communication Skills / Bahasa Kebangsaan (A)  

Media and Community 

Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

Malaysia studies 

Community Service 

Communication Skills 

Media and Community 

Malaysian University English Test (MUET)



Band 3



Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Pass with a minimum of Grade B in five (5) subjects including Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry

General Certificate of Education Advanced (”A”) Level or

equivalent qualification

A minimum Grade D in two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Physics / Mathematics
  • Chemistry

Matriculation /

Pre-University / Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) programme or equivalent

Pass with minimum GPA 2.33 in two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Physics / Mathematics
  • Chemistry
Recognised Diploma in a related field

Minimum CGPA 2.75


CGPA less with than 2.75 with minimum of 3 years (36 months) working experience in the related field.

Other Qualifications Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

English Proficiency for Foreign Students: IELTS – 6.0 / TOEFL (550) paper-based or equivalence

Students’ abilities are gauged through continuous assessments and final examinations. The continuous assessment component comprises of a combination of tests/quizzes, mid-term examinations, presentations, and projects/assignments that account for 60 to 100 marks, depending on the course. The balance of the marks are allocated for the final examination.


  • Clinical Biochemist
  • Molecular Geneticist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Microbiologist
  • Immunologist
  • Haematologist
  • Toxicologist
  • Research Scientist
  • Bioinformatician

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