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BSc (Hons) Biology with Psychology

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 years
  Intake JAN,APR,AUG
Overview

Overview of BSc (Hons) Biology with Psychology in Sunway University Malaysia

This exciting and innovative biology degree incorporates behavioural sciences to make it more relevant, relatable, and applicable. With 75% of the subjects focusing on biology, graduates will be equipped with a strong foundation to further their studies in postgraduate level in the area of neuroscience, and in clinical or pharmaceutical research.

Alongside academic studies, there will also be opportunities to develop research skills and practical experience through working on innovative independent research project during the final year.

You will also gain valuable experience working in various healthcare industries during the internship component. These skills will give you an edge, opening up career opportunities in the healthcare sector, pharmaceutical industry, food industries, environmental consultancy and related disciplines, as well as academia.

On successful completion of the programme, the graduates will also be awarded with a degree from Lancaster University. They will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURTE

YEAR 1 

  • Cell Biology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Impact of Microbes on Human Life
  • Principles of Genetics
  • Introduction to Organic Chemistry
  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • English for Life Sciences
  • Communication Skills

YEAR 2 

  • Biochemistry
  • Biodiversity
  • Human Molecular Genetics
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Social & Professional Responsibilities
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Sensation & Perception

ELECTIVE ( CHOOSE 1 ) 

  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology

YEAR 3 

  • Bioinformatics
  • Immunology
  • Neurobiology
  • Research & Publications
  • Research Project
  • Internship
  • Health and Safety in Laboratory Management

Addtional MOHE Compulsary general studies subjects

MALAYSIAN STUDENTS

  • Islamic and Asian Civilisation
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Malaysian Studies 3
  • Community Service

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

STPM
Average B- or CGPA 2.67 (Minimum 2 principals)

A-Level
Minimum 14 points

Australian Matriculation
ATAR 65

Canadian Matriculation
65%

Monash University Foundation Year
65%

Sunway Foundation in Arts
-

Sunway Foundation in Science Technology
CGPA 2.5

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

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

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

IELTS or equivalent 6.0
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

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Clinical research scientist
  • Academia
  • Medical and scientific product specialist
  • Pharmaceutical research and development

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