Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

Courses
105
Scholarship
Yes

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biomedical Science   APPLY

  Study Mode
FULL TIME
  Level
UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration
10 trimester (Full-time)
  Intake
January, May, October
  Tution Fees
N/A

Biomedical Science, an exciting and dynamic area that is highly relevant to the understanding and treatment of human diseases, combines the fields of biology and medicine. It focuses on the structure and function of the human body from the level of organs and tissues to the molecular level. The biomedical scientists always find new ways to cure or treat disease by developing advanced diagnostic tools or new therapeutic strategies. 

UTAR's Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biomedical Science offered by the Faculty of Science is an interdisciplinary programme with a combination of biology and pre-clinical sciences. The programme aims to equip graduates with a strong basic knowledge in the field of health sciences. 

It also develops professionalism and provides opportunities to the students to put theory into practice in their development of healthcare. The programme generates graduates to work in the area of medicine and health related industries including management, basic medical research, education, forensics, and pharmaceuticals development. 

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Biomedical research 
  • Forensic Science 
  • Food and healthcare 
  • Hospital laboratories 
  • Pathology 
  • Pharmaceutical industries 
  • Veterinary science 
  • Other relevant industrial laboratories 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1

  • Anatomy and Physiology I 
  • Anatomy and Physiology II 
  • Basic Laboratory Skills and Management for Bioscience 
  • Biostatistics and Basic Epidemiology 
  • Cell Biology 
  • Computer Systems and Applications 
  • Biochemistry and Metabolic
  • MPU1* 
  • MPU1** 
  • National Language/Other Languages 
  • Principles of Nutrition Elective II 

Year 2

  • Clinical Biochemistry 
  • Co-curriculum 
  • Essential Pathology 
  • Genetics 
  • Haematology and Transfusion Science 
  • Immunology 
  • Instrumentation for Biomedical 
  • Microbiology 
  • Molecular Biology 
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies 
  • English for Science 
  • Research Seminar in Biomedical Science 
  • Toxicology 

Year 3

  • Elective I 
  • Elective IV 
  • Medical Microbiology and Parasitology 
  • Oncology 
  • Project 
  • Proteins and Proteomics 
  • Recombinant DNA Technology 
  • Industrial Training 

Year 4

  • Elective III 
  • Virology 
  • Pharmacology 
  • Medical Genomics 

Elective I - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Introduction to Political Science 
  • Introduction to Sociology 

Elective II - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Management Principles 
  • Organisation and Human Resource 

Elective III - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Ethics and Contemporary Social Issues 
  • Interpersonal Communication 

Elective IV - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Animal Tissue Culture 
  • Endocrinology 
  • Neurobiology 

National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language

MPU 1* - Choose 1 course

  • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
  • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students

MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

Co-curriculum - Choose 1 course

  • Art, Craft, and Design
  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Business Plan Writing & Preparation
  • Community Project
  • Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Aboard
  • Leadership and Teambuilding
  • Managing Personal Finance
  • Management of Martial Arts Activity
  • Management of Sports Activity
  • Music Performance
  • Oral Communication
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project
  • Work Ethics and EQ

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
  • A-Levels
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

Foundation in Arts
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Foundation in Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Accounting Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Business Administration
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Accounting
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Finance Honours
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in International Business Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Marketing Honours
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Actuarial Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts Honours English Education
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Communication Honours Advertising
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in Early Childhood Education Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Social Science Honours Psychology
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Hons Game Development
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Chemical Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Civil Engineering Hons
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Electronic Engineering
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Mechanical Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in Computer Science Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Information Systems Hons
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Software Engineering Hons
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Biochemistry
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Biotechnology Hons
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Chemistry
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Physics
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Nursing
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FULL TIME | May, October

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons.)
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Dietetics
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Environmental Health (Hons)
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Food Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English Language
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Chinese Studies
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FULL TIME,PART TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Digital Animation
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

BA Hons Game Design
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Microbiology
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Food Science
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Master of Architecture
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | May (Full-Time Mode)

Master of Business Administration
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK |

Master of Engineering (Electrical)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan, May

Master of Engineering (Electronic System)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan, May, September

Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan, May

Master of Environmental Technology
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan & May

Master of Mathematics
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Full Time : Min 1.5 years - Max 4 years Part Time : Min 2 years - Max 6 years

Master of Project Management
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan (Part-time) May (Full-time & Part Time Mode)

Master of Real Estate Development
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | May & Septermber

Master of Strategic Communication
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | January, May & September

Master of Arts (Communication)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Throughout the year

Master of Engineering Science
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Throughout the year

Master of Medical Science
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Throughout the year

Master Of Philosophy ( Social Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the year

Master of Science (Research)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the year

Master of Science (Computer Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the day

Master of Philosophy
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the year

Doctor of Philosophy
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Arts)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy(Engineering)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy Science
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the year

Doctor of Philosophy (Social Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year
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