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Academic Programme

The Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Sciences) degree program is offered as a four years full-time (8 semesters) program with 147 credits in total. This consists of compulsory university subjects, basic, advance and elective modules as well as training attachments at local district clinics, hospitals and industry laboratories. This program focuses on various medical and clinical sciences, including anatomy and physiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, molecular and cellular genetics, medical microbiology, parasitology, immunology, toxicology, pathology, hematology, pharmacology, bioinformatics, forensic science and radio biology.

The program is taught by qualified, dedicated and expert lecturers in the field of Biomedical Sciences. The objectives of this program are to provide graduates with sufficient basic knowledge in the field of health sciences with emphasis on the importance of laboratory procedures and also to generate graduates who are able to work in the area of ​​medical and health related industries

Career Path

  • Graduates may find employment in research laboratories, veterinary science or hospital laboratories.
  • Biomedical Sciences graduates may pursue a career in education. They can be educators in the universities and schools.
  • Students can also undertake postgraduates’ courses in any related field and become researchers and lecturers.
  • Biomedical Science graduates can also enter the police force in the area of forensic.
  • Industries may employ Biomedical Sciences graduates for research and development of industrial laboratory instrumentation and also in food and health care area.
  • Insurance companies largely employed Biomedical Science undergraduates as underwriters and claims executives.

Department of Biomedical Science offers two research degrees:
  • PhD (by research)
  • MSc (by research)

For the field of study, please refer to the faculty’s website (Current field of studies – which are mainly toxicology, pharmacology, biochemistry, genetics, physiology, molecular medicine, molecular biology, microbiology, immunobiology).

To date, there are no taught postgraduate courses offered within the department.


Updated:: 14/08/2013 [manraj@medic.upm.edu.my]

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Universiti Putra Malaysia
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