What will I learn?

Why study a Bachelor of Science?

Science is a way of life. Science graduates have diverse and interesting careers, but not all science graduates become scientists. You can use your degree as a springboard to any career where critical thinking, the ability to analyse and investigate new information, a commitment to lifelong learning and evidence-based decision making are valued.

You experience flexibility and choice from day one. Your options range from cutting-edge theoretical and applied science to new interdisciplinary fields. The Bachelor of Science is an internationally recognised qualification that you can tailor to suit your interests and talents. If you're uncertain about which area of science you like best, you can try a bit of everything and select your area of specialisation at second year.

You'll also gain a firm foundation in generic skills like quantitative literacy, data analysis, information literacy, problem solving, critical thinking, communication and presentation skills, and the capacity to work in teams.

Course structure

In your first year, along with studying a mathematics/statistics unit, you choose a range of subjects to ensure a breadth of science knowledge. Areas such as chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics and statistics, and geosciences sit alongside innovative subjects like Earth to cosmos, introductory astronomy, environmental biology, natural hazards and human vulnerability, psychology, and computer programming. Throughout the course, you can focus entirely on science or pursue complementary interests outside science with the free-elective component of the degree.

Career outcomes

Graduates from the Bachelor of Science work in areas such as:

Clinical trials coordination
Intellectual property management
Biomedical product marketing
Drug discovery and development
Water authorities
Conservation and marine biology
Environmental management
Analytical/Biomedical chemist
Biotechnologist
Quality controller
Science journalist
Process control specialist

Majors

  • Applied microbiology
  • Biotechnology
  • Genomics and bioinformatics
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Which department am I in?

School of Science

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
RM51,135.00 (9,05,685) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

28 February 2022, 25 July 2022, 24 October 2022

Venue

Monash University Malaysia

Jalan Lagoon Selatan,

BANDAR SUNWAY,

Selangor,

47500, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must be at least 17 years old. Students who have completed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), GCE O-level, or equivalent programs must first complete a pre-university qualification such as GCE A levels, STPM, Monash University Foundation Program (MUFY) or other equivalent. A pre-university qualification serves as a basic entry requirement to an undergraduate degree at Monash University Malaysia. English Language Requirements: IELTS (International English Language Testing System – academic test) - minimum test score of 6.5 overall; at least 6.0 in each individual band; Paper-based TOEFL (American Test of English as a Foreign Language) - minimum test score of 550; Test of Written English (TWE) score of at least 4.5; Internet-based TOEFL (American Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of at least 79 overall writing score of at least 21, speaking score of at least 18, reading score at least 13, listening score of 12; PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) overall test score: 58.

For international students

International students are required to meet equivalent of STPM and must be at least 16 years old.

Few more country specific entry qualification/scores listed below.

A Level GCE - 7%

ATAR - Indicative score only - 70%

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education - 16%

Indian School Certificate Examination - 60%

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma - 25%

For more details, please refer the University website.

They also must have the following requirements are as follows:

IELTS: Overall score of 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0

PTE: Overall score of 42 with no score lower than 36

TOEFL (paper based): Overall score of 471, with a TWE score of at least 4.0

TOEFL (Internet based): Overall score of 52, with a minimum score of 15 in writing, 14 in speaking, 5 in reading and listening.

CAE/CPE: Overall score of 162 with no score lower than 154

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Monash University Malaysia

Monash University Malaysia is the 3rd largest campus of Monash University (ranked 55th in the world by QS World University Rankings 2021).

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  • 18 subjects in world’s top 100
  • Highly qualified academic staff from across the world
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