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What will I learn?

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.

Programme Outcome

To provide graduates with sufficient basic knowledge in the field of health sciences with emphasis on the importance of laboratory procedures

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.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years (8 semesters))

Tuition fees
RM16,250.00 (US$ 3,583) per year
RM 65,000 for the entire course; RM 8,125 for per semester
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Universiti Putra Malaysia

SERDANG,

Selangor,

43400, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicant who is interested in pursuing his/ her studied at UPM must fulfil the following: To have received a National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level or the equivalent of 12 years of basic education) with the grade 80% and above. or a Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00. English Language Requirements: IELTS - Minimum overall score of 6.0 for TESL/English or 5.5 for other programmes; or TOEFL - Minimum overall score of 550 for TESL/English or 500 for other programmes; or Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) - Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) - enrolled at ELS-UPM - Level 109 English or Level 107 for other programmes.

For international students

Applicant who is interested in pursuing his/ her studied at UPM must fulfill the following:

To have received a National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level or the equivalent of 12 years of basic education) with the grade 80% and above or

A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.

Specific program requirements also required.

The English language qualifications accepted by the University for Entry and the required scores are listed below:

IELTS: 5.5

TOEFL: PBT - 500, IBT - 60, CBT - 176

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