BSc (Hons) Medical Biotechnology

General

Program Description

The development of medical biotechnologies is one of the major success stories of the last 20 years and continues to revolutionize the world of medicine. Exciting new developments have led the way to new treatments to combat previously life-threatening diseases and to improving the quality of life. This program will lead you through some of the most important developments, helping you to understand them and opening up a future world of innovation and discovery.

Graduates of the program will find rewarding careers in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as in the health sector and in public policy, as society grapples with the complex issues that the rapidly changing world of medical biotechnology brings with it.

With a focus on developing research skills, this program could also lead you to future study at Masters or even Ph.D. level, and into a career at the cutting-edge of new medical biotechnology discovery.

Intakes

January, March & August

Duration

3 Years (full-time)

Career Prospects

  • Pharmaceutical Research & Development
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing Director
  • Clinical Trial Manager
  • Clinical Research Scientist
  • Biomedical & Biotechnology Research Scientist
  • Medical & Scientific Product Specialist
  • Medical Laboratories Director
  • Academia (Science Educator)

Modules

  • Human Anatomy
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Organic Chemistry
  • English for Life Sciences
  • Introduction to Biosciences
  • Cell Biology
  • Human Physiology
  • Impact of Microbes on Human Life
  • Principles of Genetics
  • Communication Skills
  • Biochemistry
  • Human Molecular Genetics
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell and Tissue Culture
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Social and Professional Responsibilities
  • Medical Biotechnology
  • Elective: Biodiversity/ Current Issues in Biomedical Sciences
  • Immunology
  • Pharmaceutical technology
  • Internship
  • Research & Publications
  • Bioinformatics
  • Research Project

Entry Requirement

  • STPM: Average B- or CGPA 2.67 (minimum 2 Principals)
  • A Level: minimum 14 points
  • Australian Matriculation: ATAR 65
  • Canadian Matriculation: 65%
  • MUFY: 65%
  • Sunway Foundation in Science and Technology: CGPA 2.5
  • UEC: Maximum 24 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs excluding Chinese and non-academic subjects)
  • IB: Completed with minimum 26 points (excluding bonus points)
Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

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For almost 30 years Sunway University has established a reputation both in Malaysia and overseas, as an inspiring educational leader. Perfectly harnessing the highest quality of academic personnel and an exceptionally diverse range of programmes any global educational powerhouse would be proud of. Read less