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Bachelor of Science in Biohealth Science

This interdisciplinary program hopes to produce graduates who have sound knowledge of biological sciences with particular reference to its application to Biohealth Science discipline. The programme strives to assist the nation in addressing the requirement of human resource for the Biohealth Science various needs. Currently, both the public and the private sectors are working towards revolutionizing science and technology in the health industry, either from the service or the research aspects. Such progress needs skilled human force to fulfil the current market requirements. The programme aims to produce excellent graduates in a variety of health and medical fields.

There is a competitive entry into the programme since the programme accepts limited number of students yearly. Selection is based on availability of place and academic merit.

1. To produce graduates with firm knowledge in biological sciences who are capable of applying the knowledge in various biohealth science-related fields

2. To produce graduates equipped with applicable skills in essential biological techniques to develop and execute scientific research in biohealth sciences or other related fields such as biotechnology

3. To produce highly competent Biohealth Science graduates who are well-suited to join and able to conduct scientific research in the pharmaceutical settings as well as in herbal industries

4. To produce graduates who understood the causes and development of human diseases and other health-related problems, necessary in enabling the graduates to collaborate with other experts in healthcare

5. To produce Biohealth Science graduates who qualify to further their studies:

• at the post-graduate level in biohealth related fields in any local or international institutions of higher learning

• as medical students in local institutions or abroad


Benefits

1. Possess the knowledge through comprehension of biological principles and concepts especially in biohealth sciences

2. Apply necessary technical/practical skills to design, develop and finally to execute various projects and consultancies systematically in health related fields

3. Carry out given responsibilities in a transparent manner to effectively enhance public awareness and knowledge in health-related issues as well as being able in appreciating inter-social relationships

4. To be a professional with good attitude, positive values as well as to behave ethically at work and when carrying out scientific research

5. Clearly and effectively communicating information verbally or in writing as well as being able to work as a responsible team player. Also demonstrated leadership skills in various activities/group projects

6. Adopt and apply suitable scientific methods in problem-solving and at work according to societal and industrial norms

7. Efficiently manage information and continuously adapting current knowledge in biohealth science for lifelong learning

8. Effectively plan and execute projects by demonstrating excellent resource management and entrepreneurial spirit

Career Opportunity

• Lab Technologist.

• Scientific Officer.

• Research Scientist.

• Forensic Scientist.

• Biotechnology or Pharmaceutical Researcher.

• Insurance Company Underwriter.

• Health Educators and Health Promotion Specialists.

• Administrative Officers in government or its agencies.

• Sales personnel in pharmaceutical and medical-related industries.

• Careers in science journalism.

• Entry into post-graduate study in health-related disciplines.

Course Structure
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOHEALTH SESSION 2016/2017
(125 CREDITS)
1. UNIVERSITY COURSES (23 CREDITS)
Please refer to programme structure for Bachelor of Science
2. PROGRAMME CORE COURSES (102 CREDITS)

(I) CORE COURSES OF DEPARTMENT (69 CREDITS) [TJ]

LEVEL 1 (10 credits)
COURSE CODE
COURSE NAME
PRE-REQUISITE
CREDIT
SHES 1200 Life Processes  
2
SHES 1201 Cell Biology  
2
SHES 1202 Biology of Organisms  
2
SHES 1203 Population Biology  
2
SHES 1270 Biology Practical Only for ISB students
2
LEVEL 2 (28 credits)
SHEK 2101 Human Anatomy SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 2103 Histology SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 2104 General Immunology SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 2105 Basic Human Genetics SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 2201 Basic Biochemistry SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 2202 Medical Parasitology SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203and SHES 1270
2
SHEK 2273 Biohealth Science Practical I SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203and SHES 1270
2
SHET 2110 Scientific Communication And Writing  
3
SHEQ2201 General Microbiology SHES 1200
3
LEVEL 3 (31 credits)
SHEK 3101 Analytical Biochemistry SHEK 2201 or Biochemistry students
3
SHEK 3102 Biology of Hormones SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 3103 Pharmacology SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 3104 Primary Metabolism SHEK 2201
2
SHEK 3173 Biohealth Science SHEK 2273
Practical II 2
SHEK 3183 Research Project in Biohealth
Science
Completed 4 semesters / 50 credit hours
10
SHEK 3193 Industrial Training in Biohealth
Science
Completed 4 semesters / 50 credit hours
5
SHEK 3201 Neurobiology SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
(II) ELECTIVE COURSES OF DEPARTMENT (23 credits) [EJ]
SHEK 2301 Medical and Forensic
Entomology
SHEK 2202
3
SHEK 2302 Clinical Enzymology SHEK 2201
3
SHEK 2303 Physiology of Reproduction SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 2304 Nutrition Science SHES 1200
3
SHEK 2305 Ethnobotany SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 2306 Pharmacognosy SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 2307 Phytochemistry SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 2308 Alternative Medicine SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 2309 Human Biology SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
SHEN 2242 Recombinant DNA Technology SHES 1201
3
SHEK 3301 Cancer Biology SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 3302 Electron Microscopy and Its
Applications
SHEK2103
3
SHEK 3303 Chronic Diseases SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 3304 Diseases Of Central Nervous
System
SHEK 3201
3
SHEK 3305 Analysis of Drugs SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
2
SHEK 3306 Formulation and Preparation of
Herbal Medicine
SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 3307 Taxonomy and Medicinal Plants SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 3308 Basic Forensic Science SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
3
SHEK 3309 Genetics and Human Health SHEK 2105
3
SHEK 3372 Bioassay Techniques SHES 1200, SHES 1201, SHES 1202, SHES 1203
and SHES 1270
2
SHEK 3373 Current Topics in Biohealth
Science
Only for students majoring in Biohealth Science
3

(III) ELECTIVE COURSES OF FACULTY (10 CREDITS) [EF]
*Courses Offered by Other Institute/Department of Specialisation
(Please refer to courses offered by other institutes or departments (not ISB) within the Faculty of Science)

Entry Requirement

 

PROGRAM

KELAYAKAN

STPM
(Tahun Semasa)

MATRIKULASI / ASASI

STAM

DIPLOMA

KELAYAKAN LAIN

MG32
Sarjana Muda Sains Biokesihatan
(7 Semester)

 

Lulus STPM dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00

 

 

dan

 

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B (NGMP 3.00) pada peringkat STPM dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Biology; dan
  • Chemistry

dan

 

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam MUET



Lulus Matrikulasi/Asasi dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00

 

dan

 

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B (3.00) pada peringkat Matrikulasi/Asasi dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Biology; dan
  • Chemistry

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam MUET



 

 

 

 

Tidak Ditawarkan

Memiliki Diploma dari Universiti Awam atau institusi lain yang diktiraf oleh kerajaan Malaysia dan Senat Universiti dalam bidang yang sesuai dengan program yang dipohon dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00

 

atau

Lulus STPM bukan tahun semasa dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00 dan memenuhi syarat keperluan khas program seperti berikut:

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B (NGMP 3.00) pada peringkat STPM dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

 

  • Biology; dan
  • Chemistry

atau

Lulus Matrikulasi/Asasi bukan tahun semasa dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00 dan memenuhi syarat keperluan khas program seperti berikut:

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B (NGMP 3.00) pada peringkat Matrikulasi/Asasi dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

 

  • Biology; dan
  • Chemistry

                dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam MUET


 

Mempunyai kelayakan GCE A-Level dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

 

  • Biology; dan
  • Chemistry

atau

Mempunyai International Baccalaureate Diploma yang diiktiraf dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya skor 30 mata dan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya gred 5 Higher Level dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Biology; dan
  • Chemistry

atau

Memiliki kelayakan Australian Matriculation Programme (AUSMAT) dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR)  sebanyak 80 peratus dan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya skor 16 mata (High Achievement) dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Biology; dan
  • Chemistry

atau

Memiliki kelayakan American Degree Foundation Program (ADFP) dalam bidang Sains Tulen dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00 dan sekurang-

kurangnya Gred B dalam mata pelajaran berikut: 

  • Biology; dan
  • Chemistry

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam MUET

atau

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Band 6 IELTS

atau

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya skor 437-473 (PBT)/123-150 (CBT)/ 41-52 (IBT) TOEFL



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Intake Schedule

Semester I : September

Semester II : February

Deadline for Malaysian applicants : April for Semester I intake

Deadline for International applicants : June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

Fees

RM5,707.20 (Local student)

Click here (International student)

Last Update: September 06, 2017

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