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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

2017/2018 SESSION (126 CREDITS)

1. UNIVERSITY COURSES (20 CREDITS)

COURSE CODE

 

COURSE NAME

 

CREDITS

GIG 1001

Islamic and Asian Civilization (TITAS)

2

GIG 1002 or

*GIG 1006

 

Ethnic Relations / Introduction to Malaysia (*only for international students)

 

2

GIG 1003

Basic Entrepreneurship Culture

2

GIG 1004

Information Literacy

2

GIG 1005

Social Engagement

2

GLT xxxx

English Courses (subject to MUET bands)

6

GKN/GKR/GKV

Co-Curriculum

2

GIA - GIX xxxx

External-Faculty Elective Courses (KELF)

2

2. CORE COURSES (73 CREDITS )

(I) FACULTY CORE COURSES (8 CREDITS) [TF]

COURSE CODE

 

COURSE NAME

 

CREDITS

SIX 1001

Introduction to Science and Technology Studies

3

SIX 1002

Ethics and Safety

2

SIX 1003

Biostatistics

3

(II) PROGRAMME CORE COURSES (65 CREDITS) [TP]

COURSE CODE

 

COURSE NAME

 

PRE-REQUISITES

 

CREDITS

LEVEL 1 (10 Credits )

SIJ 1001

Life Processes

 

2

SIL 1001

Cell Biology

 

2

SIE 1001

Biology of Organisms

 

2

SIH 1001

Population Biology

 

2

SIK 1001

Biology Practical

 

2

LEVEL 2 ( 28 Credits )

SIK 2001

Human Anatomy

SIJ1001 and SIL1001

3

SIK 2002

Fundamental Research Skills in Biohealth Science

SIJ1001 and SIK1001

2

SIK 2003

General Biochemistry

SIJ1001

3

SIK 2004

Human and Animal Physiology

SIJ1001

3

SIK 2005

Phytochemistry

SIJ1001

3

SIK 2006

General Human Genetics

SIJ1001 and SIL1001

3

SIK 2007

Histology

SIJ1001 and SIK1001

3

SIK 2008

General Immunology

SIJ1001

3

SIK 2009

Microbiology for Health Sciences

SIJ1001

3

SIK 2010

Medical Parasitology

SIE1001

2

LEVEL 3 (27 Credits )

 

SIK 3001

 

Research Project in Biohealth Science

Completed 4 semesters/ completed 50 credits; Only for Biohealth Science students

 

10

SIK 3002

Industrial Training in Biohealth Science

SIK3003

7

SIK 3003

Advanced Research Skills in Biohealth Science

SIK2002

2

SIK 3004

Biology of Hormones

SIK2004

2

SIK 3005

Pharmacology

SIK2005

3

SIK 3006

Neurobiology

SIK2004

3

3. ELECTIVE COURSES (33 CREDITS)

(I) PROGRAMME ELECTIVE COURSES (26 CREDITS ) [EP]

(Choose from Elective Courses offered)

COURSE CODE

 

COURSE NAME

 

PRE-REQUISITES

 

CREDITS

SIK 2011

Ethnobotany

SIE1001

3

SIK 2012

Medical Entomology

SIE1001

2

SIK 2013

Pharmacognosy

SIK2005

3

SIK 2014

Physiology of Reproduction

SIJ1001

3

SIK 2015

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

SIJ1001

3

SIK 2016

Principles of Protein Structure

SIJ1001

2

SIK 2017

Nutrition Science

SIJ1001

3

SIK 3007

Scientific Communication Skills

SIK2002

2

SIK 3008

Analysis of Drugs

SIJ1001

2

SIK 3009

Basic Herbal Medicine

SIK2005

3

SIK 3010

Analytical Biochemistry

SIK2003

3

SIK 3011

Cancer Biology

SIK2006

3

SIK 3012

Stem Cell Biology

SIK2006

3

SIK 3013

Microbial Bioprospecting

SIK2009

3

SIK 3014

Clinical Enzymology

SIK2003

3

SIK 3015

Genetics and Human Health

SIK2006

3

SIK 3016

Histopathology

SIK2007

3

SIK 3017

Microscopy Methods in Health Science

SIK2007

3

SIK 3018

Primary Metabolism

SIK2003

2

SIK 3019

Chronic Diseases

SIK2004

3

SIK 3020

Diseases Of Central Nervous System

SIK3006

3

SIK 3021

Basic Forensic Science

SIK2002

3

SIK 3022

Taxonomy in Medicinal Plant Research

SIE1001

3

SIK 3023

Bioassay Techniques

SIK2002

2

SIK 3024

Current Topics in Biohealth Science

SIK1001

3

(II) FACULTY ELECTIVE COURSES (7 CREDITS ) [EF]

Courses Offered by Other Institute/Department of Specialisation

(Please refer to the list of suitable 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)

 

Aliran : Sains

  • Passed STPM with at least a CGPA of 3.00; and

     

  • Obtained at least Grade B (CGPA 3.00) in STPM level in the following subjects:
  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry

 

and

 

  • A minimum of Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET





Aliran : Sains

  • Passed Matriculation/Foundation   with at least a CGPA of 3.00; and

     

  • Obtained at least Grade B (CGPA 3.00) in Matriculation/Foundation in the following subjects:
  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry

 

and

 

  • A minimum of Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET

 

 



 

 

 

 

Tidak Ditawarkan

Aliran : Sains

  • A Diploma of Higher Learning Institute or other recognized institution in the field of the program being applied with at least a CGPA of 3.00

    or

     

  • Passed STPM not in current year with at least a CGPA of 3.00 and fulfilled the specific program requirements as follows:

     

  • Obtained at least Grade B (CGPA 3.00) in STPM level in the following subjects:
    • Biology; and
    • Chemistry

      or

       

  • Passed Matriculation/Foundation not in current year with at least a CGPA of 3.00 and fulfilled the specific program requirements as follows:

     

  • Obtained at least Grade B (CGPA 3.00) in Matriculation/Foundation in the following subjects:
  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry

 

and

 

  • A minimum of Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET




 

Aliran : Sains

  • Obtained a GCE A-Level qualification with at least Grade B in the following subjects:
  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry

    or

     

    • An International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with at least 30 points of  score and obtained Grade 5 Higher Level in the following subjects:
  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry

    or

     

    • An Australian Matriculation Programme (AUSMAT) qualification with at least Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR)  total of 80% and obtained at least 16 points of score (High Achievement) in the following subjects:
  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry

    or

     

    • A American Degree Foundation Program (ADFP) qualification in science stream with at least CGPA of 3.00  and at least grade B in the following subjects
  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry

and

 

  • A minimum of Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET

 

or

 

  • A minimum Band 6 IELTS

    or

     

  • Obtained score at least 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

RM8,190.00 (Local student)

Click here (International student)

Last Update: November 07, 2017

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