Bachelor of Biomedical Science (BBMedSc), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

The objective of this programme is to provide the student with extensive knowledge on basic sciences and medical sciences during the early part of the course. In the later stage of the course, the students are required to select 3-4 related disciplines of Laboratory Medicine. The student will be given instruction in research methodologies and are required to carry out a research project during the special semester.

The aim of this course is to produce laboratory oriented, technically competent graduates with a sound foundation in the basic medical sciences and an in depth knowledge of the major branches of biomedical science.

Successful graduates will be able to assume responsible positions, as part of a health care team that is concerned with the care of patients and/or with basic and applied clinical research or as part of a research team in allied medical disciplines, in food and pharmaceutical industries, in public health and biotechnology.

Career Opportunities

  • Labroratory Technician
  • Research Assistant

Course Modules

  • Foundational Anatomy: Intermediate Course
  • Introductory Human Physiology
  • Introductory Biochemistry I
  • Essential Medical Microbiology
  • TITAS 1
  • Basic Laboratory Techniques and Procedures I
  • Medical Laboratory Techniques II – Analytical Biochemistry
  • Introductory Biochemistry II
  • Cell Biology and Introductory Genetics
  • Introductory Course in Biostatistics
  • Basic Parasitology
  • Information Skills
  • Basic Laboratory Techniques and Procedures II
  • Laboratory Mathematics and Statistics
  • Medical Laboratory Techniques I – Histological Techniques
  • Principles of Epidemiology and Research Design
  • Cellular and Molecular Genetics
  • Basic Course in General Pathology
  • Introductory Course in Immunology
  • Principles of General Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology: Basic Course
  • English for Specific Purposes I
  • English for Specific Purposes II
  • Principles and Practice of Management
  • Advanced Course in Practical Anatomic Pathology
  • Advanced Course in Practical Haematology and Transfusion Technology
  • Advanced Medical Microbiology II

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Biomedical Science Programme
Department of Molecular Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
University of Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur,

Phone: +6(03)7967 6600 / 6605
Fax: +6(03)7967 6600

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