University of Greenwich, UK
February/ July/ September
SEGi College Kuala Lumpur
A Biomedical Science Course in Malaysia
The vast changing landscape of biomedical sciences help shape much of conventional healthcare as we know it. As illnesses and treatments continue on an upward trajectory, so does our need for a more comprehensive understanding of human anatomy as well as the impact that drugs and diseases have on it.
Our department of biomedical sciences is known for its dynamic and research-driven teaching methods. An inventive course that is taught by scientists who have had many years of on-field experience; they are equipped with the knowledge to groom and shape you into becoming a biomedical science expert.
What encompasses Biomedical Sciences?
Biomedical science consists of a multitude of key areas that provide a thorough basis in pharmacology, physiology, anatomy, biochemistry, and neuroscience. Such key areas include many interesting topics such as the functionality of human anatomy, the chemical makeup in everyday living organisms, and the side effects of drugs. The course will also cover complex topics on the structure and function of the brain and spinal cord.
The Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) offered at SEGi University is in line with the ambitions of the National Higher Education Strategic Plan, which is to deliver a wide succession of researchers and scientists in Malaysia. SEGi University can be that platform that opens up doors to a promising career in the field.
As aspiring practitioners in biomedical science, students will experience first-hand in many medical diagnostics and the latest advancements in anatomy, physiology, clinical biochemistry, human genetics, medical microbiology, cellular pathology, pharmacology, blood science, and many more. In your fourth year, you will work on an honours research assignment at a research institute that will test your theoretical understanding.
This programme intends to foster versatile and capable scientists who are able to thrive in the ever changing healthcare industry landscape.
Why You Should Study Biomedical Science?
This four-year programme that makes full use of the research driven environment at SEGi, prepares you for a rewarding career to meet the need for capable professionals in the industry of human health and disease prevention. You will discover new age technology in industry-relevant biomedical research from leading scientists.
You will be taught about the scientific process through a range of activities, from experimental design to computer programming. In addition, our course will not only hone the critical thinking, communication, practical, and analytical skills needed for a career in research science, but also prepare you for a selection of careers in the science industry.
Upon completion of our degree in biomedical science, you will be armed with the skillset to pursue research in biomedical science. You can apply many research skills such independent thinking and logical reasoning in a wide range of career opportunities.
Expect to find employment in research sectors, government bodies, educational establishments, research institutes, hospitals and other relevant industries. You may also be hired in technical and scientific roles within organisations in the private sector or perhaps on research projects backed by the National Health and Medical Research Council.
A Rewarding Career Awaits
Our biomedical science degree is specially crafted to give your career pathway a boost. You will be equipped with essential skills to tackle hands-on science careers in medical research and research development within various establishments such as public health services, pharmaceutical industries, and renowned universities.
Should you want to venture off the science career path; journalism, patent advisory and medical information officer roles may be suitable. In addition, you will develop invaluable skillsets and competencies that are applicable in many non-scientific fields. Your grasp of critical reasoning and analytical thinking will stand you in a good stead to flourish in a wide range of work segments from information technology and finance to retail management.
- Pass STPM/A-Level/Pre-University Programmes OR equivalent with min CGPA of 2.50 for the following subject:
a. Biology / Physics b. Chemistry; AND
- Obtained 5 credits or equivalent for SPM in which, 3 must be from the following subjects:
· Biology · Physic
· Mathematic · Chemistry
· English; OR
- Related Diploma (Level 4 KKM) from approved higher learning institution with min CGPA of 2.75; OR
- Related Diploma (Level 4 KKM) from higher learning institution with CGPA below 2.75 and min 3 years of working experience in the same field; AND
- For International Students, a min of IELTS Band 6.0/TOFEL (550) or equivalent