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Biomedical Science (Honours), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The proposal to transfer the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) program at International Islamic University of Malaysia from Kulliyyah of Science to Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences was discussed during the plan to establish the Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences (263rd Senate Meeting, 25th January 2002; 265th Senate Meeting, 29th March 2002). In subsequent discussions after the establishment of Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences, it was agreed that the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) program would continue to be under Kulliyyah of Science until Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences was fully developed and in position to run the program well. 

This is a full-time undergraduate program. Students will be awarded a degree in Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) after completing 140 credit-hours of course works. The duration of studieswill be a minimum of eight (8) semesters which is equivalent to four (4) years (normal duration) and a maximum of twelve (12) semesters which is equivalent to six (6) years (normal duration). The mode of offering of all courses will include lectures, tutorials, laboratory practicals, seminars, presentations, problem-based learning, case studies, industrial training, and co-curriculum.

Career Opportunities:

The demand for graduates in science areas is high. Investigation and diagnosis of the diseases, health management, medical therapy procedure production and analysis on the effect of pollution to human depend so much on the laboratory tests and investigations. Hence, Biomedical Sciences graduates are expected to be employed as researcher or scientist, science officer, research officer, underwriter, and academic staff, respectively at the government hospitals, public health laboratory, private pathology laboratory, public research institutions, and health-related industry as well as at the public or private higher education institutes.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    143 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Anatomy
  • Introduction to Biomedical Sciences
  • Health Infomatics
  • Basic Chemistry
  • Islamic World View
  • Genetics
  • Pharmacology
  • Epidemiology
  • Transfusion Science and Blood Banking
  • English for Academic Purposes

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

 A complete application should consist of the following items:

  • A complete, signed application form; and
  • Certified true Copy of Transcripts / Higher School Certificate (HSC) / GCE 'A' Level or equivalent; or
  • Certified true Copy of GCE 'O' Level or equivalent; and Recommendation Letter (at least one form the authority bodies); and
  • Applicant's Financial Statement and/or
  • Undertaking Letter; or
  • Applicant's Undertaking or Sponsorship Letter from the Government (for MBBS, Dentistry & Pharmacy applicants)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6886 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3443 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 150 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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700 RM National

15800 RM International

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/month
    Living Costs

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