Duration : 3 semesters (Full time only)


: Bachelor Degree in related field with a good Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 3.0 and above from any Institution of higher learning recognized by the Senate; or
Other qualification equivalent to a Bachelor Degree and other qualification or experience recognized by the Senate.
International applicant should get a minimum score of 550 for TOEFL or Band 6.0 for IELTS


Master of Health Science (Biomedical Science) program aims to update and enhance student’s knowledge and skills in biomedical science and prepares them to work in multi-disciplinary medical science settings. Courses are conducted using various approaches that include lectures, seminars, problem-based learning, and group discussions. Technical skills are enhanced through laboratory practicums and fieldwork. In the final semester, students complete a short research project in the specialized modules of infectious disease, chemical pathology or natural product toxicology. Experienced faculty members with reputable, international publication records guide the students.


Course Structure

Semester I

Core Program: Compulsory Module
NNNB6013     Laboratory Techniques in Biomedical Sciences
NNNB6034     Laboratory Techniques in Cellular and Molecular Biology
NNNB6052     Laboratory Management
NNNB6073     Research Methods & Biostatistics
Semester II

Elective Modules (Each student is required to pick 1 elective module)

(Elective I: Chemical Pathology)
NNNB6344     Chemical Pathology
NNNB6364     Laboratory Techniques in Clinical Pathology
NNNB6384     Data Interpretation in Chemical Pathology
NNNB6624     Research Project in Biomedical Sciences I

(Elective II:  Infectious Diseases)
NNNB6522     Microbial Diseases
NNNB6542     Environmental Microbiology
NNNB6562     Attachment in Diagnostic Medical Microbiology Laboratory
NNNB6543     Human Parasites and Vectors
NNNB6523     Laboratory Techniques and Field Work in Parasitology and Entomology
NNNB6624     Research Project in Biomedical Sciences I

(Elective III:  Toxicology)
NNNB6124     Natural Product Development
NNNB6144     Toxicology Laboratory Placement
NNNB6164     Toxicology Laboratory Techniques
NNNB6624     Research Project in Biomedical Sciences I

Semester III

Compulsory Module: Research and Thesis writing
NNNB661C     Biomedical Sciences Research Project II


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Course Coordinator:

Nur Zakiah Mohd Saat



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