Bachelor of Science Honours in Biomedical Science

Entry Requirements

  • Three Passes in GCE Advanced Level (A/L) in Bio Science Stream
  • An equivalent qualification for international students

Level
Undergraduate
Semester
8 (4 Years)
Credit
120
Why Select KIU For Perceiving Bachelor Of Science Honours In Biomedical Science Degree?

The degree is designed in a way to stimulate the analytical thinking of students and to drive them towards scientific research that would revolutionize the health sector as Biomedical Scientists. This program ensures the coverage of all areas that are essential to become a skilled and knowledgeable Scientist in the field of Health Science. The lectures are conducted in an interactive manner.

Diverse arrays of assessment methods that are used in examinations enhance the quality of the graduates. There are practical sessions designed in certain modules to ensure the gain of practical skills related to medicine as well as medical laboratory sciences. In the final year of academic studies, the students are required to conduct a research project which will ensure their research capabilities where they will embed themselves in methodical laboratory procedures and improve their analytical skills whilst gaining self-confidence for working as a researcher.

CURRICULUM

Year One

Semester One

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Basic Chemistry

Semester Two

  • General and Systematic Microbiology 1
  • Biochemistry
  • Clinical Biochemistry 1
  • Instrumentation

Year Two

Semester Three

  • Immunology
  • General Pathology
  • Clinical Biochemistry 2
  • Basic Hematology

Semester Four

  • Basic Pharmacology
  • General and Systematic Microbiology 2
  • Systemic Pathology

Year Three

Semester Five

  • Applied Medical Microbiology / Infectious Diseases 1
  • Applied Hematology
  • Epidemiology
  • Parasitology
  • Biostatistics

Semester Six

  • Systemic Pharmacology
  • Applied Biochemistry 1
  • Research Methodology
  • Public Health Microbiology

Year Four

Semester Seven

  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Laboratory Management & Quality Control
  • Applied Biochemistry 2
  • Applied Microbiology / Infectious Disease 2

Semester Eight

  • General and Applied Molecular Biology
  • Transfusion Medicine
  • Research Project

Publishing the research work will be highly encouraged after the research project where the student will gain national and international attention of the scientific community. A well-qualified and highly dedicated lecturer panel will ensure the delivery of maximum knowledge and skills to the undergraduate with the use of cutting-edge technology and state of the art laboratories.