Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biomedical Science

Biomedical Science, an exciting and dynamic area that is highly relevant to the understanding and treatment of human diseases, combines the fields of biology and medicine. It focuses on the structure and function of the human body from the level of organs and tissues to the molecular level. The biomedical scientists always find new ways to cure or treat disease by developing advanced diagnostic tools or new therapeutic strategies.

Malaysia is focusing on high-tech ventures including biomedical research, to become a developed nation. This research aims to provide advanced medical care by developing effective vaccines, equipment and drugs, as well as skilled workforce to meet the growing demand of the healthcare industry in light of the current global health crisis.
UTAR’s Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biomedical Science offered by the Faculty of Science is an interdisciplinary programme with a combination of biology and pre-clinical sciences. The programme aims to equip graduates with a strong basic knowledge in the field of health sciences. It also develops professionalism and provides opportunities to the students to put theory into practice in their development of healthcare. The programme generates graduates to work in the area of medicine and health related industries including management, basic medical research, education, forensics, and pharmaceuticals development.

Programme Details:


Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biomedical Science

Accreditation Status:   

Fully accredited   


10 trimester (Full-time) 


January, June, October   

Total Programme Fees:   

RM58,050 (Malaysian)

RM76,800 (International)  

Medium of Instruction:   



Kampar, Perak


Faculty of Science (FSc)

Career Prospects:

  • Biomedical research 
  • Forensic Science 
  • Food and healthcare 
  • Hospital laboratories 
  • Pathology 
  • Pharmaceutical industries 
  • Veterinary science 
  • Other relevant industrial laboratories