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Biomedical Science is a discipline that examines the functions of human body from the molecular to the genetic, cellular and structural level in health and diseases. Disease onset, course, prevention and cure are thoroughly studied through proper use of diagnostic procedures and state of the art technology.
The UKM degree in Biomedical Science is a four year programme accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science U.K. (IBMS) and the Malaysian Accreditation Board. The programme offers students the latest information and technology in medical, health and biomedical research. Courses in anatomy, biochemistry, epidemiology, genetics, pathology, physiology, immunology, microbiology, pharmacology, toxicology, molecular techniques and analytical statistics provide foundation to understand the effects of diseases on the structure and function of human body. Throughout their studies students will be exposed to and will gain skills in research and laboratory management.
The program also prepares them with real world experience by undergoing 3-4 months of practical training or internship in hospital and industrial laboratories. In the final year of studies they are required to complete an honors level research project. Graduates from this program will find careers in research laboratories, industries and health related sectors.
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