The development of medical biotechnologies is one of the major success stories of the last 20 years, and continues to revolutionise the world of medicine. Exciting new developments have led the way to new treatments to combat previously life-threatening diseases and to improve the quality of life. This programme will lead you through some of the most important developments, helping you to understand them and opening up a future world of innovation and discovery.
Graduates of the programme will find rewarding careers in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as in the health sector and in public policy, as society grapples with the complex issues that the rapidly changing world of medical biotechnology brings with it. With a focus on developing research skills, this programme also equips you for further studies at Masters or even PhD level, that can lead to cutting edge medical biotechnology discovery.
On successful completion of the programme, graduates will also be awarded a degree from Lancaster University. They will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.
- Patent law
- Pharmaceutical industries
- Food industries
- Healthcare research
- Entrepreneurs and marketing professionals
- Insurance industry
for Malaysian students
for international students
For Biology with Psychology and Medical Biotechnology
Possess SPM or its equivalent with three (3) credits in Mathematics, one science subject and one any other subject
For Biomedicine Programme
2 principals in two of the following subjects at STPM/Pre-University/Matriculation level in: Biology, Physics/Mathematics or Chemistry)
Additional Requirements for Certain International Students
International students or candidates from certain countries that want to take some Sunway University degree programmes (for example programmes in partnership with Lancaster University) will need to take and pass our online six-month International Preparatory Programme (IPP). This is a requirement to enrol on a Sunway degree programme that also leads to a degree awarded by Sunway’s partner institution. Students are required to pass all the subjects with grade C or above in order to progress to the degree programme.
English Language Requirements
- IELTS or equivalent 6.0
- MUET Band 4
- SPM English B3 or B+
- UEC English B4
- O-Level English (1119)Credit B3
- Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
- ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English
Note: The credit requirement at SPM level can be waived should the grades obtained at the Pre-University level are equivalent or higher.