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SCIENCE
Course structure
The course develops through two themes – foundation biomedical sciences and scientific practice , and human health – that culminate in biomedical science practice through a biomedical science internship .
C . Internship You ’ ll undergo a minimum of eight weeks work-based training in hospitals and medical research centres , where you ’ ll have the opportunity to integrate the various strands of your learning in a real workplace .
A . Foundation biomedical sciences and scientific practice These studies provide the scientific foundations for a career in biomedical science with a focus on medical / molecular diagnostics and medical biotechnology . You ’ ll gain knowledge in the areas of biology , recombinant DNA technology , molecular biology , microbiology , chemistry and skills in diagnostic techniques , clinical work practices and scientific communication . You ’ ll gain an understanding of the core elements of modern science by looking at scientific discovery through history and the skills to assess the validity of scientific information . The focus of these studies is skills development and professional application and practice in the laboratory and workplaces .
B . Human health The focus of these studies is scientific principles , concepts and skills in the areas of science relevant to the field of biomedical science . These include anatomy , human physiology , immunology , cellular metabolism / biochemistry , medical microbiology , pathology , pharmacology , physiology of human health systems and the functional immune system of multicellular organisms and the diseases states that result from pathogen infection and from autoimmunity . You ’ ll learn how the human body systems act together to perform complex body functions .
Our students have interned with :
• Sunway Medical Centre
• Pantai Hospital
• Assunta Hospital
• Tawakal Hospital
• Pathology and Diagnostic laboratory
• Pantai Premier Pathology
• Ace Labsystem .
D . Free elective study This will enable you to further your knowledge in your choice of units from any school , including units from other science courses .
What your course will look like 1
YEAR 1
UNITS
Semester 1 24 Credit points
BIO1011 Blueprints for life 6 Credit points
CHM1051 Chemistry 1 advanced 6 Credit points
SCI1020 Introduction to statistical reasoning 6 Credit points
BTH1802 Fundamentals of biotechnology 6 Credit points
Semester 2 24 Credit points
BIO1022 Life on Earth 6 Credit points
CHM1052 Chemistry 2 advanced
ANT1800 Introduction to anatomy and medical terminology 6 Credit points
Elective 6 Credit points
YEAR 2
UNITS
Semester 1 24 Credit points
BTH2741 Biochemistry 6 Credit points
BTH2830 Fundamentals of microbiology 6 Credit points
SCI2010 Scientific practice and communication 6 Credit points
PHY2810 Physiology of human body systems 6 Credit points
Semester 2 24 Credit points
BTH2732 Recombinant DNA technology 6 Credit points
BTH2752 Cellular metabolism 6 Credit points
PHY2820 Physiology of human health 6 Credit points
Elective 6 Credit points
Summer semester 2
YEAR 3
MBS3800 Medical bioscience internship 6 Credit points
UNITS
Semester 1 18 Credit points
PHA3800 Fundamentals of toxicology 6 Credit points
HUP3810 Principles of pathology 1 6 Credit points
PHA3801 Principles of pharmacology 6 Credit points
Semester 2 24 Credit points
BTH3752 Molecular biology and biotechnology 6 Credit points
BTH3722 Medical microbiology 6 Credit points
HUP3820 Principles of pathology 2 6 Credit points
IMM3802 Essentials of applied immunology 6 Credit points
Foundation biomedical sciences and scientific practice Human health Internship Free elective study
1 This course map is intended as a rough guide . Units listed may vary depending on intake , availability and the latest requirements . 2 Depending on your intake , the summer semester may commence before your third year or in between semesters of your third year .
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