Route to biomedical science
IF you enjoyed carrying out experiments and handling equipment during science classes in secondary school, then biomedical science may be right for you. As you advance on this path, you will discover that there is more to this field than meets the eye.
With Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia qualifications, you can pursue the Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology offered at SEGi University and Colleges.
This programme includes a medical laboratory placement, providing hands- on training in the components of biochemistry, haematology, serology, histopathology, cytology, microbiology and parasitology.
Upon completion, you can proceed to the Bachelor of Biomedical Science ( Hons) offered at SEGi University.
This programme is in line with the National Higher Education Strategic Plan to produce a desirable percentage of scientists and researchers in Malaysia to cater to the growing demand of the healthcare industry.
Biomedical science mostly involves the study of human biology as well as viruses, bacteria and other life forms that influence the human body.
Biomedical science students study the human body and are exposed to various medical diagnostics and latest developments covering the areas of anatomy and physiology, clinical biochemistry, human genetics, medical microbiology, cellular pathology, blood sciences and pharmacology.
With this qualification, you can become a biomedical scientist, forensic scientist, healthcare scientist, microbiologist and toxicologist, among others.
The Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is available at SEGi campuses in Kota Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Sarawak.
The Bachelor of Biomedical Science ( Hons) programme is available only at SEGi University in Kota Damansara.
For more information, call SEGi University ( 03- 6145 1777 or 1800 887 344), SEGi College Kuala Lumpur ( 03- 2070 2078 or 1800 888 028) or SEGi College Penang ( 04- 263 3888) or e- mail askme@ segi. edu. my or visit www. segi. edu. my.
Biomedical science students at SEGi are exposed to a wide range of medical diagnostics and developments.