Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons)

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons)
@ Management & Science Institute - MSI

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons) programme would serve as a platform for its graduates to pursue their career pathway in the biomedical, medical or any of the health sciences area. The programme introduces modern laboratory techniques and encourages students to relate what they have learnt in class with the latest development in this field. This programme has strong emphasis on research which will be a great advantage for graduates who are inclined towards health science research.

Through its curriculum which integrates the knowledge, attitude, and skill components, the graduates are prepared to meet the challenging endeavour as professional biomedical scientist. The competence in both diagnostic and clinical aspects of the curriculum will certainly be great advantage in their future undertakings. Biomedical graduates from this programme may also further their studies towards masters, doctorate level or pursue a professional degree in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy through MSU’s International Student Exchange Program (ISEP).


The main objective of this programme is to produce graduates with an in depth knowledge and understanding of all major areas of the biomedical and clinical sciences, with opportunity for a degree of specialisation.

Career Prospect

Graduates from this programme can look forward to a successful career as: Biomedical scientist, Medical Laboratory Manager, Research Officers, Healthcare Officers, Academicians, Underwriters for medical insurance companies and etc.

Course Content

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons) is made up of 120 credits. 24 units are allocated for the compulsory (university) subjects, 26 units for the core (school) subjects and the remaining 70 units are for the core (programme) subjects. In the first year, students will learn subjects like Organic Chemistry, Bio-statistics, Biochemistry and Physiology. In the second year, the students will have the opportunity to study subjects like Immunology and Serology, Medical Parasitology, Haematology and Phlebotomy as well as Histopathology. In the third year and final year, the emphasis will be on in-depth subjects such as Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory I & II, Neuropharmacology and students will be send for internship training to gain practical experience in an actual workplace.

Core Subjects

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Systemic Pathology
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory II

Duration Of Programmes

Two year in MSU- Colombo and One year in MSU - Malaysia (Full Time)

Admission Requirements

  • A Levels = 3 passes (grade C and above) in 3 subjects
  • Diploma programme with Minimum - CGPA 2.75 or Foundation programme with Minimum, CGPA 2

For a detailed breakdown of the entry requirement, please liaise with the Counselling & Communications department or email your queries to

The above information is accurate at the time of printing. However MSU reserves the right to make changes where required without notice.

  • Total tuition fees charged is based on credit hour taken for each semester
  • Full payment of tuition fee must be made on the Registration Day Or Prior To The Commencement of the semester
  • Fees are charged on per semester basis and are based on credit hours taken by the respective students. Please contact the Counselling & Communications department on fees and other payments details
  • Tuition fees inclusive of taxes
    • Registration fees must be paid on the registration day
    • Registration fees paid are not refundable


3 Years

Course Level





Biomedical Science

Contact Details

+94 11 2 576900

No 300, Galle Road , Colombo 03

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