Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering Technology (Honours)

Bachelor of Biomedical
Engineering Technology (Honours)

KPT/JPS(R/523/6/0288) 02/29 (MQA/FA9005)

Biomedical Engineering Technology is the applications of engineering philosophy and skills to the medical field. It combines the design and problem solving skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to help improve patient health care and the quality of life of individuals.

Students shall gain exposure and experience handling various equipment and apparatus, such as patient monitors, electrocardiographs, infusion devices, blood-gas analyzers, patient-care computers and other related technical paraphernalia.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this programme are classified as highly skilled engineering technologists who are high in demand in healthcare institutions, including hospitals and clinics.
The main job specifications include maintenance, troubleshooting, repairing and calibration of medical equipments. Within this curriculum, students will learn to repair, calibrate, and maintain most of the standard types of medical equipment, using hand tools, power tools, measuring devices, and knowledge of manufacturers’ manuals, troubleshooting techniques and carrying out maintenance schedules.

Careers Prospects

Careers in biomedical engineering leads to diverse careers involving:-
Medical instrumentation
Image processing and archiving
Biosignal processing
Biomechanics and rehabilitation engineering
Bioinformatics and telemedicine
Biomedical computing

Duration Of Studies

4 years
Year 1 Courses
English for Special Purposes 1
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia
Hubungan Etnik
Basic Electrical Engineering
Introduction to Medicine
Laboratory 1
Intro to Biomed Eng Tech
English for Special Purposes 2
Ordinary Differential Equations
Information & Communication Technology
Material Science
Engineering Mechanics
Anatomy & Physiology
Laboratory 2
Kerajaan & Dasar Awam Malaysia
Affective Domain
Year 2 Courses
Young Mercy 1
Academic Writing
Engineering Mathematics
Computer Programming
Electric Circuit Analysis
Engineering Drawing
Forces, Field & Flows
Laboratory 3
Young Mercy 2
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Digital Electronics
Analog Electronics
Signal & Systems
Laboratory 4
Affective Domain
Year 3 Courses
Haematology & Immunology
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
Biomedical Signal Processing & Analysis
Biomedical Measurement & Instrumentation
Biomedical Electronics & Microcomputer
Laboratory 5
Affective Domain
Pathology & Microbiology
Biomedical Acts, Standards & Safety
Biomedical Imaging System
Medical Image Processing & Analysis
Medical Devices Maintenance & Repair
Project Management
Laboratory 6
Final Year Project 1
Year 4 Courses
Final Year Project 2
Design of Biomedical Devices & Systems
Hospital Engineering
Laboratory 7
Affective Domain
Elective 1
Elective 2
Practical Training

Study Mode

Two Method:-
  • Lectures, tutorials, practical and industrial training
  • Includes an industrial placement module, students interact with biomedical engineers at the healthcare facilities which adds further depth to their work.

Entry Requirements

All applicants, except those with a degree qualification in art or humanities, must have passed and attained a minimum of the following:

Examinations Requirement
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) Pass with minimum CGPA 2.00 (Grade C) in Mathematics and 1 related Science subject and pass English in SPM (or equivalent);
A-Level Pass with at least Grade C in 3 subjects including in Mathematics and 1 related Science subject;
CUCMS Foundation in Allied Science / Matriculation / Asasi Sains / other Foundation programmes from recognised HEI Pass with minimum of CGPA 2.00;
Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) Pass with Jayyid level including a credit in Mathematics and 1 related Science subject in SPM (or equivalent);
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Pass with at least Grade B in 5 subjects including Mathematics and 1 related Science subject;
South Australian Matriculation (SAM) Pass with aggregate 60% in 3 subjects including Mathematics and 1 related Science subject;;
International Baccalaureate Pass with a minimum of 26 points in Mathematics and 1 related Science subject;
Canadian Pre-University (CPU) Pass with an aggregate of 50% in Mathematics and 1 related Science subject;
Scholar Aptitude Test (SAT) Pass with at least aggregate 60% in Mathematics and 1 related Science subject;;
American High School Diploma Pass with minimum CGPA 2.00;
Diploma in Engineering / Engineering Technology (Level 4 MQF) in a related field from a recognised HEI Pass with minimum CGPA 2.00;
Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government; AND
English Proficiency for Malaysian Students : MUET Band 2; OR English Proficiency for Foreign Students : TOEFL score of 500 or IELTS score of 5.0

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