Bachelor of Science - Genomics and Bioinformatics

Monash University Malaysia

Bandar Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia

Quick Facts


3 years


Full-time, On-campus


Feb, Jul, Oct

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Course Structure

Majors Available:

  • Genomics and Bioinformatics: Study the total genetic makeup of organisms and the diverse range of analytical methods and tools applied to genomic data. These allied fields contribute to superior healthcare, enhanced food security and more. Medicinal Chemistry: Study the design, development, biological activities and properties of drugs. You'll learn how to seek new active chemical compounds from natural products such as rainforest plants, and design novel synthetic compounds.

Minors available:

  • Psychology: Study the human mind, mental processes and resulting behaviour. This is a broad scientific discipline that includes investigations of the brain, memory, perception, reasoning, and mental health and wellbeing.
  • Tropical Environmental Biology: Study the behaviour of living systems with a strong focus on ecological and environmental issues of global importance such as climate change, biodiversity and conservation. Sustainable approaches to environmental conservation and biodiversity preservation are also explored.
  • Chemistry (minor): Study the science of matter and energy, how atoms and molecules react and interact, and how that behaviour can be harnessed to transform materials, medicine and technology.
  • Genetics and Genomics (minor): Study the structure, function, transmission and evolution of genes. Genetics underpins many exciting areas such as biomedical science, conservation biology and forensics.

Entry Requirements

  • Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)*: 72.5%
  • A Level GCE: 9 points
  • ATAR: 80
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB Diploma Program): 28
  • STPM, Malaysia: 8.5 points
  • UEC, Malaysia: <=4.2
  • Program Matrikulasi (Matriculation Program), Malaysia: 2.67 points
  • Foundation in Science and Technology, Sunway College: 70%

*The undergraduate entry requirements published are for students who commence the MUFY program in 2022.

The formal prerequisites for Bachelor of Science are at least one of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Physics, Psychology or Mathematics at a higher level (Australian Year 12 equivalent).

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