BSc. Biomedical Sciencies

This is a four year programme in Biomedical Sciecies. Thirty students admitted every year.

Program Objectives
  • To provide students with broad-based understanding of Biomedical Sciences.
  • To provide a capacity base for human resources for diagnostic, academic, research, consultancy and training for Institutions in Malawi.
  • To improve quality of training for Biomedical Technologists in Malawi.
  • To provide opportunities for further study in Dentistry, Medicine and other health related professions in Malawi and beyond.
  • To develop transferable skills in numeric, communication, teamwork and independent learning.
  • To develop and apply research skills to a wide range of questions and issues in Biomedical Sciences.

Program Outline

Biomedical Science Courses for Generic Students

Semester I Semester II

  • Physics for Health Sciences I
  • Chemistry for Health Science I
  • Mathematics I
  • Biology 1
  • Communication
  • Physics for Health
  • Sciences II
  • Chemistry for Health Sciences II
  • Mathematics II
  • Biology II
  • Information and Comm. Technology

Semester III Semester IV

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Biochemistry I
  • Bioethics
  • Community Health
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Pharmacology
  • Biostatistics
  • Medical Genetics

Semester V Semester VI

  • Immunology
  • Pathology I(General)
  • Microbiology I
  • Bioinstrumentation and Biotesting Methods
  • Pathology II (Systemic)
  • Microbiology II
  • Parasitology
  • Introduction to Research Methodology
  • Molecular Biology

Semester VII Semester VIII

  • Epidemiology
  • Reproductive Health I
  • Biotechnology in Health Sciences
  • Haematology
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Health Services Management
  • Reproductive Health II
  • Human Nutrition
  • Research Project & Dissertation


Academic Calendar Social and Sporting Life List of Scholarships University Prospectus The Registrar  
Job Opportunities MUSREC MSSF Brief for Sponsors User Manual for Student Online Mzuzu University  
Webmail Academic Programmes   Master time table Private Bag 201  
University Map Alumni     Mzuzu 2, Malawi.  
  Student Online        
  E-Learn     Email: ur@mzuni.ac.mw  

        Tel: +265 (0)1 320 722/575