Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Health Care Practice

by | Mar 6, 2019

The Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Health Care Practice is a 4 years programme.

However, registered Medical Assistants may apply for Credit Transfers and enter into Year 2 of the programme. They will be able to complete this within 3 years.

This programme is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of Assistant Medical Officers (Medical Assistants) nationwide. The programme includes a wide range of subjects that examine scientific, social, political, economic, ethical, and organizational issues in health care, which address implications for individual practice and public policy.

Graduates of this programme will be effective managers, leaders and practitioners in delivering holistic care. The focus will be the application of theory into practice as graduate demonstrate critical thinking skills in their leadership, managerial and practitioner role. The emphasis will be on emergency care, community health and counselling skills.

This programme has incorporated clinical placements which will enable students to gain relevant skills required by the Healthcare Industry. A research component in the curriculum will enable students to contribute new knowledge in the field of Health Care.

The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Practice (Hons) programme fills a gap in the current job market by preparing graduates to tackle the needs and priorities of clinical practice, evidence-informed decision making, health promotion, illness prevention, current management concepts, leadership, and patient-centred care, as outlined by the Board of Medical Assistant, Malaysia


Year 1

Semester 1

  • Anatomy & Physiology 1
  • Microbiology & Parasitology
  • Communication
  • Study Skills

Year 1

Semester 2

  • Anatomy & Physiology 2
  • Personal, professional development & Medico-legal
  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Nutrition & metabolism

Year 1

Semester 3

  • Clinical Practice 1 : Medical Surgical 1

Year 2

Semester 4

  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Human Biology
  • Health Assessment
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia

Year 2

Semester 5

  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Surgical
  • Comparative Religion

Year 2

Semester 6

  • Clinical Practice 2: Health Assessment
  • Clinical Practice 3: Medical Surgery

Year 3

Semester 7

  • Psychology & Sociology
  • Critical Thinking & Reflective Practice
  • Primary Health Care
  • Clinical Practice 4: Primary health care
  • Hubungan Ethnik

Year 3

Semester 8

  • Emergency and Disaster 1
  • Research Methodology and Statistics
  • Community Health          HBPS 3834
  • Clinical Practice 5: Community Health
  • Community Work

Year 3

Semester 9

  • Clinical Practice 6: Emergency and disaster 1
  • Clinical Practice 7: Reflection

Year 4

Semester 10

  • Emergency and Disaster 2
  • Contemporary healthcare issues
  • Clinical Practice 8: Emergency and Disaster 2
  • Entrepreneurship

Year 4

Semester 11

  • Occupational Safety & Health
  • Research project
  • Management & leadership
  • Clinical Practice 9: Management & Leadership

Year 4

Semester 12

  • Clinical Practice 10: Occupational Health
  • Clincial Practice 11: Contemporary issues

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