M.Sc. On Campus

Life Sciences

Sunway University

24 months
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This postgraduate research Life Sciences programme from Sunway University will provide you with the opportunity to conduct original research, which extends the frontiers of knowledge in a specialised area of your choice in Life Sciences.


The Life Sciences programme from Sunway University provides advanced knowledge of, and training in, research methods that will enable you to apply your knowledge and skills as researchers, practitioners and administrators in many fields of life sciences and assist you in obtaining employment in the healthcare and biopharmaceutical industry.

The MSc in Life Sciences is offered in partnership with Lancaster University, UK. On successful completion of the programme, the graduates will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.

Career Prospects

  • Biochemist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Healthcare manager
  • Immunologist
  • Laboratory manager
  • Lecturer/Science educator
  • Microbiologist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Physiologist
  • Product Specialist
  • Research scientist
  • Sales manager
  • Quality control specialist

Programme Structure

Areas of Research
  • Antimicrobials
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer biology and therapeutics
  • Cell biology
  • Ecology and conservation
  • Infectious diseases
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology and genetics
  • Neurobiology
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Virology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

All application documents and initial payment to be submitted to International Office at least eight (8) weeks before the intake date(s).




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences (e.g. Medical Biotech, Biomedicine, etc) or a related field; with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent
  • Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis

Tuition Fee


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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