• The department offers a Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences BBMs, so that the minimum number of credit hours to obtain the certificate is 130 credit hours (CH) divided into compulsory University requirements (18 CH), compulsory general science and biomedical science requirements (87 CH), and optional biomedical science requirements (25 CH). The process of teaching is a minimum of 3 years.
  • Students with a Palestinian Tawjihi/ scientific stream are accepted competitively, as well as students with certificates that are equivalent either from Arab countries or from other countries.
  • Obtaining BBMs with a maximum of 5-year period is the first and necessary step, with other specific conditions, to continue human medicine MD program by entrance to its clinical phase through doctor of medicine program.

Expand the knowledge in Biomedical Sciences and enrich community health services.

Contribute to the progress of work in the medical sciences in order to provide the community with leaders who specialize in different medical fields.

  • Develop an outstanding educational program in Biomedical Sciences.
  • Establish an exceptional research institute in the Biomedical Sciences field.
  • Graduate specialized faculty that link the applied Medical Sciences with clinical.
  • To earn a bachelor degree in Biomedical Sciences, students must complete 131 credit hours. These include completion of university, college, department compulsory and elective courses.
  • Spend a minimum of three years in the BMS program.
  • Gain accumulative score of at least 1.7 (GPA).
  • For BBMs to enable students to continue MD program there are specific conditions that are clarified in the section related to entrance to "Doctor of Medicine Program".

Grading Scale for Basic Biomedical Sciences Courses

Grade in Letter

Grade in %

Grade in Number

Evaluation

A

90-100

4

Pass

A-

88-89.99

3.75

Pass

B+

85-87.99

3.5

Pass

B

80-84.99

3.0

Pass

B-

76-79.99

2.75

Pass

C+

72-75.99

2.5

Pass

C

70-71.99

2.0

Pass

C-

65-69.99

1.75

Pass

D+

63-64.99

1.5

Pass

D

60-62.99

1.0

Pass

D-

45.99-59.99

0.75

Fail

E

0-44.99

0.0

Fail

 

  • The minimum passing mark for each course is 60%.
  • A student who does not pass a course (achieved D- or below) is allowed to repeat the failed course up to two times.
  • Students are allowed to retake a course to raise their grade point average (GPA).