Minghan Yong

Minghan hopes to be a cancer researcher; developing new therapies to fight cancer and to help reduce the impact this disease has on people.

Key facts

Programme: Bachelor of Science
Subject: Biomedical Science

“I decided to pursue this degree as I wanted to understand and uncover the various ways the human body is affected by disease, and eventually be able to come up with solutions and ways to fight them.

“The subject allows students to enjoy the benefits of both the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences and get world-class teaching in state-of-the-art research facilities. Lecturers and tutors are truly helpful and are eager to share their expertise with students.

The range of courses offered in the programme is huge. They encompass many important issues in modern society, and provide a solid foundation of important knowledge required for this field of study.

Minghan Yong

“I’ve enjoyed having the freedom to choose my own courses and being able to structure my knowledge around my interests. I chose to focus on cancer because of the dedication I saw from my professors in this area, and because of the impact this disease has had on countless people in the world.

“I would like to pursue a masters and eventually a PhD in the future. After that, I hope to become a cancer researcher; understanding and developing new therapies to fight cancer.”