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Msc (Biomedicine) - PSK

OVERVIEW

The Master of Science (Biomedicine) Mixed Mode Programme supports Malaysia's aspiration to produce more fresh biomedical scientists with advanced knowledge, research acumen and innovative capabilities to meet the demand of the health industries. The programme also offers opportunities for scientists to synergistically elevate their academic qualification, skill and proficiency levels in biomedicine. Essentially, this programme serves as a platform for candidate to pursue PhD in biomedicine.

Based on inputs from key stake holders and biomedicine experts, this programme is designed to allow candidates to specialize in one of the three biomedicine clusters, namely (i) Current Cell Biology, (ii) Translational Pharmacotoxicity, and (iii) Trends in Infectious Diseases. In addition, candidates will be guided to acquire critical thinking skills, good ethical practices and high professionalism in biomedicine research.

Compulsory Core Courses (8 units)

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods
  • Research Ethics
  • Advanced Techniques in Biomedicine Laboratory

Specialised Core Courses (12 units @ cluster)
1. Current Cell Biology

  • Cell Physiology
  • Genetics and Development
  • Advanded Biochemistry
  • Signal Transduction

2. Translational Pharmacotoxicology

  • Drug Dynamics and Kinetics
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Advanced Toxicology
  • Applied Toxicology

3. Trends in Infectious Diseases

  • Pathogen Bacteriology
  • Pathogen Virology
  • Pathogen Parasitology
  • Pathogen Mycology

Research Project (20 units)

  • Research topic should be related to the cluster selected by the candidate
  • Oral presentation of research proposal
  • Dissertation
  • Oral presentation of research findings

    Contact Person:

    Associate Professor Dr. Few Ling Ling 
    609 7677536

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


Applicants should possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Science (Biomedicine, Applied Sciences, Health Sciences, Medicine or other related and recognized degrees) with CGPA ≥ 3.00 OR
  • Bachelor degree as in selection (i) with CGPA 2.75 – 2.99 and at least six (6) months research experience or working experience in related field OR
  • Bachelor degree as in selection (i) with CGPA ≥ 2.25 – 2.74 and at least one (1) year research experience or working experience in related field OR
  • Bachelor degree as in selection (i) with CGPA 2.49 or less, and at least five (5) years research experience or working experience in related field and two (2) academic publications OR obtained at least a B+ in a major course at least A- in final year research project.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS


(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper-Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) OR
  • A minimum score of Band 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

DURATION

  • Full-time: Min 1 ½ years (3 semesters) / Max 2 years (4 semesters)

FEES

Malaysian (MYR) International (USD)
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee : 265.00 X 40 Units = 10,600.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fees : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fees : 100.00 X 40 Units = 4,000.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00

** Fees are subject to change

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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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