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MSc (Molecular Medicine) - INFORMM

OVERVIEW

The programme aims to provide a strong fundamental understanding in the field of molecular medicine through comprehensive student-centred learning activities and a practical, hands-on experience in research and entrepreneurial aspects of the biomedical field. The programme has an emphasis on translational research with a focus on biomarker discovery and the development of vaccines and therapeutics.  


The programme consists of three semesters. In the first semester, candidates will undertake core courses. In the second semester students can select a research- or an industry-focused pathway allowing them to customize learning that will be relevant towards their career goals. A research project will be carried out in the second and third semesters.


Programme Structure

Semester I (12 units)

  • Molecular Basis of Diseases
  • Diagnostic Technologies & Biological Markers Discovery
  • Vaccines & Novel Therapeutics
  • Bioinformatics

Semester II (8 units)

Industry pathway

  • Managing a Biomedical-based Business
  • Technology Management & Intellectual Property
  • Regulations & Quality Management Systems for the Biomedical Industry

Research pathway

  • Project Management in Research
  • Current Trends in Molecular Medicine Research I
  • Current Trends in Molecular Medicine Research II


Semester II & III (30 units)

Research Project

Expertise available in the following Institute:
Institute for Research in Molecular Medicine
http://www.informm.usm.my/ 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


Applicants should possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in a related field with CGPA ≥ 2.75/4.00 .

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 213 in Computer- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of 80 in Internet- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of Band 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • The applicants native language is English or National language
  • Applicant graduated from institutions of higher learning which use English Language as the medium of instruction.

DURATION

  • Full-time: Min 3 semesters / Max 6 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 6 semesters / Max 12 semesters

FEES

Malaysian (MYR) International (USD)
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee : 620.00 X 50 Units = 31,000.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fees : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fees : 232.50 X 50 Units = 11,625.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00

** Fees are subject to change

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Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606  | xfax +604 653 2940  |  xemel admission_ips@usm.my

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


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