Master of Science (Biomedicine) – PSK(Mixed)

by | Mar 26, 2019

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

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