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BIOMEDICINE - MIXED MODE

INTRODUCTION

The Master of Science (Biomedicine) Mixed Mode Programme is offered to produce biomedical scientists to meet the demand of the health industries. Based on inputs from key stake holders and biomedicine experts, Based on our fields of expertise and inputs from key stakeholders, this programme is designed to offer advanced courses in cell biology, pharmacotoxicology and infection diseases. In addition, candidates will be guided to acquire critical thinking skills, good ethical practices and high professionalism in biomedical research. Essentially, the programme aspires to generate competent master of biomedicine graduates who are ready for PhD endeavour.

HOW TO APPLY

Please visit the Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) website at www.ips.usm.my for online application.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Qualification CGPA Additional Requirement
Bachelor of Science (Biomedicine / Biomedical Sciences, Biology, Applied Science, Health Sciences or other related and recognised degrees) 2.75 and above -
2.50 - 2.74

    1. Research experience (minimum 1 year)

                                  OR

    2. Working experience in related field (minimum 1 year)

                                  OR

    3.  Two (2) academic publications (journals, not proceedings) in the field applied

                                  OR

    4.  Grade B for major/elective courses

                                  OR

    5.  Grade B+ in final year project

                                  AND

Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School

2.00 - 2.49

    1. Research experience (minimum 5 years)

                                  OR

    2. Working experience in related field (minimum 5 years)

                                  AND

    3. Two (2) academic publications (journals, not proceedings) in the field applied

                                  OR

    4. Grade B+ for major/elective courses

                                  OR

    5. Grade A- in final year project

                                  AND

    6.  Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School

* Foreign Student has to produce English proficiency result as follows:

  • A minimum score of 550 in TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language)(paper- based);or
  • A minimum score of 213 on the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)(computer-based);or A minimum score of 80 on the TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language)(internet-based);or
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System); or
  • English is the candidate’s mother tongue or National Language; or
  • The candidate graduated from an Institution of Higher Learning in which the medium of instruction at Bachelor and Master level is English; or
  • English courses offered by British Council. (The level of qualification and the relevant courses are to be identified by the University Postgraduated Studies Council); or
  • English courses offered by School of Languages, Literacies and Translation (The level of qualification and the relevant courses are to be identified by the University Postgraduated Studies Council); or
  • English courses from selected Malaysian public/private university or institution. (The level of qualification and the relevant courses should be previously identified and approved by the University Postgraduated Studies Council).

DURATION

Mode Minimum Maximum
Full Time 1 year
3 years

FEES STRUCTURE

  Registration Fees Tuition Fees Personal Bond
Malaysian RM340.00

RM265.00/Unit

*Total Unit=40

-
International RM910.00

RM400.00/unit

*Total Unit=40

RM1900.00

COURSE STRUCTURE

 

Components Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester KSCP
Course Unit Course Unit Course Unit

Taught Courses

(20 units)

GTB513

Cell Biology and Genetics

3        

GTB514

Biochemistry

3        
GTB515 Pharmacology and Toxicology 3        

GTB516

Medical Microbiology

3        

GTB521

Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods

3        

GTB522

Research Ethics

2        

GTB523

Techniques in Biomedicine Laboratory

3        

Research

(20 units)

    GTB540 Research Project 20
Total Unit   20   20

Contact Us

Dean,
School of Health Sciences
Health Campus
Universiti Sains Malaysia,
16150 Kubang Kerian,
Kelantan. Malaysia.

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