MS Program

​​The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at the Faculty of Medicine offers a Master of Science (M.Sc) degree which englobes both fundamental and clinical notions in the fields of Biochemistry and Genetics.

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Admission Requirements

An undergraduate average of at least 80 percent (or standardized equivalent from other institutions of higher learning) in the major field of study and a cumulative average of at least 75 percent (or standardized equivalent) for all work done at the undergraduate level leading to a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent are required for admission as a regular student. An undergraduate average of at least 75 percent (or standardized equivalent from other institutions of higher learning) in the major field of study and a cumulative average of at least 75 percent (or standardized equivalent) may qualify for admission on probation. Applicants may also be obliged to fulfill the English language proficiency requirement. Further information on the general requirements for the admission to the MS program are described on Page 43 of the Graduate Catalogue.

Application

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Program requirements​

  • First Year
    Term: Fall   
    Subject Course Title Credit Hours
    BIOC321Nucleic Acids and Basic Genetics1
    BIOC322Protein Biochemistry1
    BIOC323Cellular Metabolism and Regulation2
    BIOC325Receptors and Signal Transduction2
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    Term: Spring ​ ​ ​
    Subject Course Title Credit Hours
    BIOC302Genetic Pathways in Organogenesis1
    BIOC303Molecular Biology of Cancer (Part I)1
    BIOC326Bioinformatics tools and applications in genomics2
    BIOC330Translational Genetics and Genomics2
    BIOC305ASeminar0


  • Second Year ​

    Term: Fall ​ ​ ​
    Subject Course Title Credit Hours
    IDTH301Introduction to Medical Science Literature2
    EPHD310Basic Biostatistics3
    BIOC305BSeminar0
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    Term: Spring ​ ​ ​
    Subject Course Title Credit Hours
    BIOC303Molecular Biology of Cancer3
    BIOC305CSeminar1
    BIOC
    395AComprehensive Exam0
    BIOC399Thesis9


    Term: Summer​

    Subject Course Title Credit Hours
    BIOC399AThesis (Extension)0