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Internal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
2 Yrs (Full Time) / 3 Yrs (Part Time)
Part Time/Full Time
Full Time / Part Time
Refer to Univ.
Faculty of Medicine
Conducted entirely in Malaysia
Level of Study
Masters Degree Level
Field of Study
Medicine & Healthcare
Mode of Study
The Master in Science in Medical Biochemistry programme in AIMST University provides a solid foundation in Medical Biochemistry as a basis for teaching and research. This programme is designed to train graduates to demonstrate:
Basic knowledge in the fields of Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Information Technology, Genetic, Medical Biochemistry and Bioinformatics.
Plan and conduct a given research project, analyse and interpret the data obtained.
Motivation and skill required to pursue further research and life-long learning.
Oral and written communication skills.
Skills in the use and application of information technology tools.
Leadership qualities and the ability to work in a team.
Managerial and entrepreneurial skills.
Components Of the Programme
The programme is fully research based. Component of the programme are not subjects based but are divided according to the research areas / expertise: Medical Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Genetic Engineering, Traditional Medicines, Oncology.
Continuous assessment will be done through the assessment of interim presentation of projects work. The tools used may include proposal presentation, research progress reports, portfolio, journal club presentations, publication and con-ference participation.
The final assessment and recommendation for graduation is primarily based on the evaluation of the candidate’s report of research projects and his/her defense of the project.
A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, as accepted by the HEP Senate; or
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment ; or
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.
All applicants are expected to have a reasonable command of English Language:
TOEFL score 550
IELTS band 6
MUET band 4 or equivalent
Applicant who do not meet sufficient level of English Language may be required to attend and pass an English Language course conducted by the University prior to being admitted into the postgraduate programme.
All year around application
Further research leading to PhD
Teaching careers in academia
Genetic Counseling and Forensic Science
Environmental Monitoring and Pollution Control
Marketing and Sales
Patents and Intellectual Property Right
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.