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M.Sc. in Molecular Medicine

Offered by: International Medical University (IMU)
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Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration1.5 - 4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees40000/Course
Fees (International Student)53650/Course
FacultySchool of Postgraduate Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyScience (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)
Mode of StudyBy Mixed Mode
Course Description

The IMU Master of Science in Molecular Medicine is a postgraduate programme that is designed for graduates seeking conceptually clear, personally engaging, and intellectually substantive advanced training in the field of molecular medicine. The impact of molecular medicine is indeed astounding and immense. For instance, in developing therapeutics for breast cancer, nasopharyngeal carcinoma and infectious diseases, a multi-disciplinary team of scientists, pharmacists and medical experts in IMU is designing novel analogs of bioactive compounds from their natural counterparts through computer-aided drug design. The use of genomic screen, bioinformatics and chemoinformatics enable our experts to select drug analogs that are highly specific and individualised. Metabolomics studies are done to elucidate the possible metabolites derived from the drugs as well as their possible toxicity. Our formulation experts make use of advanced nanodelivery materials such as functionalised nanocapsules and carbon nanotubes to enhance the bioavailability of drugs.

This programme aims to deliver an exceptional curriculum that is impactful and transformative, one that endows students with skills that are credible and transferable in order to meet the highest demands and expectations of scientific rigours. The curriculum is designed with innovations in mind drawing from the expertise of our world-renowned faculty who are also passionate researchers. The core modules in this programme prepare students for the hands-on research experience that is led by our experts. The comprehensive and outcome-based nature of the core modules encompass the latest scientific developments in molecular medicine that are delivered through innovative andragogy. Students will appreciate the intricate and revealing marvel of molecules in human diseases and be astounded by the ways in which systems biology, computational biology and chemical genetics have transformed the research strategy and methodology in stem cell technology and therapeutics, drug design and development as well as medical and clinical research.

The outcomes of this programme will provide a clear map in guiding graduates through the rugged terrain of competing theoretical and practical frameworks in the ever-evolving scientific landscape of molecular medicine. Upon completion of this programme, vast and rewarding career paths are available as graduates enter employment as clinical scientists or research scientists in academia, research institutes or industries worldwide. Graduates may also continue their education as PhD students at IMU or elsewhere. The IMU MSc Molecular Medicine programme welcomes graduates with basic degrees in Medicine, Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Biomedical and Health Sciences.

 

Entry Requirements
A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to have obtained:

 

  1. A bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent in related discipline, as accepted by the HEP Senate; or
  2. A bachelor’s degree in related discipline with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or
  3. A bachelor’s degree in related discipline not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.
All students are normally required to provide written evidence of their ability in the English Language in order to study in IMU. The standard English Proficiency requirements are usually overall band score of IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 550 (PBT) or 79 (IBT) or MUET band 4.

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Intake Months

March and September

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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