MSc in Medical Microbiology

AIMST University

Program Description

MSc in Medical Microbiology

AIMST University

MSc in Medical Microbiology

AIMST University now offers a Master of Science (M.Sc) in Medical Microbiology. This innovative programme provides a solid foundation in medical microbiology as a basis for teaching, as well as basic and applied research. It considers all aspects of medical microbiology and incorporates local requirement as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. This programme has been develop to provide postgraduate training in medical microbiology and is intended for students graduating from life science and related disciplines who wish to extend their knowledge of microbiology and / or wish to pursue a career in the medical sciences.

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 Bacteriology, Medical Virology, Medical Mycology, Medical Biotechnology, Medical Biosensors, Bioinformatics and Genetic Engineering.


Assessment


Examination of the M. Sc Thesis is the main assessment method. The thesis will be examined by the supervisor, an internal examiner and an external examiner. Successful completion of research project and defence of this project is also required for graduation.


Besides the thesis, there will be continuous assessments for monitoring the research progress. The tools used may include proposal presentation, research progress reports, portfolio, journal club presentations, publication and conference participation.


Career Opportunities

  • Undergraduate teaching in medical, dental, pharmacy, nursing and physiotherapy schools
  • Further research leading to a PhD
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 1, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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Jan. 2017
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1 - 2 years
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Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
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