MSc in Molecular Medicine

General

Program Description

Molecular medicine has been recognized as a major focused area of contemporary medical research and had facilitated a recent breakthrough in disease diagnosis, management, and treatments. For instance, it is now possible to elucidate multiple metabolites and toxin derived from drug based on interomics approach, design highly specific and individualized treatments through genomics screening, bioinformatics, and chemoinformatics assessment and enhance bioavailability of new drugs by making use of nano-delivery.


The IMU MSc in Molecular Medicine is designed for science and medical graduates seeking advanced training in molecular and disease-oriented research. This programme aims to deliver an exceptional curriculum to equip students with skills that meet the highest demands and expectations of scientific rigor. The curriculum is innovative and draws on the expertise of our world-renowned faculty who are also passionate researchers. Core modules present the latest scientific developments in molecular medicine that are delivered through innovative andragogy. Students will appreciate the role of simple and complex molecules in human diseases and the ways in which systems biology, computational biology and chemical genetics have transformed research strategies and methodology in stem cell technology and therapeutics, drug design and development as well as medical and clinical research.


Upon completion, career paths are available as research scientists in academia, research institutes or industries worldwide. Graduates may also continue their education as Ph.D. students at IMU or elsewhere.


KEY FACTS

Degree

Molecular Medicine (Master of Science)

Commencement

March and September

Total Duration

18 months

Last updated November 2018

About the School

The International Medical University (IMU) is Malaysia’s first and most established private medical and healthcare university with over 24 years of dedicated focus in healthcare education. The Univers ... Read More

The International Medical University (IMU) is Malaysia’s first and most established private medical and healthcare university with over 24 years of dedicated focus in healthcare education. The University is the first university in Malaysia that offers conventional and complementary medicine, all under one roof. Established in 1992, the University enjoys an international reputation, and provides a high standard of education at undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development level. IMU’s curriculum for its undergraduate programmes has been benchmarked to international standards and is accepted by international partner universities for credit transfer into relevant programmes. Read less
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