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M.Sc. in Biomedical Science

M.Sc. (Biomedical Science)

M.Sc. (Biomedical Science)

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In the M.Sc. programme the focus is on gaining advanced knowledge in the field of biomedicine. The course curriculum is designed to introduce the students to more complex mechanisms related to human diseases in order to train them for a career in advanced research in health science. In CBCS, the major change is a shift from the traditional marking system to a grading system. It provides an opportunity for the students to choose from the prescribed courses comprising core, elective (generic and discipline specific) or skill based courses according to their learning needs, interests, and aptitude.

Biomedical Science is an interdisciplinary course that involves the study of human health and disease. In the first year, the curriculum comprises of fundamental subjects, which includes human anatomy and physiology, cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology and specialized subjects like medical microbiology, bioinformatics and computational biology, research methodology & biostatistics and research ethics and IPR. In addition, the students will get hands-on training on the tools used in techniques in biomedical science under the skill enhancement course. The second year will have subjects that are highly specialized including courses like medical biochemistry, medical genetics, biology and genetics of cancer and nanobiotechnology, personal genomics and precision medicine, therapeutic biomolecules, as part of the discipline specific electives. The most unique feature in M.Sc. Biomedical Science is the provision for a full-time research project in the second year.

I SEMESTER

Course Type Course
C1 Human Anatomy
C2 Cell and Molecular Biology
C3 Biochemistry
C4 Immunology
GE Generic Elective
NC1 GLP and Biosafety

II SEMESTER

Course Type Course
C5 Human Physiology
C6 Medical Microbiology
C7 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
C8 Research Methodology and Biostatistics
SEE Skill Enhancement Elective
GE Generic Elective
NC2 Research Ethics and IPR

III SEMESTER

Course Type Course
DSC1 Medical Biochemistry
DSC2 Medical Genetics
DSC3 Biology and Genetics of Cancer
DSE Discipline Specific Elective
P1 Project Work-I/td>
S1 Seminar-I

IV SEMESTER

CourseType Course
P2 Project Work-II
S2 Seminar-II
CC Co-curricular/Extra curricular activities

Generic Electives

Course Type Course
GE1 Toxicology
GE2 Food Processing and Preservation
GE3 Medical Biotechnology
GE4 Application of Biotechnology in Food Science

Discipline Specific Electives

DSE1 Nano-Biotechnology
DSE2 Personal Genomics and Precision Medicine
DSE3 Therapeutic Biomolecules

Skill Enhancement Elective

SEC1 Techniques in Biomedical Science
SEC2 Techniques in Food Science


C: Core course
GE: Generic Elective
DSC: Discipline Specific Elective
SEE: Skill Enhancement Elective
DSE: Discipline Specific Elective
P: Project
S: Seminar
CC: Co-curricular/ Extra curricular

Eligibility

Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science/Applied Biological Sciences/Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Microbiology/Agricultural Sciences/Food & Nutrition/Environmental Science/Veterinary Science/Fisheries Science/Medical Imaging Technology/Operation Theatre Technology/Medical Lab Technology/BE or BTech in Biotechnology/Graduates in Medicine/Dentistry/Pharmacy/Nursing and any other equivalent life science degree, with minimum of 50% marks. The candidate should have completed 20 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission.

Admission Procedure

Students seeking admission to MSc programs are required to submit the Admission Query form available on the homepage of www.nitte.edu.in

On receipt of the same, the Admission Section will guide the students with the process of registration and admission.

Admission to MSc program is based on merit in the qualifying examination.

Documents required for admission to MSc programs

  • 10th standard pass certificate for proof of date of birth (Original + 3 copies)
  • Degree marks cards (Original + 3 copies)
  • Degree certificate issued by a recognized University (Original + 3 copies)
  • Transfer certificate from the institution last attended (Original + 3 copies)
  • Conduct certificate from the institution last attended
  • Migration certificate from the board of the institution last studied
  • Physical fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner
  • Blood group certificate
  • Photographs: Recent colour photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35 mm x 45 mm (P.P size 5 Nos.) & size 20 mm x 25 mm (Stamp size 5 Nos.)
  • Aadhaar card copy of the student


Commencement of course

The BSc/MSc courses commence on the date prescribed by the University, generally in August

For any information regarding the admissions, mail us at: info@nitte.edu.in