Programme Description

Programme Description

University of Malta

Faculty of Medicine and Surgery

Master of Science in Biochemistry

(for courses commencing October 2020)


Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PHB5050* Biochemical Research Methods 5 ECTS
PHB5100** Dissertation 80 ECTS

Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PAT5806 Research Seminars 5 ECTS

*This study-unit may be replaced by an alternative study-unit as directed by the Board.

**Work on the dissertation is expected to start in Semester 1 and continue up to the end of Summer Semester.

This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and by the Bye-laws for the award of Master of Science - M.Sc. – under the auspices of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery.
Last Updated: 9 November 2020
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