Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Science

Master of Science in Applied Biology
(M.Sc.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2019)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

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

BIO5115 Techniques in Molecular Biology 5 ECTS
BIO5125 Biotechnology 1 5 ECTS
BIO5160 Maintenance of Natural Living Resources 5 ECTS
BIO5155 Terrestrial and Aquatic Food Production 2 5 ECTS




Semester 1

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

BIO5120 Selected Topics in Theoretical and Applied Biochemistry 5 ECTS
BIO5130 Topics in Ecosystems and Biodiversity 5 ECTS
BIO5145 Ecotoxicology and Pollution Studies 5 ECTS
BIO5150 Terrestrial and Aquatic Food Production 1 5 ECTS




Semester 2

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

BIO5135 Biotechnology 2 5 ECTS
BIO5110 Applied Bioinformatics 5 ECTS
BIO5140 Ecosystem Goods and Services 5 ECTS
BIO5165 Research Methods in Applied Biology 5 ECTS




Semester 3

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

BIO5170 Project in Applied Biology 30 ECTS




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 Science.
 
Last Updated: 6 March 2019
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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