Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Medicine and Surgery

Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (Molecular Biology and Genetics)
(M.Sc. Biomed. Sc.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to register for 4 ECTS credits from the list of elective study-units on offer during the duration of the course. Students will be asked to register for elective study-units as directed by the Board.

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)

PAT5953 Research Methodology 5 ECTS
PHB5030 Molecular Biology and Genetics 8 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

PAT5823 Medical Genetics Course (Webcast) 1 2 ECTS
PAT5824 Medical Genetics Course (Webcast) 2 2 ECTS




Semester 1

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

PAT5806* Research Seminars 5 ECTS
PAT5825* Dissertation 60 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

SOR0210 Data Treatment and Probability 2 ECTS
SOR1211 Probability 2 ECTS

*Study-units PAT5806 and PAT5825 start in Semester 1 of academic year 2020/21 and continue up to the end of Semester 2 of academic year 2022/23.



YEAR TWO

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

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

PAT5823 Medical Genetics Course (Webcast) 1 2 ECTS
PAT5824 Medical Genetics Course (Webcast) 2 2 ECTS




Semester 2

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

PAT5828 Molecular Pathology 8 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

SOR0210 Data Treatment and Probability 2 ECTS
SOR0220 Elementary Statistical Theory 2 ECTS
SOR1221 Sampling and Estimation 2 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and by the Bye-Laws for the Degree of Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences, under the auspices of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery.
 
Last Updated: 7 May 2020
 
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.

https://www.um.edu.mt/course/programme