Faculty of Health Sciences

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MEDICAL BIOCHEMISTRY

The programme is designed to provide sound advanced knowledge in biochemistry for graduates with honours in chemical sciences to pursue further training in biochemistry.

Recognition of Prior Learning Honours degree in biochemistry or equivalent.

Duration of the course

One year full time

Two years part time

Summary of Courses

COURSES

CODES

CREDITS

Discussions & Seminars

BCH51M0

120

Research Project  

BCH50M0  

60

(180)

 

EXIT LEVEL = Masters Degree in Biochemistry) = Minimum of 180 credits from prescribed core courses at masters level.

Delivery mode

The programme is offered in a format accessible to full time and part time students in the form of seminars, self- directed learning, and Research project in a specified topic under supervision.  

Attendance Attendance in all seminars & discussions are compulsory.

Assessments/Tests/Examinations

Assessment will be formative and summative. End of course examinations will be externally moderated. Any candidate who without valid reason with proof and or without permission of the Head of the department fails to present him/herself to an assessment which he/she is required to write shall deemed to have failed such a test.

Any candidate without permission of the dean, in consultation with the head of department, fails to sit for an examination which he/she is permitted to write, shall be deemed to have failed the examination, unless there is a valid reason with proof of failure to present him/herself duly for examination. Research project will be evaluated by internal and external examiners according to general university rules.  

Attendance Attendance in all seminars & discussions are compulsory.

Assessments/Tests/Examinations

Assessment will be formative and summative. End of course examinations will be externally moderated. Any candidate who without valid reason with proof and or without permission of the Head of the department fails to present him/herself to an assessment which he/she is required to write shall deemed to have failed such a test.

Any candidate without permission of the Dean, in consultation with the head of department, fails to sit for an examination which he/she is permitted towrite, shall be deemed to have failed the examination, unless there is a valid reason with proof of failure to present him/herself duly for examination

Research project will be evaluated by internal and external examiners according to general university rules.