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Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBiomedSc)

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The Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBiomedSc) is a thesis-only post-graduate degree. The degree involves a one-year (or part-time equivalent) period of supervised research in any one of the Biomedical fields listed below.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Course Code
MBiomedSc

About this course

The Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBiomedSc) is a thesis-only post-graduate degree. The degree involves a one-year (or part-time equivalent) period of supervised research in any one of the Biomedical fields listed below. Upon completion of their projects candidates will submit a Master's level thesis for examination. Successful completion of this degree provides an excellent foundation for an academic or research career and an internationally recognized stepping stone for entry into a PhD programme. Admission to the MBiomedSc programme requires candidates to have successfully completed an honours degree or postgraduate diploma in a biomedical subject which contained a research dissertation of at least one-third of the programme. Applicants will normally be expected to have achieved an average grade of at least B+, with a B+ or better in the research component. The MBiomedSc may, with suitable supervision, be undertaken at the University of Otago's Dunedin, Christchurch or Wellington campuses, and will awarded in one of the following research areas: Drugs and Human Health Functional Human Biology Infection and Immunity Molecular Basis of Health and Disease Nutrition and Metabolism in Human Health Reproduction, Genetics and Development

Study locations

Dunedin