Master in Biomedical Sciences

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Program Description

Master in Biomedical Sciences

Program Overview

The Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences (BMS) in collaboration with King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSHRC) offers research and training opportunities with international-caliber scientists leading to an M.Sc. degree awarded by Alfaisal University in a distinctive modern educational setting. The Program is open to both male and female students, Saudi and non-Saudi. The Ministry of Education (MOE) approved Master in Biomedical Sciences (MBS) is a two-year program in which students can choose to join one of four tracks; Molecular & Cell Biology (MCB), Infection Control (IC), Clinical Embryology & Reproductive Biology (CERB) and Biotechnology (B.I.O.T.). Each track has common core courses as well as two options; Thesis and Courses-only.

The Thesis option consists of at least 24 credits of courses in addition to a Thesis. The Courses-only option comprises of at least 42 credits of courses including a Project. The first three tracks have been submitted to the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties for accreditation/ certification.

Molecular & Cell Biology (MCB)

Potential careers for graduates include the expanding market in molecular medicine, biotechnology, and biomedical research.

Infection Control (IC)

Graduates from will be prepared to work as infection prevention specialists in healthcare settings at an advanced level.

Clinical Embryology & Reproductive Biology (CERB)

The curriculum is designed to train core competencies in clinical embryology theory and practice, enabling successful students to be strategically placed for a career in clinical embryology and/or the reproductive sciences/medicine.

Biotechnology (BIT)

This is a joint multidisciplinary track with the Colleges of Science & General Studies and Medicine. Courses deal with advanced techniques of molecular biology, genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and their applications in disease diagnosis, drug formulation, and drug delivery.

Tuition Fees

  • Application Fee S.R 500
  • Annual Tuition (due at the beginning of each academic year) S.R 100,000
  • Estimated books and materials for each year SR 6,000
Last updated Dec 2017

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Alfaisal University was founded by the highly reputed King Faisal Foundation in 2002 as one of the first Private Non-Profit, research and teaching universities in the Kingdom committed to achieving in ... Read More

Alfaisal University was founded by the highly reputed King Faisal Foundation in 2002 as one of the first Private Non-Profit, research and teaching universities in the Kingdom committed to achieving international standards of excellence. Read less