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M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry

Masters of Science in Medical Biochemistry

Are you a science or a medical graduate? Looking for information on post graduate courses in medical biochemistry? Intending to study the role and importance of the chemical processes in living organisms? Learn here the details of the course M.Sc in Medical Biochemistry and the colleges to pursue it.

Course Name: M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry
Group: M.Sc.
Stream: Science
Course Category: Biochemistry
Duration: 2 Years


Medical biochemistry is concerned with the chemical reactions and combinations related to the biological processes in living organisms. The study of biochemistry helps us understand the complexities of life and how it might have originated. Biochemical research is a very hot field today that helps in improving our understanding of the processes occurring within living cells and that in turn helps improve our knowledge about issues, organs and the organism as a whole. Similar to molecular biology, it also helps us in understanding molecular mechanisms responsible for the coding of the genetic information in the DNA.

Eligibility and course duration

Should have passed MBBS/BDS/BAMS/BHMS/BUMS or B.Sc in nursing, zoology, chemistry, life sciences, anthropology and other related fields. Admissions are mostly on the basis of merit in the qualifying exam.

For medical and nursing graduates the duration of the course is 2 years. For science graduates it is 3 years.

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M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2022 - 2023 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
Amritha Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre, Kerala
Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry
Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Telangana
Maharajah Institute of Medical Sciences, Andhra Pradesh
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College And Research Institute, Puducherry
MM Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Haryana
Muthayammal College of Arts and Science, Tamil Nadu
Pravara Institute of Medical Science, Maharashtra
Sharda University, Uttar Pradesh
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Sikkim

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More about the course

M.Sc Medical Biochemistry is a 3 year program that consists of theory classes, seminars, practical sessions, assignment, project work and a dissertation. It involves studying the biological processes such as growth, body metabolisms, reproduction and the effect that environment has on living organisms. It's about studying the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology to studying structures and functions of macromolecules such as enzymes, fats, proteins and carbohydrates. Through the advances made in medical biochemistry one gets to understand the structure of the DNA. In this field you study the causes of diseases and the role of genetics in transmission of diseases from generation to generation. It also involves studying the chemical changes that take place in living cells signaling the onset of diseases.

Jobs and opportunities

There's a lot of scope for research in the field of medical biochemistry. It's an upcoming field that has a huge future potential. Biochemistry has applications in healthcare, medicine, nutrition, agriculture, pest control, environment protection, cosmetics and forensic science. Medical biochemists work in the hospitals, pharmaceutical firms, in the manufacturing industries and in research institutes. They are also into development of agriculture practices like pest control, storage and improved cultivation techniques. As a biochemist you can also play an important role in aspects of food safety and nutrition. They can get wok in medical diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, public health laboratories, agrochemical firms and in food processing industry. Other than opportunities in teaching there's scope for pursuing research programs like M.Phil and PhD.

M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry Admissions for 2021 - 2022 Academic Year

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