Biochemistry masters degrees can be taken under the auspices of either the Division of Sciences (MSc) or the Division of Health Sciences (MBiomedSc).
Two year MSc
The MSc in Biochemistry is usually a two-year degree taken by papers and thesis. It has a coursework component in the first year. The research component spans both years, the second year of the project allowing for significant progress to be made in both the research topic and the student's research skills. Master's work is often published in the literature.
- BIOC 461 Research Design and Analysis in Biochemistry
- BIOC 462 Molecular Biology
- BIOC 463 Contemporary Technologies in Biochemistry
- BIOC 464 Applied Biochemistry
- BIOC 495 masters thesis preparation
MSc - research only
Students who have already completed an honours degree or postgraduate diploma may choose to do a one-year research (thesis) MSc.
The Masters in Biomedical Science degree is a one year research (thesis) masters degree available to students who have completed an honours degree of postgraduate diploma. The MBiomedSc majoring in Molecular Basis of Health and Disease or Reproduction, Genetics and Development can be completed in the Department of Biochemistry.