Program Introduction:Master of Philosophy in Biochemistry will be a two years program; after the completion of MBBS/BS Biochemistry, M.Sc. Biochemistry (sixteen years of education) and other relevant degree programs. This program will enhance the knowledge and skills of students in the field of Biochemistry.Students may opt for PhD after completion of MPhil program. It is expected that the program will be in great demand. It will enhance knowledge of the students which will provide them an edge for competing for job in the market. The MPhil Biochemistry Program consists of two semesters of coursework (28 credit hours). In the second year, students will focus on the research thesis (12 credit hours) under the supervision of PhD faculty members.Objectives of the programThe program is designed to cater the growing demand for graduate and post graduate scholars in the field of Biochemistry. The program objectives are:
- Provision of quality education
- Develop creative and analytical thinking
- Train graduates as per market demand
- Ensure sound training for advanced research
Scope of the program
A major focus of MPhil program will be to provide training and advanced knowledge in the subject of Biochemistry. The program will be unique regarding maintaining high quality education offered in the selected areas, in which there is a significant demand in the market. MPhil degree is now an entry-level requirement for teaching in most of the medical colleges and universities in Pakistan. MPhil graduates are also in demand for colleges having master level programs.
Our program will provide trained faculty for medical colleges and universities to produce highly educated, well trained workforce for public sector, universities and industries. Similarly, our program will provide trained researchers for private and public sector research institutions.
The graduates holding MPhil Biochemistry degree will be able to serve in the public and private sector universities and medical colleges as teachers. Moreover the MPhil Biochemistry graduates can work in various Research Institutes, Food and Beverage Industries, Pharmaceutical and Drug Development Companies, Clinical and Forensic Laboratories.