Amrita University

36 months
6620 USD/year
Tuition fee
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M. D. in Biochemistry at the Amrita University is a Non Clinical Speciality course offered by the Amrita School of Medicine.


Doctor of Medicine in Biochemistry is a three-year postgraduation course at the Amrita University. Biochemistry is essentially the application of chemistry to the study of biological processes at molecular and cellular level. Subjects studied under this degree are General Biochemistry, Physical Chemistry, Cell and Biophysics, Bio statistics, Metabolism and Nutrition, Medical Biochemistry, Metabolism and Genetics, Molecular Basis of Human Diseases, Recent Advances in Biochemistry and Biotechnology. The course includes training in the basic instrumentation and procedures pertaining to biochemistry that are required to be practiced in community and at all levels of health care system.

Career opportunities

Graduates in biochemistry are placed in the teaching field in government or in private sectors and other fields such as research institutes, agriculture, chemical manufacturing industries, forestry, laboratories, dietetics, industry, hospitals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Biochemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Cell and Biophysics
  • Bio statistics
  • Metabolism and Nutrition
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Metabolism and Genetics
  • Molecular Basis of Human Diseases
  • Recent Advances in Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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On Campus

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General requirements

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham offers admission to all its 195+ undergraduate and post graduate programs in Engineering, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Bio-technology, Nanotechnology, Management, Arts and Sciences, Communication, Social Work, Philosophy & Applied Psychology and Teachers Education to international students.

Foreign nationals, PIO card holders, OCI, NRI students and NRI-sponsored students under the International/ NRI/ NRI-S categories are eligible to apply. Admissions are based on merit and marks/ grades obtained in the qualifying examination/ entrance examination.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6620 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.

5,00,000 Rs


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