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Biochemistry by coursework

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

24 months
2976 USD/year
1648 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Department of Biochemistry is one of the leading research teams in Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). The Biochemistry by coursework programme is offered at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.


The department is well equipped for medical research of international standard and works closely with the clinical counter parts at the HCTM and other preclinical departments, UKM Medical Molecular Biology Institute (UMBI) as well as other local and international universities.


Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia offer three different courses: Master of Medical Science in Biochemistry by coursework, Master of Medical Science (MMedSc) by Research, and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biochemistry. 

The MMedSc by Research and PhD programs are subjected to the availability of research grants.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Functional Human Biochemistry
  • Metabolism and Its Regulation
  • Tissue Biochemistry in Health & Disease
  • Endocrinology
  • Nutritional Biochemistry in Health and Disease

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia or from any other university recognized by the Senate; OR
  • Other relevant professional qualifications or experience recognized as equivalent by the Senate; AND
  • Local and international candidates must apply through the Centre for Academic Management UKM and Centre for Educational Extension, UKM respectively; AND
  • For international candidates must also submit proof of proficiency in spoken and written english. 
  • Must also show proof of good financial standing for the entire period of the course. Candidates must have their own medical protection and health insurance policy cover.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2976 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1488 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    1648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 824 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • Nationals     RM 3,485 
  • International RM 6,290 


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