Master of Biomedical Sciences
The Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences (BMS) in collaboration with King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSHRC) offers research and training opportunities with international-caliber scientists leading to a M.Sc. degree awarded by Alfaisal University in a distinctive modern educational setting. The Program is open to both male and female students, Saudi and non-Saudi.
The Ministry of Education (MOE) approved Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) is a two year program in which students can choose to join one of five tracks; Analytical Biochemistry (ABC), Biotechnology (BIT), Clinical Embryology & Reproductive Biology (CERB), Infection Control (IC) and Molecular & Cell Biology (MCB). All tracks are thesis option and consist of at least 24 credits of courses in addition to a Thesis. Three tracks (CERB, IC & MCB) have been submitted to the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties for certification.
The program aim is to provide graduates with an understanding of fundamental biological processes at a molecular level; it also contributes to solving of medical problems and drug discovery and disease curing.
This is a joint multidisciplinary track with the Colleges of Science & General Studies and Medicine. Courses deal with advanced techniques of molecular biology, genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and their applications in disease diagnosis, drug formulation, and drug delivery.
The curriculum is designed to train core competencies in clinical embryology theory and practice, enabling successful students to be strategically placed for a career in clinical embryology and/or the reproductive sciences/medicine.
Graduates from will be prepared to work as infection prevention specialists in healthcare settings at an advanced level.
Potential careers for graduates include the expanding market in molecular medicine, biotechnology, and biomedical research.
For more information please contact
Graduate Studies Office
UAN: 920 000570, 920 000 510 (Local)
Tel: +(966) 11 215 7777 (International)