Master of Medical Science Course in Physiology (M.Med.Sc. (Physiology) - full-time two year course
Aim and Objectives
To produce physiologists competent in research and teaching.
At the end of the course, the learners should be able to:
Duration of the Course
The duration of the course is two calendar years fulltime with full deputation privilege for the candidates.
First Year Course Work: 45 weeks
Review/periodic tests/elective/private study: 5 weeks
First year Examination: 8 days (including one weekend)
A research proposal is to be put up at the latest by the 15th month from the start of the course. When approved, the candidate is to carry out research under supervision that needs to be completed by the end of the second year, or by the end of the 3rd year at the latest. The results of the research are embodied in a thesis to be submitted to the Board of Studies of MMedSc (Physiology) for oral defense. The candidate will be conferred with the degree only after he/she has satisfied the examiners in both parts.
Master of Medical Science in Physiology
An abbreviation: M.Med.Sc. (Physiology)
Postgraduate courses (Ph.D. Course)
To produce academicians and researchers of international capable of undertaking and leading sustained, high level research in the field of physiological sciences
At the end of the course, the learner must be able to demonstrate:
Three calendar years of full-time study with extension of up to one more year if required. A maximum duration of course is 4 years.
Suggested Course Work/ Structure
The programme is based primarily on guided but self-directed adult learning through carrying out a research project, writing up of a thesis on the research work, and the oral examination for defence of the thesis.
Doctor pof Philosophy in Physiology
An abbreviation: Ph.D. (Physiology)