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M.Sc. Medical Biotechnology (2 Years)

   Department of Biomedical Science

Programme Level

Post Graduate

Duration

2 Years

About the programme

Live cells and biological materials are used in this area of biotechnology and medicine to create pharmacological and diagnostic products. For instance, experts in this field created the vaccinations and antiviral medications/drugs used to prevent and cure Covid-19. The field of Medical biotechnology is much broader than only drug development. Medical biotechnology also includes regenerative medicine, gene therapy, and personalized and precision medicine. In precision medicine, a patient receives treatment that is tailored to their body and genetic makeup. A person's health and the symptoms of a particular disease might be affected by their genetic makeup. Additionally, it is based on knowledge of gene alterations that could impair cellular processes within the body. Many forms of cancer are treated with this kind of therapy. To identify the mutation that gave rise to the disease, normal DNA is compared to DNA from cancer patients. Doctors can choose to recommend a specific treatment for that particular malignancy based on the patient's genetic profile.

Eligibility

3 Yr. Bachelor Degree with Basic Health or Allied Science with minimum 50% marks

Fee Structure

Duration
2 Years
Tuition Fee (per annum)
50,000
Exam Fee (per annum)
15,000

Program Structure

  

Program Structure

Career Pathways

Perspective on career opportunities in M.Sc. Medical Biotechnology:

This course aims to cover the in-depth understanding and significant role of biotechnology in multiple industrial domains such as healthcare, enzyme research and microbial technology, drug discovery and development, synthetic biology, and industrial bioprocess technology. Since industries are constantly emphasizing and exploring bio-based products and biotechnology-based technologies for long term sustainability, this course offers diverse career opportunities in both national and international platforms.

Various Specialized Areas in Medical Biotechnology:

Human, environmental, industrial, animal and plant biotechnology, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, molecular medicine, and quality assurance.

Career Opportunities: Clinical Lab Technicians, Biological Technicians, Research Associates, Analysts, Scientists, Technical Solution Managers, Biomanufacturing Specialists, Pharmaceutical Research Technician, Diagnostics, Pharmaceutical, Research and Development in both private and government organizations, Health counselors, medical officers, Health and cosmetics, academic position at higher educational Institutes and application scientist.

Why pursue medical biotechnology @Galgotias University

We at Galgotias University have an excellent group of faculties, programmes and labs that have been designed at par with the best of industries.

Some of the key features of are as follows:

  • A multidisciplinary approach
  • Experiential Learning
  • Classroom-Field connection
  • A broad basket of specialization to choose from.
  • Internship opportunities
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Placement Assistance
  • World class faculties
  • Guidance for availing international scholarship for studying abroad
  • Guidance for competitive exams like UGC, CSIR-NET, GATE, ICMR JRF
  • Regular interaction with experts outside university through Conferences, Colloquium, Seminars, field visit, etc.

Programme Outcomes

01

Medical Biotechnology Knowledge: Possess knowledge and comprehension of the core and basic knowledge associated with the profession of Medical Biotechnology, including Human Physiology, Bioinstrumentation, Biosafety, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Microbial Technology, Drug Development, Genetic Engineering, Immunotechnology, Medicinal chemistry, Animal Biotechnology, Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering, Industrial Bioprocess Technology, and Molecular Diagnostics & Therapeutics.


02

Planning Abilities: Demonstrate effective planning abilities including time management, resource management, delegation skills and organizational skills. Develop and implement plans and organize work to meet deadlines.


03

Problem analysis: Utilize the principles of Analytical thinking, clearly and critically, while solving problems and making decisions during research design. Find, analyse, evaluate and apply information systematically and making decisions related to Medical Biotechnology.


04

Modern tool usage: Learn and apply modern and appropriate tools related to Medical Biotechnology. As example, Drug Designing, Statistical Analytical System (SAS), Molecular Diagnostics & Therapeutics, Immunotechnology, and Industrial Bioprocess Technology.


05

Leadership skills: Understand and consider the human reaction to change, motivation issues, leadership and team-building when planning changes required for fulfilment of practice, professional and societal responsibilities.


06

Professional Identity: Understand, analyse and communicate the value of their professional roles in society (e.g. health care professionals, promoters of health, Medical Biotechnologist, managers, employers, employees)


07

Medical Biotechnology Ethics: Honour human values and apply ethical principles in research, professional and social contexts. Demonstrate behaviour that recognizes cultural and personal variability in values, communication and lifestyles. Use ethical frameworks; apply ethical principles while making decisions during the conduction of studies related to Medical Biotechnology.


08

Communication: Communicate effectively with the Medical & Healthcare community.


09

The Medical Biotechnology and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety and legal issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the Medical Biotechnology practices.


10

Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the Medical Biotechnology solution in societal and environmental contexts, demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for Bio Waste Management.


11

Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change. Self-access and use feedback effectively from others to identify learning needs and to satisfy these needs on an ongoing basis.


Programme Educational Objectives

01

Graduates shall conduct the research in biotechnology, healthcare, biomedical science and interdisciplinary field efficiently and ethically.


02

Graduates of medical biotechnology shall excel in higher studies and interdisciplinary research exhibiting global competitiveness.


03

Graduates have a high sense of medical responsibilities and ethical thinking and solve new/unsolved/unmet medical need


Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

01

Evaluate critical domestic and global regulatory and health care issues that challenge and influence biomedical and biotech product development


02

Demonstrate competencies in performing the biotech research; evaluating, analysing and presenting the biotech research results.