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Curriculum

The International Master’s Program of Biomedical Sciences (IMPBS) offers comprehensive, diverse, and extensive courses to prepare students for highly competitive careers in education, industry, and research. Students are expected to spend their first year in a sequence of required and elective courses that cover the principles and techniques in cellular as well as molecular biology.

Required courses

  1. Special topics on molecular cell biology (I)   (3 credits)
  2. Special topics on molecular cell biology (II)  (3 credits)
  3. Seminar  (4 credits)
  4. Special topics on lecture of biomedical science  (2 credits)
  5. Thesis  (6 credits)

Elective courses

  1. Bioinformatics  (2 credits)
  2. Introduction to Neuroscience  (2 credits)
  3. Research Ethics  (1 credits)
  4. Scientific Writing  (1 credits)
  5. Microbiology and Immunology   (2 credits)
  6. Advanced Principles and Applications of Biotechnology   (2 credits)
  7. The introduction and application of stem cells   (2 credits)
  8. Cardiovascular Biology   (2 credits)
  9. Cancer Biology and Therapy  (2 credits)

Graduation Requirements

The requirements for graduation include the following:

  • Successful completion of 27 credit hours of required courses (12 credits) and electives (15 credits)
  • Conduct of an original research project
  • Submission and defense of a master’s dissertation (6 credits)