MPhil in Biochemistry

About the MPhil in Biochemistry

M.Phil. program in Biochemistry prepares students to acquire a deep and broad knowledge of the principles, methods, and applications of biochemistry and molecular biology. During this program students apply their knowledge to understand the underlying mechanisms of disease, maintain health, and identify potential therapies.

In addition to knowledge, MPhil. program in Biochemistry helps students to develop skills like communication, innovation, critical thinking, research, leadership, collaboration, life-long learning and makes students ethically, socially & professionally responsibility.

This program provides opportunities to excel in a diverse range of research areas through active collaboration on interdisciplinary projects. Some of the research areas our faculty is currently pursuing are computational biology, bioinformatics, cancer biology, dental sciences, endocrine disorders, infertility, metabolic disorders, and neurosciences.

Admission Process

Every stage of our admissions process is aimed at identifying the aspects of your academic trajectory and personal ambitions

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Program Highlights


2 - 4 years

Type of Study

Full time (Semesters system)


The curriculum can be viewed here.

Credit Hours

12 Credit hours each for 2 semesters of coursework
06 credit hours for thesis
Total Credit Hours : 30

Study Hours Distribution

Study per Semester = 16 weeks
Examination = 2 weeks
Semester Break = 2 weeks

Working Days = 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
(except Friday)

Teaching Hours Distribution

Lecture hours/ Facilitation / Self Directed Studies/ Lab training

Assessment of Student

Continuous Internal Assessment = 30 %
Final Examination = 70%
Total = 100%

Teaching Institution

School of Postgraduate Studies

Degree Awarding Institution

Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi

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