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Course Duration:
(24 m) 2 years
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Course Miscellanous Fees:


Not provided
Location of Study:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Awarding University:
AIMST University

Master Of Science In Medical Physiology

  Institution: AIMST University

Field Of Study:
Health, Medicine & Welfare
Level Of Study:
Course Subject:
Course Intake:
January, July
AIMST University now offers a Master of Science in Medical Physiology. The programme is designed to enable graduates to acquire and demonstrate: Acceptable level of understanding of the structure and functioning of the human body, aptitude for research in a field related to the discipline of medical physiology, aptitude to teach physiology to undergraduate students in the professions and for pursuing evidence-informed physiology education, high standards of professional conducts and aptitude for continuous professional development.
Entry Requirements
MBBS, Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Hons), Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Science in Biology, Biomedicine, Biochemistry and Chemistry
Programme Structure

Duration 2 year full-time study on campus
Language of Instruction English


Components of the Programme

Year 1 Introduction to Health Professional [1 Credit, MQF Level 7] and Medical Physiology [a composite of 9 taught module with lab components; 20 Core Credits at MQF Level 7]; the 9 Core Modules are: General and Cellular Basis of Medical Physiology, Physiology of Nerve and Muscle, Hematology & Immunology, Gastrointestinal Physiology, Endocrinology & Reproduction, Cardiovascular Physiology, Pulmonary Physiology, Renal and Acid-Base Physiology
Year 2 Research Methods, Biostatistics & Ethics (taught module; 2.5 Credits); Research Projects (16 Credits); Seminar on Advanced Topics & Journal Club (0.5 Credit), Training in Teaching & Assessment; Electives (1 Credits) [all at MQF Level 7]


Foundation Programme
This programme consists of three taught modules : Fundamentals in Humans Anatomy, Human Physiology and Medical Biochemistry [total 15 Core Credits at Malaysian Qualification Framework (MQF) Level 6]. The Foundation Programme is optional for those whose entry qualification is MBBS, BDS, B.Pharm, B.Nursing or B. Biomedical Sciences; candidates whose primary qualification is not one of the above degrees must undergo this programme.
There is an examination at the end of the Foundation Programme, 3 theory papers and a practical examination at the end of Year1, one written paper in Research Methods and Biostatistics in Year 2. Successful completing of a report of research projects and defence of this projects is also required for graduation.
Future Prospects
•  Further research leading to a PhD
•  Teaching careers in academia
Application Procedure
The Application Form can be downloaded.Complete application forms should be accompanied by:
•  2 passport size photographs (8 for international applications)
•  1 certified true copy of Identify Card
•  Non-refundable processing fee of RM100 (USD150 for international applicants) made payable to
“AIMST SDN BHD REV A/C” in the form of bank draft / postal order / money order
•  Certified true copy of Bachelor’s degree, academic transcript or other relevant result
Dates and Deadlines
•  One signed hard copy of the application and enclosures required complete in all respects must be received
by the Friday of the first week of August each year (for those qualified to directly enter Year 1 of this
programme, see Entry Requirement above) and by the Friday of the first week of December each year
(for those qualified to directly enter Year 1 of this Programme)
•  Foundation Programme commences in mid-August each year
•  Year 1 Medical Physiology Programme commences in the first week of January each year