Master of Science (Physiology)

RESEARCH MODE

R212 Master of Science (Physiology)
R01 Doctor of Philosophy

Research projects in the following areas are available:

  • Autonomic modulation of cardiovascular functions
  • Natural product research
  • Antidiabetic effects of medicinal plants
  • Reproductive Biotechnology
  • Reproductive Physiology
  • Neurohumoral control of cardiovascular & renal function
  • Translational & Integrative physiology
  • Gene therapy – Drugs of the future
  • Herbal research - Pharmacological and toxicological evaluation
  • Identification and characterization of protein and others chemical substances from frog skin secretion

Expertise available in the following School:
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
www.pha.usm.my

Admission Requirements

Applicants should possess one of the following:
 
MSc

Malaysian applicants
  • A BPharm or BSc (Hons)(Pharmacy) with CGPA of 2.75 or above;

OR

  • A BPharm or BSc (Hons) (Pharmacy) with CGPA of 2.5 - 2.74, subject to additional requirements below
  • Research experience – 1 year; or,
  • Professional experience in related field- 1 year; or,
  • Two (2) academic publications (journals, not proceeding(s)) in related field; or,
  • Grade B for major/ elective courses; or,
  • Grade B+ in final year project

OR

  • A Bachelor's degree in a related area in Science with CGPA of 3.00 or above.

International applicants

  • A BPharm or BSc (Hons)(Pharmacy) or a Bachelor's degree in a related area in Science with CGPA of 3.00 or above.
  • Language Requirement (Applicable to International Applicants Only)

 (Results must be attached with the application form)

i. A minimum score of 550 in Paper-based or 213 in Computer-based or 80 in Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); OR
ii. A minimum score of Band 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

PhD

Malaysian/International applicants
  • A Bachelor's degree (First Class Honours / CGPA >3.67) in a related area in Science

OR

  • A Master's degree in a related area in Science (research mode)
OR
  • A Master's degree in a related area in Science (coursework/mixed-mode) with a CGPA of 3.00 or above.
  • Language Requirement (Applicable to International Applicants Only)

  (Results must be attached with the application form)

i. A minimum score of 550 in Paper-based or 213 in Computer-based or 80 in Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); OR
ii. A minimum score of Band 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

Duration

MSc
Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters
Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 12 semesters

PhD
Full-time : Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
Part-time : Min 6 semesters /Max 15 semesters

Fees
 
Malaysian
Registration Fees                                         : RM   340.00
Tuition Fees (Per Semester)                      : RM 4150.00
Examination Fees (Thesis Evaluation)    : RM   750.00 (MSc) / RM1000.00 (PhD)
 
International
Registration Fees                                          : RM     910.00
Personal Bond                                               : RM   1900.00
Tuition Fees (Per Semester)                       : RM 6200.00
Examination Fees (Thesis Evaluation)     : RM   1000.00 (MSc) / RM1500.00 (PhD)