Bachelor of Science in Clinical Biochemistry


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Course Overview

The three-year program for B.Sc. (Hons) in Biochemistry is presented according to the semester system of the Kesmonds International University for the undergraduate courses and is divided into six semesters. The program has 27 papers in total, distributed across the semesters.
Kesmonds International University through this program endeavors to provide students with a broad based training in biochemistry with a solid background of basic concepts as well as exposing them to the exciting advancements in the field. In addition to theoretical knowledge, significant emphasis has been given to provide hands on experience to the students in the forefront areas of experimental biochemistry. A multidisciplinary approach has also been employed to provide the best leverage to students to enable them to move into frontier areas of Biological research in the future. Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
BCT 101 Principles of biochemistry 5
BCT 102 Bio-molecules 5
BCT 103 Biophysics 5
BCT 104 Principles of genetics 5
BCT 105 Calculus 5
BCT 106 Biochemical techniques and instrumentation 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credits
BCT 111 Inorganic chemistry I 5
BCT 112 Organic chemistry I 5
BCT 113 Organic chemistry II 5
BCT 114 Introduction to pharmacology 5
BCT 115 Inorganic chemistry II 5
BCT 116 Metabolism of Amino acids and nucleotides 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
BCT 201 Cytology I 5
BCT 202 Proteins and enzymes 5
BCT 203 Cytology II 5
BCT 204 Metabolism of carbohydrates and lipids 5
BCT 205 Molecular biology I 5
BCT 206 Basic Microbiology 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
BCT 211 Genetics and genomics I 5
BCT 212 Immunology I 5
BCT 213 Hormone biochemistry 5
BCT 214 Bioethics 5
BCT 215 Molecular biology II 5
BCT 216 Membrane biology 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Fifth Semester Courses Credit
BCT 301 Immunology II 5
BCT 302 Genetics and genomics II 5
BCT 303 Recombinant DNA technology 5
BCT 304 Spectrophotometry 5
BCT 305 Liver and Kidney metabolism 5
BCT 306 Advanced biochemistry 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Sixth Semester Courses Credit
BCT 311 Research methodology 5
BCT 312 Entrepreneurship 5
BCT 313 Biostatistics 5
BCT 315 Research thesis and defense 10
TOTAL CREDITS 25

 

Career Opportunities

With a B.Sc. in Biochemistry, you may choose to work in a variety of settings including but not limited to the following:

Hospitals, Pharmaceutical laboratories, biochemical researcher, Biotechnology industry, Consumer goods, Drug discovery, Cosmetic industry, Sales and marketing, Food industry, University laboratories etc. other sectors of interest in the field may be in the:
Government, Science communication, Regulatory affairs, Research management or even Crime laboratories
Having a B.Sc. in Biochemistry is lucrative as it gives you a wide job market with diverse opportunities.
Government, Science communication, Regulatory affairs, Research management or even Crime laboratories
Having a B.Sc. in Biochemistry is lucrative as it gives you a wide job market with diverse opportunities.

 

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