M.Sc. Biochemistry - Is a Master of Science degree in Biochemistry. Typically, an M.Sc. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in the stream of science. Biochemistry is the study of chemical processes in living organisms and is based on the principles of chemistry, biology, mathematics, genetics and physics. Subjects studied under this degree are Chemistry, Biophysics, Mathematics & Statistics, Molecular Biology, Genetics etc.

Basic Eligibility

 

For admission into master’s degree program a student must have a bachelor’s degree in the relevant subject from any Institute/university. The duration of the program is of 2 years.

Job Prospects

The demand for a career in biochemistry is increasing day by day with the increase in research field. There are certain fields were a biochemist can get employed such as medical, agriculture, public health care, forensic environment etc. This field has lot of opportunities for those who want to pursue a career as a researcher. Biochemist can get job opportunities in both private and public sectors.

The need of biochemist is also there in food industries, pharmaceutical industries and agro-chemical companies to build new products, quality control as well as safety of the existing products. Professionals are also being absorbed by educational institutes in the field of biochemistry.

Few sectors where Biochemists can find employment: -

Private Sector: -

 

  • Medical Instrument companies
  • Biotechnology
  • Food and Drink industries
  • Research Companies and Laboratories
  • Sales and Marketing Firms
  • Chemical manufacturing companies
  • Health and Beauty Care


Public Sectors: -

 

  • Drug Manufacturing Companies
  • Public Health Entities
  • Blood Service
  • Industrial Laboratories
  • Cancer research institutes
  • Research Departments
  • Educational Institutes
  • Environmental Pollution Control
  • Agriculture and fisheries
  • Forensic Science
  • Hospitals
  • Public Health Laboratories
  • Cosmetic Industries


Few job profiles: -

 

  • Clinical Scientist
  • Research Associates
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Biotechnologist
  • Research Scientist
  • Chemist
  • Microbiologist


Pay package: -

For freshers who want to build a career in this field have lucrative job opportunities waiting for them. Initially, their pay package ranges between Rs.20,000 to Rs.25,000  per month but withan  increase in the experience of a candidate the pay package also increase  Those who are not willing to opt for research field can opt for a career in the teaching field after having a degree in Ph.D in biochemistry.

Institutes Offering M.Sc. - Biochemistry

Ahmednagar College - Master of Science in Bio Chemistry
Al Azhar College of Arts and Science, Thodupuzha - Master of Science in BioChemistry
Asan Memorial College of Arts & Science - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Aurora’s Degree and PG College - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Bangalore City College - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Bangalore University - Master of Science in Bio Chemistry
Barkatullah University - Master Of Science in Biochemistry
Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Bhavan's Vivekananda College of Science, Humanities and Commerce, Secunderabad - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Centre for Life Long Learning - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur - Master of Science in Biochemistry
D.A-V. College - Master of Science in Biochemistry
D.L Reddy College - Master of Science in Biochemistry
D.S. Institute of Paramedical Science and Hospital - Master Of Science In Biochemistry
Dayananda Sagar Institutions (DSI), Bangalor - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Dolphin (PG) Institute of Biomedical & Natural Sciences - Master Of Science in Biochemistry
Dr. C.S.N. Degree & P.G. College - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Dr.N.G.P. Arts and Science College - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Dr.Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Fergusson College, Pune - Master of Science in Bio Chemistry
Ganga Kaveri Group of Institutions - Master Of Science in Biochemistry
Garden City College (GCC), Bangalore - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Goutham College - Master Of Science in Biochemistry
Government Arts College, Kumbakona - Master Of Science in Biochemistry
Indian Academy Group of Institutions, Bangalore - Master Of Science in Biochemistry
Jain University - Master of Science in Biochemistry + Advanced Diploma in Research & Clinical Data Mgt
Jain University - Master of Science in Biochemistry + Advanced Diploma in Bioinformatics
JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Karpagam Arts and Science College - Master of Science in Bio-chemistry
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal - Master of Science in Medical Biochemistry
King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College - Master of Science in Biochemistry - by Papers/Research
KLE University, Belgaum - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Kuvempu University - Master Of Science In Bio-Chemistry
Lekshmipuram College of Arts and Science - Master of Science in Biochemistry
M.G.R. College of Arts and Science - Master of Science in Biochemistry
M.S. Ramaiah College of Arts, Science and Commerce (MSRMSC), Bangalore - Master Of Science BioChemistry
M.S. Ramaiah Junior & Degree College (MSRJ&DC) - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Maharajah's Post Graduate College - Master of Science in Bio-Chemistry
Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College for Women - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Maharani's Science College for Women - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies Tiruvalla, Tiruvalla - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Mar Athanasius College - Master of Science in Bio-Chemistry
Medical College-Baroda - Master of Science in Medical Biochemistry
Mithibai College of Arts, Chauhan Institute of Science & Amrutben Jivanlal College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Mohamed Sathak College of Arts and Science - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Montessori Mahila Kalasala College - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Muthayammal College of Arts & Science - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Osmania University, Hyderabad - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Paladugu Nagaiah Chowdary & Kotha Raghuramaiah Degree and PG college - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Panjab University, Chandigarh - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Pee Gee College of Arts and Science - Master of Science in Biochemistry
PGP College of Arts and Science, Namakkal - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana Post Graduate Center - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Prof. Dhanapalan College For Women - Master Of Science in Biochemistry
Prof.Dhanapalan College For Women - Master Of Science in Bichemistry
Reva Institute of Science & Management - Master of Science in Biochemistry
School of Life & Basic Sciences, Jaipur National University - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, Tiruchirappalli - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Sengamala Thayaar Educational Trust Women's College, Thiruvarur - Master Of Science in Biochemistry
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Shrimati Indira Gandhi College - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Singhania University - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Sneha Academy, Pune - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Sri Auribindo Institute of Medical Sciences - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Sri Venkateshwara Institute of Distance Education - Master of Science in Biochemistry
St. Berchmans College - Master of Science in Biochemistry
St. George College of Management, Science & Nursing - Master of Science in Biochemistry
St. George College of Management, Science & Nursing, Bangalore - Master Of Science in Biochemistry
St. Mary's College For Women - Master Of Science In Bio-Chemistry
St.Joseph's College, Tiruchirappalli - Master Of Science in BioChemistry
T John College (TJC), Bangalore - Master of Science in Bio-Chemistry
T.S.Narayanaswami College of Arts and Science - Master Of Science in Biochemistry
The Institute of Science - Master of Science in Biochemistry
The Oxford College of Science - Master of Science in Biochemistry
University of Allahabad - Master of Science in Bio-Chemistry
University of Kalyani - Master of Science in Biochemistry
University of Kashmir - Master of Science in Clinical Biochemistry
University of Kashmir - Master of Science in Biochemistry
University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Vignan Degree College (VDC) - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Vikas Degree College - Master of Science in Bio-Chemistry

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