Bachelor of Science (Biology/ Chemistry/ Physics)

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Overview

This course is a general science course with the opportunity for the students to specialize in biology, chemistry or physics. The main aim of the degree is to develop students with a strong foundation and advanced knowledge in scientific principles in their chosen specialty. After completing this degree students will develop the skills required to work in variety of science related fields and will have a strong understanding of scientific principles, and the ability to analyze scientific information by identifying components, relationships and patterns, both in experimental data and ideas. Furthermore they will be able to discuss and evaluate scientific information from different sources and assess its credibility. They will have mastered an inquiry-based approach to science, learning how to form and articulate testable hypotheses, and design investigations to test them. They will also have learned basic laboratory techniques used in a variety of scientific sub-disciplines, and have the quantitative skills necessary to interpret findings. Graduates will be able to follow careers in science teaching, research and developmental work, laboratory based jobs in healthcare, forensic science labs, environmental, meteorology and fisheries/agriculture sector. The degree will be a Maldivian qualification that will meet all the regulations set by Maldives Qualification Authority and fulfill international standards required for a first degree.

Entry Criteria

  • 2 passes in GCE A’ level and 3 passes in GCE O’ level (Mathematics/ Science subjects); OR

  • Attainment of a Level 4 qualification in a related field; OR

  • Attainment of a Level 4 Foundation Study target program

English Language Requirements

Certified proficiency in English (GCE O’ level/ IGCSE English pass/ MNU English Language Competency Test) or equivalent

Course Structure

Semester 1 60 Semester 2 60
Exit with an Diploma in Science after successful completion of the 2nd Semester.
Semester 3 60 Semester 4 60
Exit with an Advanced Diploma in Science (Biology) after successful completion of the 4th Semester.
Semester 5 75 Semester 6 60
Semester 3 60 Semester 4 60
Exit with an Advanced Diploma in Science (Chemistry) after successful completion of the 4th Semester.
Semester 5 75 Semester 6 60
Semester 3 60 Semester 4 60
Exit with an Advanced Diploma in Science (Physics) after successful completion of the 4th Semester.
Semester 5 75 Semester 6 60

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