Department of Biomedical Science

Department of Biomedical Science is the only department currently functioning under the Faculty of Science. It offers degree programmes primarily related to the field of health sciences. The department’s main goal is to empower undergraduates to work together on scientific studies of human health and to meet the industry’s current, rising demand locally and globally by producing highly qualified science graduates. The department has cutting-edge labs to prepare students to be professionals of the future. The department is primarily concerned with expanding knowledge in the fields of biology, medicine, healthcare, psychology, pharmaceutical science, and chemistry in order to better prepare students for the competitive job market.

Currently, the department offers three University Grants Commission approved degree programmes and three foreign degree programmes together with Plymouth University, UK in bioscience discipline. All the degree programmes are full-time courses with an industry exposure and a research project. There is also a nursing top-up degree programme affiliated with Plymouth University, UK.


Department Head's Message

The Department of Biomedical Science is a dynamic and innovative hub of research, education, and collaboration, dedicated to advancing our understanding of human health and disease. Our unwavering dedication to excellence in teaching, research, and community involvement enables our students to advance in their knowledge, soft skills, and applications.

The students can engage in a wide range of activities, including lectures, seminars, laboratory practical sessions, workshops, conferences, group discussions, student presentations, and collaborative research projects. Active participation gives the opportunity to broaden the students’ horizons and deepen the understanding of the fascinating world of biomedical science. Presently, Biomedical Science, Nutrition and Health, Nursing, Psychology, and Pharmaceutical science degree programs are available within the department.

Together with our students, we can push the boundaries of biomedical science and contribute to a healthier and more vibrant future.

Dr. Miruna Rabindrakumar
HOD / Senior Lecturer

Academic Staff

Department Head
Dr. Miruna Rabindrakumar

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