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MSc Biometry

Course Overview

The MSc in Biometry programme focuses on developing students’ readiness in solving problems of complex systems in science and biotechnology by means of computational modelling, analysis and simulations.
Furthermore, they learn to develop novel, robust computational procedures to be utilized effectively in different settings.
Scientific interdisciplinary problem-solving will be emphasized, through a Master Project that may be done internally or with the industry.
This programme will prepare the intended postgraduate to be a highly versatile person who can operate beyond the traditional boundaries of separate disciplines.
Graduates will be prepared for positions in scientific research, for MPhil/PhD programmes, national and international alike, and positions in the Biotechnology industry, Agriculture and Agro-Industry, Medical and paramedical, Environmental sciences and related fields

Study mode

Full time, Part time


1 year / 1.5 years

Awarding Body



Severals intakes per year depending on demand.

Entry Requirements

  • As per UTM’S Admission Regulations, and ‘Admission to Programmes of Study at Master’s Degree Level’
  • At least an Honours Degree with significant content of Mathematics or other qualifications (academic or professional) acceptable to the University of Technology, Mauritius Applicants from programmes involving Statistics / Mathematics / Biology / Biotechnology / Food Science /Agriculture / Environmental Studies / Biomedical studies / Medical and paramedical / Biochemistry will have definite advantage. Students from other backgrounds like Computer Science / Software Engineering are also encouraged to apply if they have an interest in biostatistics as will those from a programme in Mathematics and Science with project work having involved Computing.