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School Of Medicine

The Pre-Medical course and degree offerings at IUHS are designed specifically to be just that. The necessary academic foundation to undertake the study of Medicine.

The philosophy of the department is to not only prepare a student for medical school with the necessary undergraduate sciences but to enlighten them and draw the links between those studies and Medicine.


The IUHS premedical courses offered satisfy the need for a foundation of knowledge as well as offering the opportunity to achieve a Bachelors of Science. The core courses in the program include Math/Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry.

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Course list: Core Pre-Requisite Modules,  Select to view. 

Module 11 – Biochemistry

Utilising the fundamentals of the preceding organic chemistry courses the generation of metabolic energy in higher organisms will be considered with an emphasis on regulation at the molecular, cellular and organ levels. The special cases of in situ mechanisms of enzymatic catalysis will be highlighted.

Topics include: topics in carbohydrate, lipid and nitrogen metabolism, complex lipids and biological membranes, hormonal signal transduction.

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