Overview of the Programme

M.Sc. Molecular & Human Genetics with Specialization in Clinical embryology in association with GarbhaGudi

Welcome to the comprehensive Molecular and Human Genetics program with specialization in Clinical Embryology, offered in association with Garbhagudi, at Garden City University. This program serves as your gateway to excellence in the field of genetics, providing students with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to thrive in this exciting and rapidly evolving field. Here’s why our Molecular and Human Genetics program with specialization in Clinical Embryology stands out:

At GCU, we offer a range of key courses that form the foundation of our program. These courses include Developmental and Reproductive Genetics, Cancer Genetics, Molecular Medicine, Biology of Signal Transduction, Pharmacogenetics, Pharmacogenomics, and Human Biomedical Genetics

Course Structure

Semester 1

Course Title

  • Cell Biology & Molecular
  • Genetics/Human Physiology
  • Biology of Signal Transduction
  • Biochemistry: Metabolic concepts and Regulation/Analytical methods in Human Genetics
  • Clinical Cytogenetics
  • Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics (Practical)
  • Cytogenetics (Practical)
  • Biochemistry & Biochemical Techniques (Practical)
  • Bioinformatics (Practical)
  • Research Methodology

Semester 2

Course Title

  • Developmental & Reproductive Genetics
  • Neurogenetics
  • Cancer Genetics
  • Clinical Embryology, Semenology & Cryopreservation
  • Developmental Biology (Practical)
  • Neurogenetics (Practical)
  • Cancer Genetics (Practical)
  • Minor Project

Semester 3

Course Title

  • Human Biomedical Genetics
  • Molecular Medicine, Pharmacogenetics & Pharmacogenomics
  • Fertility & Assisted Conception
    Assisted Reproductive
  • Technology – IVF & Micromanipulation Techniques
  • Human Biomedical Genetics (Practical)
  • Andrology – Lab
  • Clinical Embryology – Lab

Semester 4

Course Title

  • Dissertation
  • Clinical Internship

In addition to the above courses, our curriculum includes the following courses powered by Coursera and industry partners.

Semester 1

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Classical papers in molecular genetics
Basic Principles of Cell Signaling

Semester 2

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partnerx

Epigenetic Control of Gene Expression
Introduction to Human Behavioral Genetics

Semester 3

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Big Data, Genes, and Medicine
Case Studies in Personalized Medicine

Programme Highlights

Pedagogy and Assessment

Teaching for the M.Sc. Molecular & Human Genetics degree course at Garden City University incorporates a diverse range of teaching styles and methodologies to provide a comprehensive and engaging learning experience. Subject matter experts conduct master classes, lectures, and seminars, delivering in-depth knowledge and expertise in the field of molecular and human genetics. These sessions aim to foster critical thinking, theoretical understanding, and intellectual growth among students. Simulation role play and problem case-based learning approaches are employed to immerse students in practical scenarios specific to molecular and human genetics. This approach enables students to develop essential problem-solving skills, decision-making abilities, and a deeper understanding of real-world applications in the field. 

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Fee Structure for the Academic Year 2024-25

Domestic / NRI Fee Structure

Programmes
M.Sc. Molecular and Human Genetics with Specialization in Clinical Embryology

Course Duration
2 years

1st Installment
INR 30,000

3 Subsequent Installments
INR 80,000

International Fee Structure

Programmes
M.Sc. Molecular and Human Genetics with Specialization in Clinical Embryology

Course Duration
2 years

1st Installment
$ 500

3 Subsequent Installments
$ 1167

OTHER FEES

CAUTION DEPOSIT : Rs. 5000/- to be paid by all the  students.

(Rs. 3000/- will be refunded after successful completion of the course and Rs. 2000/- would be retained towards registration fees for life time Alumni Association Membership)

EXAMINATION FEES PER SEMESTER

PG Programs: Rs.3500/-

Programme Prospects

Three decades of legacy and strong placement initiatives have ensured that GCU Graduates are highly employable in various industries. The strong alumni base provides hand holding for a smooth transition from the classroom to the corporate world.

Job Opportunities

Career Path

After completing a M.Sc. in Molecular & Human Genetics with specialization in Clinical Embryology from Garden City University, these are some of the most trending career paths:

Clinical Embryologist: As a clinical embryologist, you will work in fertility clinics and reproductive health centers. You will specialize in procedures such as in vitro fertilization (IVF), embryo transfer, and embryo freezing. Recruiting companies in India include Manipal Ankur, Nova IVF Fertility, GGIRHR and Milann – The Fertility Center.

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List of companies where UG & PG Dept of Life Sciences students of GCU got placement opportunities:

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply for admission to Garden City University?

Apply online through this link https://admissions.gardencity.university/ or Schedule an appointment through the link below to meet with a counselor at the admissions office.
Register and verify your email to initiate the application process.
Submit your application and pay the Rs 2000/- fee.
Receive a conditional offer letter after your application is reviewed, which outlines the conditions for acceptance.
Comply with the conditions stated in the offer letter, meeting eligibility criteria, fulfil specific requirements, complete assigned tasks, and pay the first instalment fee.
Upon meeting the conditions, receive an Enrolment Letter confirming your acceptance into the program.

Are there scholarships or finance options available for students?

Garden City University is committed to supporting students in their academic pursuits through scholarships and finance options.
For information on Scholarship please visit https://www.gardencity.university/scholarship/ or speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.
Garden City University has collaborations with Non-Banking Financial Companies(NBFCs) that offer interest-free student loans specifically for fee payments. For any assistance, please speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.

What are the co-curricular and extracurricular activities practised at GCU?

The University has a highly acclaimed and active NCC unit which organises parades and involves itself in activities at a National level. The NSS wing of the University has human care, sustainable practices, educating the downtrodden as its core activities. The NSS has adopted five villages of Bangalore in line with the vision of the Government of India’s Swachhata Abhiyan mission and being recognised among the top 65 institutions in the country making it the right candidate to be chosen for the hall of fame. The University has 35 clubs ranging from Debate to music to badminton to futsal to frisbee to chess to dance. Core teams comprising of students participate in media coverage of national and international events (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), fashion show which is a part of the fashion and apparel design school with international brands (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), entrepreneurship and management club, incubation club, research club, beekeeping club, catering club and so on. Being an Interdisciplinary studies University there is much emphasis on giving the student a rounded perspective of studies and activities of individual interest.

What is the teaching style at Garden City University?

Garden City University follows a combination of teaching methods, including lectures, interactive sessions, group discussions, case studies, practical demonstrations, blended learning, self-directed study, and more.

Does Garden City University facilitate internships for students?

Absolutely! Garden City University has seamlessly integrated compulsory internships into its curriculum across all programs. GCU has  established collaborations with numerous industries and organizations to offer extensive internship opportunities for our students. These internships play a pivotal role in providing practical exposure, enhancing professional skills, and fostering industry connections, thus preparing students for successful careers.

Does Garden City University provide hostel facilities?

Yes, the university provides separate hostel facilities for male and female students. To know more, please visit https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/accommodation/

Overview of the Programme

M.Sc. Molecular & Human Genetics with Specialization in Clinical embryology in association with GarbhaGudi

Welcome to the comprehensive Molecular and Human Genetics program with specialization in Clinical Embryology, offered in association with Garbhagudi, at Garden City University. This program serves as your gateway to excellence in the field of genetics, providing students with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to thrive in this exciting and rapidly evolving field. Here’s why our Molecular and Human Genetics program with specialization in Clinical Embryology stands out:

At GCU, we offer a range of key courses that form the foundation of our program. These courses include Developmental and Reproductive Genetics, Cancer Genetics, Molecular Medicine, Biology of Signal Transduction, Pharmacogenetics, Pharmacogenomics, and Human Biomedical Genetics. By delving into these subjects, students gain a deep understanding of the genetic mechanisms underlying human development, diseases, and therapeutic interventions.

Practical hands-on learning is a vital component of our program. Students have the opportunity to engage in clinical embryology (andrology), cancer cell line culture, karyotyping, and drug toxicological studies. These practical experiences enhance your skills and prepare you for real-world applications in the field.

We offer specialized tools training that is essential for your success. You will learn techniques such as docking and simulation, PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction), and karyotyping. These tools are indispensable in genetic research and diagnosis, allowing you to make significant contributions to the field.

Research-based learning is a cornerstone of our program, particularly in cancer genetics and clinical embryology. We encourage our students to explore their interests and engage in cutting-edge research. Our faculty members are renowned experts in their respective fields, providing mentorship and guidance as you navigate your research journey.

GCU holds accreditation and collaboration with professional associations such as GGIRHR (Garbhagudi Institute of Reproductive Health and Research). Additionally, we have industry tie-ups with GGIRHR and Motherhood hospitals, ensuring that our curriculum remains aligned with the latest industry practices and trends.

We believe in holistic education, which is why we invite guest lectures and industry speakers every week from the fields of cancer research and clinical embryology. These interactions provide valuable insights, networking opportunities, and exposure to the latest advancements in the industry.

Entrepreneurship opportunities await our students, empowering them to transform their ideas into successful ventures. Through mentorship programs and guidance from industry experts, we nurture your entrepreneurial spirit and provide the necessary support for your innovative pursuits.

As part of our commitment to your professional growth, GCU offers postgraduate diploma in Clinical Embryology, providing you with a specialized certification that enhances your credentials and employability.

Cross-disciplinary collaboration is encouraged at GCU, allowing you to explore diverse fields and expand your horizons. We have international university tie-ups that facilitate exchange programs and collaborative research opportunities, broadening your perspective and enriching your educational experience.

Our study abroad programs offer you the chance to explore global opportunities and gain exposure to different cultures and educational systems. Immerse yourself in international environments, exchange knowledge, and develop a global network of peers and mentors.

In addition to the specialized courses, GCU also fosters co-curricular activities through clubs promoting public awareness on reproductive health. By actively participating in these clubs, you can contribute to society while gaining valuable leadership and communication skills.

At Garden City University, we are dedicated to providing an industry-driven curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, and a nurturing environment that empowers you to excel in the field of Molecular and Human Genetics with specialization in Clinical Embryology. Join us and embark on a transformative educational journey that will shape your future and make GCU the best choice for pursuing your M.Sc. in Bangalore.

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M.Sc. in Data Science and Analytics

After completing a M.Sc. Data Science and Analytics at Garden City University (GCU), these are some of the most trending career opportunities:

Data Scientist: Analyzing and interpreting complex datasets to inform business decision-making. Data scientists use statistical techniques, machine learning, and programming skills to extract insights and build predictive models.

Data Analyst: Focusing on interpreting and analyzing data to help organizations make informed decisions. Data analysts work with databases, statistical tools, and visualization techniques to present findings.

Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst: Using data analysis tools to provide insights into business performance. BI analysts create reports and dashboards to assist organizations in strategic planning.

Machine Learning Engineer: Building and implementing machine learning algorithms and models. Machine learning engineers work on developing systems that can learn and adapt without explicit programming.

Big Data Engineer: Designing, developing, and maintaining large-scale processing systems for big data. Big data engineers work with tools like Hadoop and Spark to handle and process massive datasets.

Data Engineer: Building, testing, and maintaining data architecture (databases, large-scale processing systems) for efficient data retrieval and storage.

Quantitative Analyst: Applying statistical and mathematical models to analyze financial data, often in the context of risk management and investment strategies.

Predictive Modeler: Developing models to predict future trends or outcomes based on historical data. This role is prevalent in marketing, finance, and healthcare.

Data Architect: Designing and creating data systems and structures for organizations. Data architects ensure that databases and systems are optimized for data storage and retrieval.

Business Analytics Manager: Overseeing analytics initiatives within an organization, ensuring that data-driven insights contribute to strategic decision-making.

Research Scientist: Conducting research and experiments to develop new algorithms and methodologies in the field of data science and analytics.

Data Consultant: Providing expert advice on data-related matters to businesses, helping them optimize their data strategies and implementations.

Healthcare Data Analyst: Applying data analytics in the healthcare sector to improve patient outcomes, optimize operations, and support medical research.

Fraud Analyst: Using data analytics to detect and prevent fraudulent activities in various industries, such as finance and e-commerce.

Cybersecurity Analyst (with a focus on Data): Analyzing data to identify and prevent security threats and breaches.

 

Pedagogy and Assessment

M.Sc. in Data Science and Analytics

At Garden City University, our commitment to excellence in the M.Sc. Data Science and Analytics program extends beyond conventional teaching methods. Recognizing the dynamic nature of the field, our pedagogy is designed to empower students with cutting-edge technologies and analytics methodologies, ensuring they are at the forefront of industry trends.

Incorporating a blend of active teaching methodologies, our curriculum places a strong emphasis on practical applications using industry-standard tools and technologies. Students engage in hands-on experiences with leading data science platforms such as Python, R, and SQL, acquiring the skills needed for effective data manipulation, analysis, and visualization.

Our immersive case study assessments are strategically crafted to challenge M.Sc. Data Science and Analytics students to apply their theoretical knowledge using these technologies in real-world scenarios. This approach ensures a deep understanding of data science methodologies and their practical implications.

To foster independent exploration and specialization, we integrate opportunities for students to leverage Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) platforms. These platforms enable M.Sc. Data Science and Analytics students to delve into advanced topics, learn about the latest analytics methodologies, and stay abreast of emerging technologies shaping the industry.

The pinnacle of our pedagogical approach is the major project, where students have the freedom to immerse themselves in a subject of their choice. Leveraging technologies such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, and big data analytics, students showcase their expertise and research acumen, preparing them for the dynamic challenges of the data-driven world.

Complementing these experiences is a mandatory six-month internship, providing M.Sc. Data Science and Analytics students with invaluable practical exposure to industry settings. During the internship, students apply their knowledge of analytics methodologies and technologies in real-world projects, gaining hands-on experience and honing their skills for seamless integration into the professional landscape.

Our assessment methods, including internal quizzes, end-semester examinations, viva sessions, case study solving, and field visits, are designed to comprehensively evaluate not only academic knowledge but also practical proficiency in utilizing data science and analytics technologies.

At Garden City University, we are committed to delivering a transformative learning experience that equips M.Sc. Data Science and Analytics students with proficiency in the latest technologies and methodologies. Our pedagogy ensures that graduates are not only well-prepared academically but are also proficient in applying state-of-the-art tools and techniques demanded by the evolving data science and analytics industry.

 

Physio-United is the alumni startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on connecting physiotherapist under one platform and link with the potential patients via tele-medicine concept. This startup was founded by Mr. Divaker Kumar.  GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Physio-United is given below,

https://youtu.be/sg9oRlGDbfM?si=Aynn3_AMgq33GFqX

Haura is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Sciences, Department of Life Sciences. This startup focuses on providing beauty and cosmetic products focusing on aromatherapy. This startup was founded by Ms. Darathi Fatima.  GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Haura is given below,

  1. https://youtu.be/cr9S7iqXI70
  2. https://youtu.be/3avEN6tzM0I
  3. https://youtu.be/yW_XstfuJ1Y
  4. https://youtu.be/eH5NRbgVtZs
  5. https://youtu.be/It-KdOTi3KE
  6. https://youtu.be/Lpjz6MfZZnI
  7. https://youtu.be/1ozE-tACzrw

UAV Systems is the external startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on manufacturing low cost commercial drones. The brand slogan of the startup is “Make drones work for India”. This startup was founded by Mr. Shivaraman. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan various aspects of startups at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by UAV System is given below,

  1. https://youtu.be/twNveHMuyGU
  2. https://youtu.be/lVVblwqxk50
  3. https://youtu.be/08bKFnrrnw0

Woofy is the alumna startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on providing healthy food for the pets and other pet care services. This startup was founded by Ms. Varsha. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup to secure funding after reviewing her business plan and the trial done in the market. Link of the video relating to events and activities conducted by Woofy is given below,

https://youtu.be/cT3OZo7M77E?si=OjmzJ_EutaxTYreQ

Bakeluscious is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This home-based startup focuses on crafting creative bakery and confectionary products by providing high end customization options to the customers. This startup was founded by Ms. Shivani. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Bakeluscious is given below,

  1. https://youtu.be/A0Ebx3CInJ4
  2. https://youtu.be/2VEkyJWzxh4
  3. https://youtu.be/lzNhdtJ6Gz0

Shaahi Bawarchi is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This startup focuses on providing authentic culinary experience to the customers visiting the restaurants. The startup also focuses on conducting customized outdoor catering events based on the special requirements of the customers. This startup was founded by Ms. Jasmeet. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Shaahi Bawarchi is given below,

  1. https://youtu.be/N-G5rIbm3y8

Giggle India is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This startup focuses on providing various creative services basing the concept of Gig Economy to MSMEs to MNCs. This startup was founded by Ms. Jasneet Kaur. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Giggle India is given below,

  1. https://youtu.be/BA15Ugl0OKw
  2. https://youtu.be/kBfyArYPmes
  3. https://youtu.be/ArzOTcbVm0k
  4. https://youtu.be/AJRpv0gj_DU
  5. https://youtu.be/kE-Aqxatr3g
  6. https://youtu.be/KECRUe5Asmo

Image Translators is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This startup focuses on providing image makeover services and access to reliable beauty and cosmetic care products. This startup was founded by Ms. Jasmeet. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Image Translators is given below,

  1. https://youtu.be/nwz1Jj4yuys
  2. https://youtu.be/JHLcqLuVgPM
  3. https://youtu.be/lHJWouNNAFM
  4. https://youtu.be/JGQS_EcZric
  5. https://youtu.be/pmi88RYDby0
  6. https://youtu.be/bqxCgZz2NSk
  7. https://youtu.be/omSF2yHzCuY
  8. https://youtu.be/7UsoZj8NwXo
  9. https://youtu.be/krLaYDlunK0