PhD in Molecular Pathology

About the PhD in Molecular Pathology

The university offers full-time M.Phil & PhD program in the key areas of Biomedical Sciences through Institute of Biomedical Sciences and has developed the modular format to allow a greater range of options within the program to meet the requirements of medically trained personnel who wish to enter teaching and research career in medical and allied health sciences. It provides a sound understanding of human health and disease and diagnostic approaches at the molecular level applying contemporary techniques of modern biomedicine. It provides opportunities to acquire and develop the skills of synthesis, analysis and decision making, required for careers in the field of medical research. Thus, the students are trained as the subject specialist, a researcher and a resource person, well equipped with the methodologies of modern trends of teaching and research in basic medical sciences. The program involves course work and original research thesis components.

Admission Process

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Program Highlights


3 - 8 years

Type of Study

Full time (Semesters system)

Credit Hours

Semester I =12
Semester II = 12
Semester III & IV = 06 (THESIS)
Total Credit Hours : 30

Study Hours Distribution

Study per Semester = 16 weeks
Examination = 2 weeks
Semester Break = 2 weeks

Working Days = 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
(except Friday)

Teaching Hours Distribution

Lecture hours/ Facilitation / Self Directed Studies/ Lab training/ Internship

Assessment of Student

• Continuous Internal Assessment (During Semester)
• Semester Examination
• Thesis Defense Examination

Teaching Institution

School of Postgraduate Studies

Degree Awarding Institution

Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi

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