PhD IN VIROLOGY & MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY

University of Lahore

This Program is introduced in Pakistan, keeping in view  the emerging viral diseases and their deadly outbreaks during the last couple of decades. Understanding molecular aspect of these viral infections is the greatest challenges faced by the scientists/researchers these days. This program will enable students to cope with the rapid advancement in the field of Virology and Molecular Pathology and it will also helps them addressing the interactions of the viral and pathological human diseases through focused research projects.

Career Prospects

This program aims to generate human resource of molecular pathologists in the field of Virology who can contribute to the society by serving in the prestigious academic and research institutes around the globe. There is a huge demand of these professionals in the vaccine, pharmaceutical, research laboratories, university circle and health care industry within as well as outside Pakistan where they can pursue their careers.

Program Facts

Program Duration
3-5 Years (Credit Hours 48)

Timing
Morning 08:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs (Monday – Friday)

Entry Requirements
18 Years of Education in relevant field or Equivalent qualification with at least 1st Division Minimum 60% Marks in annual system and 3.00 CGPA (Out of 4.00) 

MPhil in Medical Lab Sciences (MLS) (2 Years)

MPhil/MS in Biological Sciences (2 Years)

Location
Defence Road Campus, Lahore.

Recognized By
Higher Education Commission

Courses Offered

Semester 1
Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 DVMPGV-100
General Virology
3(2-1)
   
2 DVMPMP-101
Molecular Pathology/Molecular Biology
3(2-1)
   
3 DVMPDT-102
Diagnostic Techniques/Instrumentation
3(3-0)
   

 

Semester 2

Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 DVMPAV-200
Advances in Virology
3(3-0)


2 DVMPMV-201
Molecular Mechanism of Disease (Mechanistic Virology)
3(2-1)


3 DVMPRM-202
Research Methodology 3(2-1)


 

Semester 3

Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 DVMPRS-300
Research Work / Dissertation
9


 

Semester 4

Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 DVMPRS-400
Research Work / Disseration
9


 

Semester 5

Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 DVMPRS-500
Research Work / Dissertation
6


 

Semester 6

Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 DVMPRS-600
Research Work / Dissertation
6





Offered at Campuses
Fact File

3-5 Years
Morning 08:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs (Monday – Friday)

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