M.Phil IN VIROLOGY & MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY

University of Lahore

The Program is introduced in Pakistan, keeping in view  the emerging viral diseases and their deadly outbreaks during the last couple of decades. Understanding molecular aspects of these viral infections is one of the greatest challenges faced by the scientific world these days. The program will enable students to cope with the rapid advancement in the field of Virology and Molecular Pathology and it will also help them to address the Interactions of the viral and pathological human diseases through focused research projects.

Career Prospects

The 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 professional in the vaccine, pharmaceuticals, research laboratories, university circle and health care industry within as well as outside Pakistan where they can pursue their careers.

Program Facts

Program Duration
2 Years (Credit Hours 36)

Timing
Morning 08:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs (Saturday-Sunday)

Entry Requirements
16 Years of Education or Equivalent qualification (in relevant field) with at least 2.5 CGPA (out of 4.0) in semester system 2nd division / 50% in annual system with graduation in the following

M.Sc in Medical Lab Technology (2 Years)

Doctor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (5 Years)

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (5 Years)

BS (Hons) Medical Lab Technology (4 Years)

BS (Hons) Bio Medical Sciences / Biological Sciences (4 Years)

Location
Defence Road Campus, Lahore.

Recognized By
Higher Education Commission.

Courses Offered

Semester 1
Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 PVMGV-100 General Virology
3(3-0)
2 PVMGI-101 General Immunology
3(3-0)
3 PVMPMPB-102 Molecular Pathology/
Molecular Biology
3(2-1)
4 PVMPB-103 Biostatistics 2(2-0)

 

Semester 2

Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 PVMAV-200
Advances in Virology
3(3-0)
2 PVMPMP-201
Molecular Mechanism of Disease
(Mechanistic Virology)                  
3(2-1)
3 PVMPBB-202
Biosafety/Bioethics
2(2-0)
4 PVMPDT-203
Diagnostic Techniques/
Instrumentation
2(2-0)
 5 PVMPRM-204 Research Methodolgy  3(2-1)

 

Semester 3

Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 PVMPRS-300   
Research / Dissertation
6

 

Semester 4

Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 PVMPRS-400   
Research / Dissertation
6
Offered at Campuses
Fact File

2 Years (4 Semesters), 36 Credit Hours
Morning 08:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs (Saturday – Sunday)

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