PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Animal Physiology By Research Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)



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The research focus in this field includes molecular, behavioral, nutritional, neuron, and stress physiology. Investigations are directed to the understanding of organ and organ system functions, morphological adaptation and response to stimulus and the environment with emphasis on the function, metabolism and regulatory control in living organisms, metabolomics, nutrigenomics and lipidomics. Candidates are expected to investigate the metabolic and biochemical pathways essential to bioenergetics, homeostatic regulation and relevant ligand-receptor interactions in natural products research and communicable and non-communicable diseases using animal models. At cellular level animal physiology researches cover cellular organisation and function, bio membrane properties, cellular communication, signal transduction to the regulation of cell survival, apoptosis and neoplasia.

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Here are the different ways in which you can study PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Animal Physiology By Research.

Full Time (Minimum of two years and a maximum of five years)

Tuition fees

1st semester: RM 7,212.50; 2nd-4th semesters: RM 5,262.50; 5th-6th semesters: RM 4,700; 7th and subsequent semesters: RM 5,200; Cost for max 4 years: RM 42,800; Cost for max 5 years: RM 53,200


09 Sep, 10 Feb


Universiti Putra Malaysia



43400, Malaysia

Entry requirement for international students

Candidate must have a Master degree with thesis in an appropriate field.

Acceptance into the programme is subject to approval by School of Graduates and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UPM.

TOEFL Written test (Academic version): 550 points

IELTS (Academic Exercise): Band 6.0

TOEFL Internet test (Academic version): 79-80

TOEFL Computer test (Academic version): 213

CIEP: Level 109

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.