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PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Pathology By Research Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)



Course info


This clinical pathology field focuses on disease diagnosis and monitoring through laboratory analysis of blood, urine, body fluids, secretions, and tissue specimens. The laboratory tests include haematology, clinical biochemistry, urinalysis, cytology and molecular techniques. Research in this field mainly involve are mostly conducted on diseases of the blood and immune system, coagulation disorders, infectious and noninfectious diseases, cancers, disease biomarkers, and abnormalities of other body systems. Clinical pathology is an important tool in toxicological studies, determination of effect and efficacy of drugs and natural products in the treatment of diseases and in monitoring of healing and recovery from induced and natural-occurring diseases in animals. The techniques employed in clinical pathology analyses are also used in the determination of animal population health and disease prevalence and outbreaks.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Pathology 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.

They also must have

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.