The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Medicine

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Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Medicine
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Laboratory Medicine
Pathology
Description:The UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine offers a remarkable opportunity to study with numerous world renowned faculty and research programs. We are recognized as national and international leaders in both basic and clinical research. Experimental Pathology refers to research in any area of biomedical investigation that is relevant to human disease. Since it is necessary to understand the normal working of the system to fully define the changes associated with disease, the areas represented at UBC cover a wide range of fields and approaches. Work at all levels of biological organization is involved, from protein to lipoprotein biochemistry and molecular biology through cell and tumour biology, animal models for studies on pulmonary and cardiovascular pathophysiology and viral and bacterial infection processes, to clinical studies on human population and the AIDS epidemic.

We train students with varied backgrounds in science and medicine including: biochemistry, physiology, cell biology and microbiology/immunology. We are committed to effective, cutting-edge, ethical research. The results of which will reach beyond the academic realm to effect positive change in the lives of our families, communities and, ultimately, our world.
URL:Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Medicine
Cost per year:*
National: $4,996
Careers:Pathologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    - Possess a Bachelor's or MD degree with high academic achievements in the necessary background course (e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Physiology, Mathematics etc)

    - Achieve at least a B+ average in third and fourth year-level course work, or at least 12 credits of third- or fourth-year courses in the A- grade range (at UBC 80% or higher) in the field of intended graduate study.

    - Have completed an intermediate course in Biochemistry.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 04, 2019