M.Sc. On Campus

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

University of British Columbia

24 months
5736 CAD/year
3264 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Masters program in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine from University of British Columbia is a research based program with 12 credits of course work, a thesis and defence.


During the Masters program in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine from University of British Columbia students will research into the disease process employs all of the methodologies utilized by non medical biosciences including structural and functional biochemistry, molecular biology, bioinformatics, cell biology, immunology and microbiology.

Many of our faculty members are global influencers in their respective and varied fields. You will work with both basic and clinical scientists who share a passion for discovery of the molecular mechanisms of disease.

We offer the flexibility to build upon many different and varied scientific backgrounds and disciplines. Often our students come into the program without formal Pathology training.

Learning outcomes:

Literature analysis; written and oral skills through seminars, conferences, publications; time and project management; forming and testing a hypothesis, research skills, data integration, prediction, interpretation; mastering techniques and technology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of human histopathology 
  • Current topics in pathology research 
  • Graduate studies seminar (gss)
  • Experimental design and considerations for data collection, presentation, analysis and interpretation
  • Pulmonary pathophysiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5736 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2868 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    3264 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1632 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Per instalment. Students in the Graduate Program are assessed yearly fees in three installments.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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