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Master Of Medicine In Human Pathology


Degree Code: H63

Duration: 3

Faculty/School/Institute offered: SCHOOL OF MEDICINE


Course Structure and Duration

Duration:

The programme shall consist of a three-year full-time study by laboratory work, course work, clinical work, dissertation and examination, with an option to spend a maximum of six months during that period in another institution recognized and approved by the Senate.

COURSE OUTLINE

The course shall be devoted to general laboratory medicine and candidates shall continue to work at the level of Registrars, Senior House Officers or Tutorial Fellows in Laboratory Medicine.

PART I (FIRST YEAR)

(a) There will be two hours lectures per week, supplemented by tutorials and seminars. Lecture/Seminar allocation for respective disciplines will be as follows:
Anatomic Pathology 320 hours.
Chemical Pathology 280 hours.
Haematology 280 hours.
Microbiology 300 hours.
Parasitology 100 hours.
Immunology 80 hours.
Total 1360 hours.

(b) Candidates shall also undertake full-time laboratory work as Registrars, House Officers or Tutorial Fellows in Laboratory Medicine.


PART II (SECOND AND THIRD YEAR)

(a) The Lecture/Seminar allocation for respective disciplines during Part II training will be as follows:
Anatomic Pathology 648 hours.
Chemical Pathology 518 hours.
Haematology 518 hours.
Microbiology 490 hours.
Parasitology 287 hours.
Immunology 259 hours.
Dissertation 640 hours.
Total 3360 hours.

As in Part I, candidates shall also undertake full-time laboratory work at the level of Senior House Officers, Registrars, or Tutorial Fellows in Laboratory Medicine.
(b) Students on the course will be released for lectures/seminars that are common to all.

(c) During Part II training, students will be expected to attend emergency calls at the Routine Laboratory of the University Teaching Hospital.