Doctor of Philosophy (Physiology)

by | Apr 17, 2019


The aims of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme are to produce graduates who are capable and independent in carrying out research activities and as future leaders in research activities. Among the objectives are to make graduates well informed and knowledgeable in carrying research activities, know how to plan and manage research activities and able to outsource and manage research grants.

Teaching-Learning Methods

Learning outcomes and educational goals are formulated to produce holistic graduates who will contribute to the society in line with the UKM’s mission and vision. The attributes of the graduates include being able to pioneer innovation and provide leadership in the construction of knowledge thus contributing to the building of a learned and dynamic society.

The teaching-learning methods to achieve learning outcomes include research link activities:

  • literature search and appraisal,
  • designing and executing experiments,
  • data collection, analysis and interpretation,
  • writing of thesis and manuscript; and
  • presentation in seminars and conferences

Teaching and learning methods are consistent with the curriculum by weekly supervisory, six monthly supervisor’s report, and regular monitoring of the students’ research progress in the department. All the PhD programmes at the department are by research work and therefore, students are obliged to carry out laboratory works to complete their projects.

Research Area

  • Cardiovascular & Health Performance Index (CAHPI)
  • Reproductive & Developmental Biology
  • Gene Regulation
  • Stem Cell
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Neuroscience

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