Our Program

Why Study With UBC Pathology?


A wide range of opportunities and experiences.

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.

Our faculty leads the world in research advancements.

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.


Our program is multidisciplinary.

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.

Learn in some of the best facilities in the world.

Our research programs are well funded and equipped and are housed in state of the art buildings throughout the top teaching hospitals in Vancouver


We are located in one of the best cities in the world.

Consistently ranking as one of the best places to live in the world, Vancouver, British Columbia offers spectacular beauty and vibrant, multicultural communities. UBC campus is situated in Vancouver, on Canada’s West Coast on the edge of the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by mountains.