The General Pathology is a course concentrates on origins, pathogenesis and mechanisms of changes that occur in diseases which affect human being and the consequences on the cellular and molecular levels and how these correlate clinically. The general pathology is a 32 weeks course; consist of 28 weeks of teaching session and 4 weeks of assessment session.

The courses commences at the beginning of the academic year, one hour every week of lecture and two hours every week of laboratory session. The course covers the major pathological principles and mechanisms of human diseases that include cellular adaptations, cellular injury, inflammation, tissue repair, hemodynamic and circulatory disorders, infectious diseases, environmental and nutritional disorders and disorders of growth (especially neoplasia).