Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences


This professional degree incorporates a research component and 1 year of practical work-based learning. This programme will enable students to identify disease-causing bacteria; microscopically differentiate cells, microorganisms, and crystals; and operate complex electronic instruments to analyse blood for the presence of abnormal and malignant cells, components and chemical elements. Students will also be able to determine drug levels and evaluate the chemical, cellular and immune composition of blood, urine and other body fluids.

25 Points including a minimum B-symbol on NSSC(O) or 4 on NSSC(H) in Mathematics, Biology or Physiology and Physical Science as well as a minimum D-symbol in English.

Career Possibilities: 
Graduates register with the Allied Health Professions Council as Medical Laboratory Scientists. Job opportunities include working at clinical laboratories, food industry, water analysis, etc.
Modes of Study: 
4 Years
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