Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
About The Course
Medical laboratory technology is one of the most rapidly expanding health care fields. For those who have an interest in science and technology in health care, this field will offer you a variety of career opportunities. You will work independently or as part of a team to conduct procedures and tests in a dynamic diagnostic environment. Lecturers who have extensive training in this area will guide you throughout the programme, sharing their expertise and introduce you to the latest developments in medical laboratory technology. The practical component of this programme is further strengthened by clinical training in hospitals and laboratories which will place you in different settings to gain specific laboratory experiences and technical competence.
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You need THREE (3) Credits including in Science and Mathematics at SPM level OR a PTPL Certificate in Health Science OR an equivalent qualification recognized by MSU Senate.
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT) is a three-year career-focused industry-developed programme of MSU’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (FHLS). 
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Year One
  • General Biology and Human Genetic
  • Parasitology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Immunology and Serology
Year Two
  • Haematology Diagnostic
  • Cytology
  • General Pathology
  • Clinical Immunohaematology
Year Three
  • Histopathology
  • Clinical Training
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology will assist you in your transition to university or employment and may give you guaranteed entry into MSU's Bachelor in Biomedical Science programme. 
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Duration of Study
3 years
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