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Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

Course Title : Medical Laboratory Technology, Diploma
Course Code : DMLT

About the Course
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology provides an opportunity for education and training in all of the major disciplines of Medical Science Laboratory. It is offered to students from general science/biomedical science/applied science that have a biological sciences focus. The programme is designed to provide a vocationally oriented qualification, which will prepare graduates for employment in diagnostic pathology, medical research, biological manufacturing or the pharmaceutical industry.

Entry Requirement

(i) Pass SPM with 3 credits including Science and Mathematics;


(ii) Health Science Certificate from PTPL;


(iii) Polytechnic/ Public Higher Learning Institution Certificate or its equivalent recognised by MSU;


(iv) Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in 3 subjects;


(v) Other equivalent qualification recognised by Malaysian Government

Duration : 3 years

Core Subjects

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • General Pathology
  • Basic Applied Science
  • Immunology & Serology
  • General Biology & Human Genetic
  • Haematology Diagnostic
  • Microbiology
  • Clinical Immunohaematology
  • Parasitology
  • Histopathology
  • Cytology

Career Prospect
After the completion of Diploma in Medical Lab Technology, you will find a challenging career in a hospital, minor emergency centres, private laboratory, blood donor centres, doctor’s office or clinics. Common job profiles of students after completing DMLT include Medical Lab Technician/Technologist in Blood Banks, Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Diagnostic Labs.

KPT Reference : R/725/4/ 0010 [JPT/BPP(U)1000-801/33/Jld.5(8)]

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