The programme is designed for those interested to become a member of the health-care professionals as medical laboratory technologists to aid in the diagnosis, research and prevention of diseases.
The Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is specially designed to equip students with extensive theoretical knowledge and relevant practical skills in clinical laboratory work such as biochemical analysis of blood and body fluids, detection of blood diseases, conduct blood transfusion testing, detection and diagnosis of infectious diseases, preparation of microscopic slides for histopathology and cytology as well as performing molecular diagnostic tests such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
To provide relevant, quality and affordable education in medical laboratory science. It is a competent based programme designed to provide theoretical, practical and clinical learning experience. It also prepares and trains a student to become responsible, ethical and caring medical laboratory professionals.
Career prospects include medical laboratory technologists in pathology laboratory of government or private hospital or private clinical laboratories. Research assistant in universities and research institutions. Laboratory technician or laboratory assistant on colleges or universities. Sales representative in companies selling medical and laboratory equipment, laboratory supplies etc.
For International Student:
• International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Grade 5.5; OR
• Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Grade 550.
DURATION: 8 Semesters