Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
Awarding Institution
SEGi University & Colleges
3 years
Intake Dates
Refer to SEGi campus
SEGi University Kota Damansara
SEGi College Kuala Lumpur
SEGi College Penang
SEGi College Sarawak

The Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology provides the academic background and technical skills necessary to enter the healthcare system as a practising medical laboratory technician. Students will gain educational experiences and knowledge to develop critical thinking, technical and interpersonal skills required to be a successful clinical laboratory scientist.

The programme also integrates knowledge gained from general education, health science and clinical laboratory science so that students, as future laboratorians, will exercise good judgment, ethics and appropriate decision-making abilities to serve the needs of the community and the health profession.

The programme includes a 28-week Medical Laboratory Placement in Year 3.


Career Opportunities

Graduates may find employment in Government Hospitals, Private Laboratories, Reference Laboratories, Research Assistant Technical Service of Medical Supplier and Manufacturers, Product Development and Pharmaceutical Companies.


Entry Requirements


  • 5 credits including Bahasa Malaysia, English, Mathematics and at least one Science subject (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Applied Science) and any other one subject


  • At least Grade C in English, Mathematics and at least one Science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science) and any other two subjects
Programmes Modules
Core Modules
  • Biochemistry 1 & 2
  • Biostatics
  • Clinical Placement 1 & 2
  • Computer Application
  • Cytology 1 & 2
  • English for Science
  • Fundamental Chemistry
  • Hematology 1 & 2
  • Histopathology 1 & 2
  • Human Biology
  • Immunology
  • Immunohematology 1 & 2
  • Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Laboratory Mathematics
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Medical Microbiology 1 & 2
  • Medical Parasitology
  • Molecular Biology
Compulsory Modules
  • Pengurusan Ko-kurikulum
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Pengajian Malaysia

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