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.
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.