Undergraduate
Programme Code:
08BMLS
Duration:
4.00
Mode of Study:
Full Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 8, Credits 511

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences

Course Overview

Professional degree that enables students to apply principles and techniques in the routine and specialized analysis of biological specimens and other substances. Students will be able to integrate laboratory tests and results with pathophysiological conditions and conduct supervised research.

Admissions Requirements

General admission requirements of which 18 points must be obtained in Biology, Mathematics and Physical Science on NSSC including a D symbol in English. No symbol may be lower than a C on Ordinary Level or a 4 on Higher Level. No admission via the Mature Age Entry Scheme will be accepted.

Career Opportunities

Registered Medical Laboratory Scientists in clinical laboratories, food industry, water analysis etc.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1
Semester 1

Course Title

Course Code

Prerequisite

Human Anatomy and Physiology 1A

HPY511S

None

Health Science Chemistry

HSC511S

None

Health Science Physics

HSP511S

None

Semester 2

Human Anatomy and Physiology 1B                        HPY521S              Human Anatomy and Physiology 1A

Immunology                                                                      IMY521S              Human Anatomy and Physiology 1A

Biochemistry                                                                      BIO521S               Health Science Chemistry

Cell and Molecular Biology                                          CMB521S             Human Anatomy and Physiology 1A

 

Year 2
Semester 3

Medical Microbiology 2A

MMB611S

Human Anatomy and Physiology 1B

 

 

Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science

Haematology 2A

HAM611S

Human Anatomy and Physiology 1B

 

 

Immunology

Clinical Chemistry 2A

CLC611S

Biochemistry

 

 

Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science

Anatomical Pathology 2A

ANP611S

Human Anatomy and Physiology 1A

 

 

Human Anatomy and Physiology 1B

 

 

Cell and Molecular Biology

Semester 4

Medical Microbiology 2B

MMB621S

Medical Microbiology 2A

Haematology 2B

HAM621S

Haematology 2A

Clinical Chemistry 2B

CLC621S

Clinical Chemistry 2A

Anatomical Pathology 2B

ANP621S

Anatomical Pathology 2A

Immunohaematology

IMH621S

Human Anatomy and Physiology 1A

 

 

Human Anatomy and Physiology 1B

Molecular Diagnostics

MOD621S

Biochemistry

 

 

Cell and Molecular Biology

 

Year 3
Semester 5

Medical Microbiology 3                                                MMB711S           Medical Microbiology 2B

Haematology 3                                                                 HAM711S            Haematology 2B

 

Medical Laboratory Management                           MLM711S           Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science

Semester 6

Research Methodology

RMA821S

Health Science Statistics

Work Integrated Learning 3 (WIL 3)

WLB721S

Medical Microbiology 3

 

 

Clinical Chemistry 3

 

 

Haematology 3

 

 

Molecular diagnostics

 

 

Anatomical Pathology 2B

Year 4
Semester 7

Integrated Clinical Pathology

ICP811S

Work Integrated Learning 3 (WIL 3)

Work Integrated Learning 4A (WIL 4A)

WLB811S

Work Integrated Learning 3 (WIL 3)

Semester 8

Mini-Thesis

MTB811S

Research Methodology

Work Integrated Learning 4B (WIL 4B)

WLB821S

Work Integrated Learning 4A (WIL 4A)

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