Faculty of Allied Health & Sciences

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

(R2/725/4/0044) (A 8403) 04/2024

Programme Description

Medical Laboratory Technologists are healthcare professionals who contribute to diagnosis and disease monitoring by providing laboratory services. This course is offered to fulfil the needs for skilled and trained medical technologist to assist in the operation, development and management of medical laboratories. Sponsorships by private hospitals for deserving candidates.It combines theoretical learning and practical sessions in medical laboratories and hospitals. You will learn how to perform and analyse the results of complex scientific tests.

Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full Time
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Credit Hours: 99
  • Scholarships Available
  • Intake: Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct
  • Course in Petaling Jaya campus

YEAR 1

  • Academic English I
  • Pengajian Malaysia II / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi I
  • Clinical Mcrobiology 1
  • Chemical Pathology 1
  • Hematology 1
  • Academic English II
  • Basic Entrepreneurship
  • Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • Professional Communications/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Genetic & Molecular Biology
  • Lab Instrumentation

 

YEAR 2

  • Blood banking 2
  • Cytopathology 1
  • Histopathology 2
  • Clinical Microbiology 2
  • Hematology 2
  • Academic English III
  • Histopathology 1
  • Blood banking 1
  • Clinical Microbiology 3
  • Chemical Pathology 2
  • Cytopathology 2
  • Parasitology 1
  • Parasitology 2
  • Biostatistics & Epidemiology

 

YEAR 3

  • Industrial Training I
  • Industrial Training II

Entry
Requirements

i) SPM or equivalent with PASS in Bahasa Malaysia and English and 5 credits in the following subjects: • Mathematics; • ONE science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science); and • Any other THREE subjects (including Bahasa Malaysia and/or English). OR ii) GCE/O Level or equivalent with PASS in Bahasa Malaysia or English and 5 Grade C in the following subjects: • Mathematics; • ONE science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science); and • Any other THREE subjects (including Bahasa Malaysia and/or English). OR iii) Certificate (Level 3, MQF) related to Health Sciences with minimum CGPA 2.75. iv) *Pass SKM (Level 3, MQF) in relevant fields (HEP is required to implement a screening and bridging program which correspond to the program field)

For International Students

Senate minimum requirements: A minimum score of 4.0 in IELTS OR / Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with Band 3 OR its equivalent.

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