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 need for skilled and trained medical technologists to assist in the operation, development and management of medical laboratories.

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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

Subjects offered*

  • Academic English
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi
  • Clinical Mcrobiology
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Hematology
  • Basic Entrepreneurship
  • Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • Genetic & Molecular Biology
  • Lab Instrumentation


*(not limited to)


  • SPM/O-Levels – pass in Bahasa Malaysia & English and 5 credits in the following subjects.
    • Mathematics and ONE science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General science); AND
    • Any other THREE subjects (including Bahasa Malaysia and/or English).
  • SKM (Level 3, MQF) – relevant fields and undergo a screening and bridging programme.
  • Certificate (Level 3, MQF) – minimum CGPA of 2.0 in relevant field or its equivalent.
  • Senior Middle 3 UEC – minimum of 3 B’s including Mathematics and ONE science subject.
  • STPM – Science stream with Grade C (GPA 2.0) in any subject including ONE science subject and pass Mathematics & English at SPM level or its equivalent.
  • 10-11 years of schooling – exit qualification in the country of origin with 5 credits including Mathematics and Science.

For International Students

IELTS 4.0 or equivalent

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