PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

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MAHSA University’s Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is a highly-specialised 3-year programme which will cater to students who have completed SPM or its equivalent, and are interested in a career as a medical laboratory technologist.

Students will learn how to collect samples and perform tests to analyze body fluids, tissue, and other substances.

They will learn diverse medical subjects such as clinical chemistry, clinical biology, haematology, hemopathology, histotechnology, immunology, specimen collection and handling, transfusion science, and other such specialised subjects. They will also be trained to think logically and to be very meticulous and committed to detail, adhering always to stringent professional standards, and to be adept at critical thinking.

This Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology will ensure students are ready for a career in hospitals and medical centres, educational institutions, and in clinics and laboratories both in the government and private sectors.



Programme Structure

SUBJECT SUBJECT CODE
1 Biochemistry MLT 111 BCH
Human Biology 1 MLT 112 BIO1
Biostatistics MLT 113 BST
Chemistry MLT 114 CHE
English for Allied Health Sciences / English for Academic Purposes MLT 116 ENG / ENG 4112
Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science MLT 117 MLS
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (For International Student) MPU 2133
Diploma Pengajian Malaysia (For Local Student) MPU 2163
Introduction to Information Technology MPU 2223
2 Human Biology 2 MLT 121 BIO2
Clinical Biochemistry 1 MLT 122 CBC1
Diagnostics Haematology 1 MLT 123 HEM1
Immunohaematology 1 MLT 124 BBK1
Immnunology MLT 125 IMM
Microbiology 1 MLT 126 MIC1
Parasitology 1 MLT 127 PAR1
English for Allied Health Sciences / English for Academic Writing MLT 129 ENG / ENG 4122
3 Clinical Biochemistry 2 MLT 211 CBC2
Cytology 1 MLT 122 CYT1
Diagnostics Haematology 2 MLT 213 HEM2
Immunohaematology 2 MLT 214 BBK2
Microbiology 2 MLT 215 MIC2
Parasitology 2 MLT 216 PAR2
Patology 1 MLT 217 PAT1
Family Structure MPU 2332
4 Clinical Biochemistry 3 MLT 221 CBC3
Cytology 2 MLT 222 CYT2
Diagnostics Haematology 3 MLT 223 HEM3
Immunohaematology 3 MLT 224 BBK3
Microbiology 3 MLT 225 MIC3
Patology 2 MLT 226 PAT2
Personal & Professional Development MLT 227 PPD
Community Service / Community Work 1 MPU 2412
5 Clinical Attachment 1 & 2 MLT 311 ATT
6 Clinical Attachment 1 & 2 MLT 32 1 ATT

Entry Requirement

SPM or equivalent with 5 credits in the following subjects:

Bahasa Malaysia
English
Mathematics
1 Science subject
(Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science)
Any other 1 subject


GCE/O Level or equivalent with 5 Grade C in the following subjects:

English
Mathematics
1 Science subject
(Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science)
Any other 2 subjects

Certificate related to Health Sciences with minimum CGPA 2.75

Fees

Career Opportunities

  • Medical Laboratory Technician

  • Medical Laboratory Assistant

Advantages

Quality
The Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is designed in consultation with a panel of local and international experts, resulting in a highly sought after curriculum that combines theoretical learning and practical sessions in medical laboratories and hospitals.
Clinical Exposure
Students of the Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology gain experience in our rather exhaustive list of panel of hospitals and medical laboratories throughout Malaysia
Affordable
Tuition fees for the Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to a good quality education.
Recognition
The Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is approved and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and recognized by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia.
Awarded by
MAHSA University
The Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is awarded by MAHSA University, a leader in Medical and Health Science Education in Malaysia