B.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology

B.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology

Medical Laboratory Science has played a significant role in the advancement of Medicine, especially in the past few decades. As modern medicine becomes more of a team effort, the Medical Laboratory Scientist/Technologist is an important member and integral part of the Medical team. This programme is related to the diagnosis, prevention and timely treatment of diseases through clinical laboratory tests. These professionals help to identify abnormalities in the samples such as malignancies, pathogens or genetic abnormalities.
Duration: 3+1 Years
Two year programme- Advance Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
Three year programme – Bachelor of Science (Medical Laboratory Technology)
Four year programme – Bachelor of Science Honours (Medical Laboratory Technology)
Eligibility: Candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Math’s in class 12th in order to apply for these courses.
Student must have secured 50% marks in Class 12th.
SCOPE
After completion of BMLT course, students can pick up global careers in public or private sector as Technical officer, Laboratory manager or lab supervisor. Some job roles for example are:

  • Technical officer
  • Laboratory manager
  • Lab supervisor
  • Cyto technologist
  • Forensic Science Technologist
  • Histo technologist
  • Hemato technologist
  • Medical Lab technologist
  • Technical associate in research labs
  • Blood bank supervisors.
  • Coordinators, tutors or lecturers in educational institutions
  • Can start their own clinical laboratory under the supervision of the pathologists
Employment opportunities:
  • Government hospital & Blood Bank
  • Private hospital & Private owned clinics
  • Research & Development Centres
  • Medical laboratories
  • Forensic laboratories
Higher Studies Options after B.Sc. MLT (Medical Laboratory Technology) course
  • Master’s in medical laboratory Technology – Clinical biochemistry
  • Master’s in medical laboratory Technology — Medical Microbiology
  • Master’s in medical laboratory Technology – Pathology
  • Master’s in medical laboratory Technology — Haematology and Blood Banking
  • Master’s in medical laboratory science — Total Quality management
  • Master’s in Clinical Research
  • Master of Health & Hospital Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS
  • Well qualified and experienced faculty
  • Research oriented programme
  • Well Equipped labs for practical demonstration
  • Collaboration with multi-specialty hospitals and labs
  • Visits to Govt. hospitals and NABL accredited labs on weekly basis for clinical practices
  • Interdisciplinary courses
  • Earning of credits by online digital courses
  • Specialized training, workshop and conferences part of curriculum
  • Each student mentored by faculty
  • Lab and Simulation Training - state-of-the-art labs and high-fidelity simulation facilities to apply your in-depth knowledge to real-world scenarios.
  • Field Practicum - to hone your critical thinking and decision-making skills, and to strengthen your delegation and leadership skills. After having successfully completed the second semester university examination the student will be qualified to commence the clinical postings for 2-3 weeks in each semester in leading hospitals. One-year full time internship in a hospital is mandatory to enable a student to obtain the degree of Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology.
  • Clinical Practicum - Hone your assessment, management and communication skills during two hospital-based practicums.
  • Inter-professional Education - In order to prepare you for an integrated role within the health care team, you will have the opportunity to work with students from other programs within the School of Health Sciences. Learning activities are designed using a problem-based learning (PBL) model and include high-fidelity simulations, interactive case-based table-top exercises, and collaborative skill acquisition

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