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Course Duration:
(48 m) 4 years
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Jalan Raja Laut
Location of Study:
Kuala Lumpur
Full Time/Part Time:
Not applicable
Awarding University:
Kaula Lumpur Metropolitan University College

Diploma In Medical Laboratory Technology

  Institution: Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College

Field Of Study:
Health, Medicine & Welfare
Level Of Study:
Course Subject:
Medical Laboratory Technology
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Programme Description

The Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is specially designed to equip students with extensive theoretical knowledge and relevant practical skills in clinical laboratory work such as biochemical analysis of blood and body fluids, detection of blood diseases, conduct blood transfusion testing, detection and diagnosis of infectious diseases, preparation of microscopic slides of tissues for pathologists� examination.

Programme Aims

• To provide relevant, quality and affordable education in medical laboratory sciences
• It is a competency-based programme designed to provide theoretical, practical and clinical learning experiences
• It also prepares and trains a student to become responsible, ethical and caring medical laboratory professionals

Career Prospects

Medical Laboratory Technologists can work in public or private hospital laboratories, private clinical laboratories, public health laboratories, universities and research institutions.


8 Semesters

Key Subject

  • General Chemistry
  • General Anatomy & Physiology
  • Reading, Vocabulary & Grammar 2
  • Basic Academic Reading & Writing
  • Essential Business Communication Skills
  • PC Competency
  • General Biology
  • Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science
  • Medical Laboratory Calculation
  • Drama and Role Play in English
  • Clinical Immunology
  • Biochemistry
  • Histotechnology I & II
  • Cytology I & II
  • Clinical Parasitology I & II
  • Clinical Chemistry I & II
  • Haematology I & II
  • Clinical Microbiology I & II
  • Creative & Critical Thinking
  • Transfusion Science I & II
  • Urine & Body Fluid Analysis
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Clinical Training I & II


Candidates must have SPM/SPMV/O-Level/UEC, according to specific requirements as stated below:

  • For Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) programme, a credit in Mathematics and Science and a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and English is required Or a pass in UEC with 1 B and minimum C for Science, Mathematics, Bahasa Malaysia and English
  • For Occupational Therapy programme, a credit in Science and a pass in Mathematics, Bahasa Malaysia and English is required
  • For Physiotherapy Programme, a credit in Science or Sport Science is required with a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and English
  • For Nursing programme, 5 credits inclusive of Mathematics and Science, a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and English is required
  • For Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy programmes, candidates should not have any disabilities that may affect their studies or future employment

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