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Diploma in Medical Lab Technology

Offered by: Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Allied Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyMedical Diagnostic & Treatment Technology
Course Description

This programme to prepare trainees towards personal and professional growth to ensure they obtained the knowledge and skills required in laboratory diagnosis and investigation towards patient’s samples in hospital, universities as well as research institute and be efficient in medical laboratory technology services. It helps trainees to become member of medical laboratory technology or medical laboratory technologist who are reflective, able to adapt and respond to changes in current health care needs.


Programme Outline 

Year Subjects
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Year 1
  • Chemistry
  • Laboratory Science
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Immunology
  • Biostatistic & Epidemiology
  • Medical Microbiology I
  • Basic Biochemistry
  • Hematology I
  • Immunohematology I
  • Histopathology I
  • Cytology I
  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Communicative English
  • Computer Application
Year 2
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Medical Microbiology II
  • Clinical Biochemistry I
  • Medical Parasitology I
  • Hematology II
  • Histopathology II
  • Cytology II
  • Medical Parasitology II
  • Immunohematology II
  • Clinical Biochemistry II
  • Behavioral Science
  • Medical Microbiology III
  • Clinical Biochemistry III
  • Medical Parasitology III
Year 3
  • Immunohematology III
  • Cytology III
  • Hematology III
  • Histopathology III
  • Clinical Biochemistry IV
  • Medical Microbiology IV
  • Medical Parasitology IV
  • Hematology IV
  • Immunohematology IV
  • Histopathology IV
  • Cytology IV
  • Professional Development


Entry Requirements
Qualification   Academic Requirement
  • Minimum 3 credits in BM, General Science / Pure Science, 1 other Subject (Not including Literature


Career Prospects

Government HospitalsPrivate Hospitals/ Medical CentersSemi-Government HospitalsMany other organizations which support the Biomedical Science industry

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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