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Diploma of Medical Laboratory Technology

Diploma Teknologi Makmal Perubatan

Along with advancements in medical technology, this course is offered to fulfil the needs for skilled and trained biomedical technologist to assist in the operation, development and management of biomedical laboratories. Biomedical Laboratory Technologist plays a major role as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team. They are involved primarily in hospitals, clinics and physicians’ office laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, forensic, research and public health laboratories. There are expanding opportunities for biomedical lab technologists to assist in research and development, and as technical and sales representatives in the biomedical and healthcare industry.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO 1
    To produce graduates who are knowledgeable, technically-skilled and competitive in medical science technology.
  • PEO 2
    To produce graduates with effective communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills to support their role in the healthcare industry./li>
  • PEO 3
    To produce graduates who are uphold professionalism, ethical and social responsibilities.
  • PEO 4
    To produce graduates who are committed towards continual improvement and lifelong learning.
  • PEO 5
    To produce graduates with entrepreneurial capabilities.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Majors in Biomedical Laboratory Technology will be able to:

  • PLO 1
    Identify and solve medical laboratory related problems solving procedure by applying knowledge of basic medical sciences
  • PLO 1
    Practise proper technique, identify technical errors, and perform basic troubleshooting competently in medical and research laboratory.
  • PLO 2
    Collaborate and function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse healthcare /health provider team with good interpersonal skills
  • PLO 3
    Contribute towards environment sustainability through proper practise according to biological, chemical, physical and biosafety requirement by adhering to legal and code of conduct in medical laboratory sciences
  • PLO 4
    To present information and findings coherently to medical and laboratory community with effective verbal and written communications kills
  • PLO 5
    Formulate solutions based on critical and lateral thinking in medical science and scientific research.
  • PLO 6
    Recognize the needs and importance of ICT in laboratory systems and demonstrate lifelong learning skills.
  • PLO 7
    Demonstrate awareness and understanding of laboratory managerial and entrepreneurial concept.

Career Information

Graduates of this diploma are qualified to work as Biomedical Laboratory Technologist who performs analysis of biological and related materials in various laboratories:

  • Hospital Laboratories
  • Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Research and Development Laboratories
  • Crime and Forensic Laboratories
  • Academic Institution
  • Environmental Sector
  • Epidemiological Field
  • Toxicological Field
  • Pharmaceutical Companies


Semester 1
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Instrumentation for Biomedical Science
  • Introduction to Healthcare
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Technical & Communication English
  • Mandarin I

Semester 2
  • Human Biochemistry
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Basic Medical Microbiology
  • Human Pharmacology
  • Technical & Communication English I
  • Mandarin II
  • Islamic/Moral Studies

Semester 3
  • Human Immunology
  • Pathogenic Microbiology
  • Health Science Statistics
  • Pathophysiology
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Technical & Communication English II
  • Co-curriculum I

Semester 4
  • Healthcare Ethics & Safety
  • Scientific Communication
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Urinalysis & Body Fluids
  • Clinical Lab. Technology I (Bacteriology & Virology)
  • Hematology
  • Co-curriculum II

Semester 5
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Clinical Lab. Technology II (Parasitology & Mycology)
  • Clinical Lab. Technology Immunology
  • Molecular Diagnostics Technology
  • Management & Quality Assurance
  • Final Year Project

Semester 6
  • Industrial Training

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Status Programme:

Program Code:
JPT/BPP (R2/725/4/0025) 06/23, MQA A 8824

Medical Science Technology

Study Level:

July Only

3 years

For further enquiries, please contact us at:​
Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Level 3, 1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603 – 2175 4422 / 4031 / 5408
Mobile: +6011-56938263 or +6011-59656805
Fax: +603 – 2175 4446


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50250 Kuala Lumpur

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