Department of Medical Laboratory Science

Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

Undergraduate Courses

The Bachelor of Science, in Medical Laboratory Science is a pre registration course designed to produce Medical Laboratory Science graduates. The curriculum of the MLS degree programme provides a sound scientific foundation for medical laboratory technologies enabling the student to develop competencies necessary for the provision of modern laboratory service for the public. The programme is designed further to encourage the students to acquire knowledge in the bio medical fields of relevance by which students will be able to interpret results, understand sources of errors and solve problems.

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Graduate Profile

  • Be a versatile, compassionate, dedicated and accountable professional in medical laboratory science who will provide continuous quality laboratory service for the national and international community, irrespective of their socioeconomic status, ethnicity, gender, identity, disability and age.
  • Be an effective communicator who has the ability to adapt to diverse audiences, communicate effectively with patients and other healthcare providers, and be sensitive to their needs under relevant circumstances.
  • Be a leader who knows the health needs of individuals/groups and play a role in motivating subordinates and the community to improve the quality of life.
  • Be an innovator who is sensitive to health needs of the society, being creative and innovative to make changes and to introduce sustainable solutions in levelling up the medical diagnostics.
  • Be a manager who will be able to work effectively and harmoniously with others, both within and outside of the healthcare system to recognize the needs of patients and the community.
  • Be a researcher who will act as a professional educator and scientist at the interface of modern laboratory science and medical science and be able to improve themselves according to the advancement of biomedical science and research.
  • Be a collaborator who will demonstrate the ability to work interdependently with diverse perspectives to promote learning and achieving common goals.
  • 8. Be a self-learner and a lifelong-learner who will strive his or her best to maintain the knowledge, skills and attitudes on their respective fields up to date.
  • Be committed to provide quality services to the society and to contribute in general to socio- economic development of the country


  • Postgraduate training opportunities locally and abroad
  • Research opportunities locally and abroad
  • Academic positions in Universities, other teaching institutions, public and Private sectors both local and foreign
  • Managerial positions in public and private institutions
  • Running a private laboratory service
  • To work as a medical laboratory scientist in government and private sector