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Medical Laboratory Sciences
Qualified Medical Laboratory Scientists are highly trained health professionals who work in pathology laboratories and play a crucial and integral role in the healthcare of South Africa.
It is a specialized profession providing analytical and diagnostic services to private and public pathology laboratories by analysis of blood, other body fluids and tissues samples.
Medical Laboratory Scientists can be employed at various pathology laboratories, in medical research, as well as food and pharmaceutical industries
The three year National Diploma in Biomedical Technology is in the process of being phased out and is replaced by the four year Bachelor of Health Sciences in Medical Laboratory Science pending final HPCSA approval. See program info
The BTech Biomedical Technology will continue to be offered to ND Biomedical Technology graduates for the foreseeable future, but will ultimately be phased out.
Tel: +27 (0) 41 504 1111
Fax: +27 (0) 41 504 2574 / 2731
PO Box 77000, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Port Elizabeth, 6031, South Africa
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