At the end of the program, graduates will be able to:
Students can apply for diagnostic laboratory and continue their studies at a higher level such as, bachelors, masters and doctorate programs in the following areas:
● Medical Laboratory Technology
● Dietetics and Nutrition
All of the requirements need to be fulfilled
Faculty of Health Sciences,
Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin,
Gong Badak Campus,
21300, Kuala Nerus, Terengganu
Tel: +609-6688515/ 8516
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology was established to train graduates who will begin their career in Medical Laboratory Technology. As stated in the objectives of conducting the course, the faculty design the course in order to produce graduates who are competent in the field of medical laboratory technology by leveraging the knowledge and skills of the latest technology.
In line with this, the faculty has identified a number of specific employment sectors that could be met by graduates from the Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology. The selection of medical laboratory sector is based on the need of trained workers and labor deficit in this sector which is expected to last into 2010 (Reference : “The outlook for stocks and Manpower Requirements Members of Allied Health Sciences”, Training Division Ministry of Health Malaysia, January 10, 2005). As such, the faculty justify this course offerings based on the needs and projections for skilled workers in the health sector, particularly in the field of laboratory medicine.
Duration of study: 3 years