• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

Medical Laboratory Scientists perform, develop, evaluate, correlate and assure accuracy and validity of laboratory information. They play a key role in the healthcare team by providing lab results that assist health providers in patient diagnosis and treatment, disease monitoring and prevention

Careers

Career opportunities include: consulting, marketing, research and product development, administration and management, education, sales, and public health.

Medical Laboratory Scientists must also have a strong desire to help others and possess good communication skills. Medical Laboratory Scientists are an important member of the healthcare team and will interact with physicians, nurses, patients and other members in the laboratory. 

Graduates of the Medical Laboratory Science program at the University of Kentucky will often have management responsibilities. Many may specialize in areas in the Medical Laboratory such as hematology, clinical chemistry, toxicology, virology, microbiology, immunohematology (blood banking) or molecular biology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Laboratory Techniques and Phlebotomy 
  • Medical Laboratory Biochemistry 
  • Clinical Immunology & Serology 
  • Clinical Hematology Laboratory 
  • Clinical Microbiology 
  • Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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General Requirements

  • Complete UK International Application for Undergraduate Admission or Common Application
  • Application processing fee (non-refundable)
  • Copy of passport
  • Official transcripts in English
  • Bank Statement 
  • Submit Sponsor Guarantee Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30680 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12360 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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