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Medical Laboratory Sciences

Namibia University of Science and Technology

48 months
Duration
2386 USD/year
2386 USD/year
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About

 This professional degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences at the Namibia University of Science and Technology incorporates a research component and 1 year of practical work-based learning.

Overview

This programme in Medical Laboratory Sciences at the Namibia University of Science and Technology will enable students to identify disease-causing bacteria; microscopically differentiate cells, microorganisms, and crystals; and operate complex electronic instruments to analyse blood for the presence of abnormal and malignant cells, components and chemical elements. Students will also be able to determine drug levels and evaluate the chemical, cellular and immune composition of blood, urine and other body fluids.

25 Points including a minimum B-symbol on NSSC(O) or 4 on NSSC(H) in Mathematics, Biology or Physiology and Physical Science as well as a minimum D-symbol in English.

Career Possibilities: 

  • Graduates register with the Allied Health Professions Council as Medical Laboratory Scientists. 
  • Job opportunities include working at clinical laboratories, food industry, water analysis, etc.

Programme Structure

  • The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences provides professional programmes aimed at the production of cadres and specialists concerned with the improvement of public health through: Disease prevention and control, emergency medical care, disease diagnosis, patient care and management. 
  • The Faculty consists of three departments: Health Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics as well as Natural and Applied Sciences. The Faculty currently offers Bachelor of Science professional degree programmes in Biomedical Sciences and Environmental Health Sciences.
  •  The Faculty also offers the following bachelor degrees: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Honours degree in Applied Mathematics, Honours degree in Applied Statistics as well as a Bachelor degree programme in Pre- Hospital Emergency Care.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

511 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission is based on completion of Grade 12 or equivalent qualification: Prospective students should have a matriculation certificate or equivalent, with a maximum of 5 qualifying subjects, which must yield a score of at least 25 points Evaluation Scale. A candidate should obtain an E symbol or better in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2386 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    2386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2386 USD per year during 48 months.
  • 35,540 Nad

Living costs for Windhoek

10175 - 12578 NAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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