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Medical Laboratory Sciences

Gulf Medical University

48 months
8423 EUR/year
8423 EUR/year
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The Medical Laboratory Sciences Program at Gulf Medical University aims to provide quality education that prepares future competent Medical Laboratory Technologist.


This Medical Laboratory Sciences Program at Gulf Medical University is designed emphasizing on the modern trends on theoretical and practical learning experiences that are based on laboratory sciences and focuses on specific areas such as clinical chemistry, medical microbiology, haematology, histology, immunology, and molecular biology, delivered over 4 years duration with program learning outcomes aligned to Level 7 of the National Qualifications Framework – QF Emirates.

On successful completion of this program, the student will be awarded the degree of BSc. MLS which would be a stepping stone to a challenging career in Laboratory Sciences. Graduates are prepared to enter the medical laboratory science profession and to pursue career opportunities in various laboratory settings including medical, research, and public health. The MLS curriculum also provides a solid preparation for those who wish to pursue postgraduate level. Students who successfully complete the degree program and upon fulfilling the requirement are eligible to take the Medical Laboratory Technologist (MOH, DHA, and HAAD) national licence. Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) international certification exam (ASCPi) after transcript equivalency or evaluation.

Upon successful completion of the program and fulfilling the local license/ regulatory requirements, the student can:

  • Work as
    • Laboratory technologist in hospitals, healthcare facilities or diagnostic labs in public or private sectors.
    • Application specialist in bio medical instrument companies.
    • Laboratory technologist in Pharmaceuticals and Food laboratories.
  • Demand for qualified laboratory technologist is strong in every healthcare setting.
  • Join universities as instructors.
  • Pursue a career as a research assistant.
  • Develop a career as a Medical laboratory manager.
  • Pursue a career in forensic laboratories.
  • Develop career as quality Assurance supervisor.
  • Advance in the career by perusing higher education in specialty areas like Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Histopathology, Cytology and Genetics and  Biotechnology.
  • Work as Program Director of Medical Laboratory Science after completing Ph.D. in any specialty.

Programme Structure

Upon graduation the medical laboratory technologist should be able to demonstrate entry-level competencies in the following areas of professional practice: 

  • Reflect ethical and moral attitudes and principles essential for gaining and maintaining the trust of professional associates, the support of the community, and the confidence of the patient.
  • Maintain an attitude of respect for the patient and confidentiality of patients’ records and/or diagnoses.
  • Communicate effectively with clients/patients, all members of the health profession and public members through written, verbal, nonverbal and electronic means creating an appropriate interpersonal communication developing a professional rapport in interactions.
  • Develop and establish procedures for collecting, processing, and analyzing biological specimens and other substances.
  • Perform analytical tests on body fluids, cells, and other clinical substances.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Admission process is initiated in the month of November for each academic year.  Once the allotted seats are filled, registration will be closed.


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years of school education.
  • All applicants must complete 17 years of age on or before the 31st December in the year of admission.
  • All applicants shall be evaluated for cognitive and non-cognitive traits demonstrating their aptitude for the chosen area of study by the Admissions Committee which include personal interview. Admission is finalized on competitive basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8423 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8423 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    8423 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8423 EUR per year during 48 months.

AED 36,750


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