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Medical Laboratory Sciences

Gulf Medical University

48 months
10673 EUR/year
10673 EUR/year
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On successful completion of this Medical Laboratory Sciences program from Gulf Medical University, the student will be awarded the degree of BSc. MLS which would be a steppingstone to a challenging career in Laboratory Sciences. 


The Medical Laboratory Sciences Program (BSc. MLS) at Gulf Medical University aims to provide quality education that prepares future competent Medical Laboratory Technologist with theoretical knowledge; practical, critical thinking, communication skills; and ethics for performing, analysis, and interpretation of clinical laboratory procedures to aid the healthcare disciplines in the diagnosis and management of diseases and disorders.

This program 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, hematology, 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.

Learning outcomes

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Skills for Health Professionals
  • Human Body Systems I (Anatomy and Physiology)
  • Laboratory Biosafety
  • First Aid and Basic Life Support
  • Biochemistry
  • Phlebotomy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 alternative credits


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 of December in the year of admission.
  • The applicant must have passed any one of the following English Language Proficiency Tests with a minimum score as follows:
  • 1100 in Emirates Standardized Language Test (EmSAT)
  • 500 in TOEFL (CBT 173 – iBT 61)
  • 5.0 in IELTS for Academic
  • English proficiency minimum requirement is mandatory before registration
  • UAE applicant for the program must score a minimum of EmSAT Arabic 800 and all international students shall register for a non-credit based Basic Arabic Language course in the Institution or submit EmSAT Arabic with 800. Until successful completion of Basic Arabic language, student shall be placed on conditional admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10673 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10673 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    10673 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10673 EUR per year during 48 months.

Tuition Fees / Year: AED 44,400


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