Medical Laboratory Science, Bachelor | Queensland University of Technology | Brisbane, Australia
48 months
42300 AUD/year
7600 AUD/year
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This Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science degree at Queensland University of Technology was the first of its kind in Queensland and is taught by registered industry professionals with established careers working in pathology laboratories. 


Our graduates are successful in securing positions nationally and overseas. Your studies will incorporate all areas of clinical pathology including haematology, transfusion science, cytology, biochemistry, microbiology, histology, molecular pathology and immunology, providing you with increased career opportunities.

Career outcomes

Medical laboratory scientists work in the pathology industry, generally in hospitals or in public or private laboratories. 

Graduates of the Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science degree at Queensland University of Technology are also employed in allied heath (e.g. assisted fertility clinics) and public health laboratories.

Graduates of this course may choose a role in a multidisciplinary setting or can specialise in an area of particular interest, or complete postgraduate studies for a career in research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Foundations of Biochemistry
  • Principles of Human Physiology
  • Genes, Genomes and Genetics
  • Principles of Infection and Immunity
  • Quantitative Skills for Health Scientists

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines


384 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


  • An aggregate score of  8  based on the best three A-Level subjects from  General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced (A2) Level.  
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme with final aggregate score of 28.

Subject prerequisites

  • Chemistry (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C)

You must have achieved this study at a level comparable to Australian Year 12 or in recognised post-secondary studies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42300 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7600 AUD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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