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Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology   APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 Years
  Tution Fees N/A

MAHSA University’s Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is a highly-specialised 3-year programme which will cater to students who have completed SPM or its equivalent, and are interested in a career as a medical laboratory technologist.

Students will learn how to collect samples and perform tests to analyze body fluids, tissue, and other substances.

They will learn diverse medical subjects such as clinical chemistry, clinical biology, haematology, hemopathology, histotechnology, immunology, specimen collection and handling, transfusion science, and other such specialised subjects. They will also be trained to think logically and to be very meticulous and committed to detail, adhering always to stringent professional standards, and to be adept at critical thinking.

This Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology will ensure students are ready for a career in hospitals and medical centres, educational institutions, and in clinics and laboratories both in the government and private sectors.

Aims & Objectives

To enable the students to acquire and demonstrate competent practical skills; identify, formulate and provide creative, innovative and effective solutions to problems while applying knowledge of science fundamentals to medical laboratory technology

Why Study Diploma In Medical Lab Technology At Mahsa?

  • Large modern laboratories with individual bench space & personalized attention
  • Highly qualified and experienced staff
  • Integrated training with collaboration within the Faculty of Medicine
  • Our diploma programme comprise academic knowledge with practical skills in our modern and well-equipped laboratories, which will enhance the student knowledge and skills 
  • High employability rate
  • Spacious go green eco-friendly Campus, Close to upcoming LRT Putra Heights

1 Biochemistry MLT 111 BCH
  Human Biology 1 MLT 112 BIO1
  Biostatistics MLT 113 BST
  Chemistry MLT 114 CHE
  English for Academic Purposes MLT 116 ENG / ENG 4112
  Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science MLT 117 MLS
  Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (For International Student) MPU 2133
  Diploma Pengajian Malaysia 2 (For Local Student) MPU 2163
2 Human Biology 2 MLT 121 BIO2
  Clinical Biochemistry 1 MLT 122 CBC1
  Diagnostics Haematology 1 MLT 123 HEM1
  Immunohaematology 1 MLT 124 BBK1
  Immnunology MLT 125 IMM
  Microbiology 1 MLT 126 MIC1
  Parasitology 1 MLT 127 PAR1
  English for Academic Writing MLT 129 ENG 2/ ENG 4122
  Creative and Critical Thinking MPU 2222
1 Clinical Biochemistry 2 MLT 211 CBC2
  Cytology 1 MLT 212 CYT1
  Diagnostics Haematology 2 MLT 213 HEM2
  Immunohaematology 2 MLT 214 BBK2
  Microbiology 2 MLT 215 MIC2
  Parasitology 2 MLT 216 PAR2
  Pathology 1 MLT 217 PAT1
  Time Management MPU 2312
2 Clinical Biochemistry 3 MLT 221 CBC3
  Cytology 2 MLT 222 CYT2
  Diagnostic Haematology 3 MLT 223 HEM3
  Immunohaematology 3 MLT 224 BBK3
  Microbiology 3 MLT 225 MIC3
  Pathology 2 MLT 226 PAT2
  Personal and Professional Development MLT 227 PPD
  Co-Curricular Project MPU 2412
1 Clinical Attachment 1 MLT 311 ATT
2 Clinical Attachment 2


SPM or equivalent with 5 credits in the following subjects:
Bahasa Malaysia; English; Mathematics
1 Science subject (Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science / Applied Science; any other 1 subject

GCE / 0 Level or equivalent with 5 Grade C in the following subjects:
English; Mathematics
1 Science subject (Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science / Applied Science; any other 2 subjects

Certificate related to Health Sciences with minimum CGPA 2.75

  • Medical lab technologist in private/public sector

  • Research Assistants in medical centers

  • Areas of research & quality control in industries

  • Sales/technical representatives with manufacturing companies’ or distributors of laboratory equipment & supplies

  • Demonstrators/tutors in training institutes & universities.

Industrial Training

Students are sent for their clinical attachments for duration of 28 weeks at Pathology labs in Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Hospital Selayang, Hospital Tuanku Ampuan Rahimah Klang, Hospital Melaka, Hospital Pulau Pinanag.

Student placements

Since 2005 MAHSA generated more than 500 MLT’s, our students placed globally. The students working in Gribbles Pathology & Clinical Laboratory Sdn Bhd , Path lab, Institute Jantung Negara, CCM Chemical Sdn Bhd and Assuntha Hospital…so on.
Progression Pathway

SPM/0—Levels > Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology > Bachelor’s Degree > Post—graduate


The Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is designed in consultation with a panel of local and international experts, resulting in a highly sought after curriculum that combines theoretical learning and practical sessions in medical laboratories and hospitals.

Clinical Exposure

Students of the Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology gain experience in our rather exhaustive list of panel of hospitals and medical laboratories throughout Malaysia


Tuition fees for the Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to a good quality education.


The Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and recognized by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia.

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MAHSA University

The Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is awarded by MAHSA University, a leader in Medical and Health Science Educat

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