This programme is designed following the growing needs of well trained workers in the healthcare industry. This course of study was structured to instill a good theoretical knowledge from the fundamentals of biological science up to the critical thinking aspects and blend together with the latest laboratory applications as well as the techniques. The programme will cater the needs of community in general, with highly specialized trained human resources equipped with knowledge on theory and practical aspects parallel with the development of our country and the increasing numbers of Malaysian citizens.
Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)
- PEO 1
To produce graduates who are knowledgeable, scientific and technically-skilled, competitive and innovative in medical science technology at national and international levels.
- PEO 2
To produce graduates with effective leadership, communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills to support their role in healthcare industry.
- PEO 3
To produce graduates who uphold professionalism, ethical and social responsibilities.
- PEO 4
To produce graduates who are committed to lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
- PEO 5
To produce graduates with ICT, technopreneurial, management and business capabilities.
Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)
- PLO 1
To analyse and validate findings in medical laboratory by applying fundamental and advanced knowledge in medical sciences
- PLO 2
To perform and supervise medical laboratory procedures competently as well as to evaluate and implement new medical laboratory methodologies and instrumentations
- PLO 3
To collaborate with other healthcare professionals with good interpersonal, leadership, social and teamwork skills.
- PLO 4
To demonstrate sensitivities and responsibilities towards the community and environment by adhering to the legal, ethical principles and the professional code of conduct in medical laboratory
- PLO 5
To present information and findings coherently to medical and laboratory community with effective verbal and written communication skills.
- PLO 6
To critically analyse and solve problems and challenges in medical laboratory practices through supervised research in medical sciences.
- PLO 7
To demonstrate the principles of lifelong learning and skills in ICT and information management system to enhance career development.
- PLO 8
To demonstrate managerial and entrepreneurial skills in managing daily laboratory activities, quality management system and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
Graduates of this bachelor may find employment as Medical Laboratory Technologist, Scientific Officer and Research Officer in various healthcare setting which includes:
- Hospital Laboratories
- Diagnostic Laboratories
- Research and Development Laboratories
- Crime and Forensic Laboratories
- Academic Institution
- Environmental Sector
- Epidemiological Field
- Toxicological Field
- Pharmaceutical Companies