B.Sc. (Medical Laboratory Technology)

Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology

Duration: 3 Years
Level: Graduation
Type: Degree
Eligibility: 10+2

B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology or Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology is an undergraduate Medical Lab Technologist course. Medical Laboratory Technology also called Clinical laboratory science is an allied health profession which is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease through the use of clinical laboratory tests. During the course these tests help students to learn and detect, diagnose and treat diseases. Also the course deals with the collecting of information's needed, sampling, testing, reporting and documentation of these investigations. B.Sc. (Medical Laboratory Technology) is three years duration course but it depends on the rules and regulations of the institute. The syllabus for the course is divided into three years and it is career orienting in nature.

B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology Eligibility

  • Minimum eligibility for it is an intermediate (10+2) passed with science subjects or equivalent examination from a recognized University or Board.

B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology Syllabus

The below given syllabus is offered by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.

Year I

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study

 

(Main Subjects)

1

Human Anatomy

2

Physiology

3

Biochemistry I

4

Pathology I

5

Microbiology I

 

Subsidiary Subjects

1

English

2

Kannada

3

Health-Care

Year II

1

Biochemistry II

2

Microbiology II

3

Pathology II

 

Subsidiary Subjects

1

Sociology

2

Constitution of India

3

Environmental Science &Health

Year III

1

Biochemistry III

2

Microbiology III

3

Pathology III

 

Subsidiary Subjects

1

Ethics, Database Management

2

Research & Biostatistics

3

Computer application

 

B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology Colleges

B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology Course Suitability

  • One should be able to conduct research, finish tasks with accuracy, be hard worker and can handle stress and should have interpreting technical skills.
  • Students willing to have B.Sc. (Medical Laboratory Technology) degree and have knowledge of laboratory instruments, mechanical ability and the ability to use computers are most suitable for this course.
  • Second, students who are thinking of doing Masters’ Degree after it and then further research work also suitable for this.

How is B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology Course Beneficial?

  • This degree course empowers the students to go for various educational, hospitals, governmental as they can run laboratory, consultancy services, health care centres.
  • This enables the degree holder to go for higher degree programs in respective subjects for Master’s degree and then further studies.
  • They can also obtain jobs in industry as medical technologists are required there for positions in product development, marketing, sales, quality assurance, environmental health and insurance.

B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology Job Types

  • Laboratory Technician
  • Technology Manager
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Medical Officer
  • Research Associate - Biotechnology Research Laboratory (Tissue Culture)
  • Medical Record Technician
  • Resident Medical Officer
  • Lab Assistant
  • Laboratory Testing Manager
  • Associate Professor - Biotechnology/Bio Medical
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