Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology - Kenya Methodist University | Educartis
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Meru
2 years
Diploma
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This three year Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science is designed to produce graduates who value human life and who use their knowledge and skills to protect and maintain human health. Taken on-campus at the Kenya Methodist University, this course focuses on key topics such as Biochemistry, Blood Transfusion Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research Methods to ensure students can contribute effectively to the workforce upon completion of their studies. For the most comprehensive learning experience, the programme includes a 14 week work placement and research project. 

As a graduate of Medical Laboratory Science, you will be the detective of the healthcare world, providing clues that are key in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and injury, and assisting in the maintenance of healthy lifestyles. If you're looking for an advanced career that offers daily challenges and the chance to truly make a difference in the wellbeing and quality of life in others, then this course will provide you with the knowledge base and practical skills needed to enter this field with confidence. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of the course, students will be able to: 

  • Perform laboratory examinations. 
  • Work harmoniously, ethically, and professionally with physicians, colleagues, and patients. 
  • Select, use, and maintain lab equipment. 
  • Maintain high quality control procedures and systems within the workplace. 
  • Observe the professional code of conduct and ethics. 
Certification obtained

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Medical Researcher 
  • Public Health Specialist 
  • Higher Education Trainer 
  • Clinical Analyst

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • A KCSE Minimum Grade of C (or the equivalent) with a minimum of Grade C in Biology/Biological Science, Chemistry/Physical Science, English/Kiswahili  and Mathematics/Physics 
  • A Certificate in a relevant field of study from a recognised institution by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologist and Technicians Board (KMLTTB)

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Download and fill in an application form 
  • Submit a non-refundable fee of 1,000 KES 
  • Provide 4 passport-sized photographs 
  • Attach a copy of their National ID/Passport and relevant academic/professional certificates  

Payment options

All payments must be made through bank deposits or bankers cheques, using the following information:

Consolidated Bank
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 10071200000122
Equity Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 0140290923812
Cooperative Bank
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 01129020131200 
Barclays Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 030131055757
Commercial Bank of Kenya 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 1113539364
National Bank 
  • Branch: Mombasa 
  • Bank Account Number: 01021009876700
Family Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 063000022033
Chase Bank 
  • Branch: Riverside 
  • Bank Account Number: 0082071993001
Standard Chartered Bank

  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 10102863422800
UBA Bank
  • Branch: Westlands 
  • Bank Account Number: 55010160006068

Industrial Attachment Fee
Students should note that there is an industrial attachment fee of 10,000 KES. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Kenya Methodist University over a period of three years. The curriculum is as follows:

YEAR 1
1st Trimester 
  • Basic Mathematics 
  • Communication Skills 
  • Computer Applications 
  • Christian Beliefs 
  • Human Anatomy 
  • HIV/AIDS
2nd Trimester 
  • Chemistry 
  • Human Physiology 
  • Biochemistry 
  • First Aid
  • Biostatistics
  • Research Methods
3rd Trimester 
  • Instrumentation
  • Medical Microbiology I
  • Clinical Chemistry I
  • Haematology I 
  • Histopathology & Cytopathology
YEAR 2
1st Trimester 
  • Blood Transfusion Sciences I
  • Medical Parasitology/Entomology I
  • Immunology
  • Health Safety and The Environment
  • Medical Microbiology II 
2nd Trimester 
  • Clinical Chemistry II
  • Haematology II
  • Histopathology And Cytopathology II
  • Blood Transfusion Sciences II
  • Medical Parasitology/Entomology II
3rd Trimester 
  • Clinical Placement (14 wks)
YEAR 3 
  • Virology
  • Research/Project
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Clinical Chemistry III
  • Laboratory Management, Professional Conduct, Ethics & Law II
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Where and When

31/05/2019

Kenya Methodist University


off Meru-Maua Road, Meru, Kenya

30/09/2019

Kenya Methodist University


off Meru-Maua Road, Meru, Kenya

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