Medical Laboratory Technology

The BS MLT programme ensures that graduates are instilled with the fundamental concepts and techniques required to excel in the field of MLT. The program’s specific specialties include the development of necessary skills to become productive and ethical contributors to scientific research and diagnostic fields. Graduates are prepared for careers in health care as well as post-graduate and professional programmes at other institutions.

Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Medical Lab Technology (BS-MLT) programme is a four-year degree programme that provides students with knowledge and skills in lab tests used in disease detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. The programme includes general education subjects (such as English, mathematics, and statistics) as well as professional subjects (such as clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Parasitology, Hematology, Blood Banking and Serology etc).

Career Opportunities

Presently, laboratory technologist are working in various government and private institutes, hospitals, national and international organizations and imparting a substantial role in providing state of the art laboratory services which can be matched with any good laboratory practice being provided by highly developed countries all around the globe to their esteemed patients. Medical laboratory technologists have been consistently engaged in management of pathology laboratories and clinical research, epidemiology as well as national and international infectious diseases control programmes like TB, HIV, Hepatitis, Polio Eradication, and COVID-19 surveillance programmes.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Learn and apply theory and techniques in the medical pathology laboratory.
  • Avoid problems pertaining to collecting, transporting, handling and conducting tests on laboratory samples
  • Confidently and correctly carry out all the benchwork required for diagnostic tests in various disciplines of pathology.
  •  Demonstrate proper handling and preventative maintenance of instruments.
  • Convey timely laboratory results to the clinicians
  • Perform and monitor quality control in the laboratory.
  •  Assist the consultants in research.
  •  Demonstrate ethical behavior and decision-making.

Programme

Semester 1
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 AHP-301 Basic and Applied  Anatomy 4 (3-1)
2 AHP-303 Basic and Applied Physiology 4 (3-1)
3 PSY-407 Social Psychology 3 (3-0)
4 ENG-321 English for Academic Purpose 3 (3-0)
5 ISL-321 Islamic Studies / Ethics 2 (2-0)
Total 16
Semester 2
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 AHP-302 General Pathology 4 (3-1)
2 AHP-304 Introductory Pharmacology 2 (2-0)
3 BCH-301 Introductory Biochemistry 4 (3-1)
4 CSI-321 Introduction to Computing Applications 3 (3-0)
5 PST-321 Pakistan Studies 2 (2-0)
6 MLT-306 Fundamentals of Medical Lab Technology 2 (2-0)
Total 17
Semester 3
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 AHP-401 Community Medicine / Public Health 3 (2-1)
2 MIC-321 General Microbiology & Sterilization 3 (2-1)
3 MLT-403 General Hematology 4 (3-1)
4 MLT-405 Clinical Pathology 3 (2-1)
5 MLT-407 Clinical Lab Practice-I 3 (0-3)
Total 16
Semester 4
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 AHP-402 Scientific Writing 2 (2-0)
2 MLT-404 Clinical Biochemistry (I & II) 4 (3-1)
3 MLT-406 Immunology & Serology 4 (3-1)
4 MLT-408 Histopathology & Histotechnology 4 (3-1)
5 MLT-410 Clinical Lab Practice-II 3 (0-3)
Total 17
Semester 5
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 MLT-501 Clinical Parasitology 3 (2-1)
2 MLT-503 Immunohematology &Transfusion Medicine 3 (2-1)
3 MLT-505 Clinical Bacteriology 4 (3-1)
4 MLT-507 Biosafety and Hazards 2 (2-0)
5 MLT-509 Medical Instrumentations & Software Applications 3 (3-0)
6 MLT-511 Clinical Lab Practice-III 3 (0-3)
Total 18
Semester 6
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 MLT-502 Cytology & Cytotechnology 3 (2-1)
2 BNB-321 Molecular Biology 3 (2-1)
3 MLT-504 Clinical Virology & Mycology 3 (2-1)
4 MLT-506 Advanced Hematology 3 (2-1)
5 MLT-508 Advanced Immunology 3 (2-1)
6 MLT-510 Clinical Lab Practice-IV 3 (0-3)
Total 18
Semester 7
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 AHP-601 Forensic Medicine 3 (3-0)
2 STAT-421 Biostatistics 3 (3-0)
3 MLT-603 Advanced Clinical Biochemistry* 4 (3-1)
4 MLT-605 Advanced Clinical Microbiology*
5 MLT-607 Advanced Molecular Biology*
6 MLT-609 Advanced Diagnostic & Biomedical Techniques 3 (2-1)
7 MLT-611 Quality Assurance Management 2 (2-0)
8 MLT-613 Clinical Genetics 3 (2-1)
Total 18
* Student will opt any one from these elective subject
Semester 8
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 AHP-602 Epidemiology 3 (3-0)
2 BNB-402 Bioinformatics-I 3 (2-1)
3 PHS-503 Endocrinology 3 (2-1)
4 MLT-604 Clinical Laboratory Management 3 (3-0)
5 MLT-606 Research Project/Term Paper 3 (0-3)
Total 15
Total Credit Hours 135

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