Master of Laboratory Medicine

University of Tasmania

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)

Students will gain knowledge and a variety of skills in Laboratory Medicine professional areas such as: clinical chemistry, endocrinology, haematology, blood transfusion science, histopathology, medical microbiology, human molecular biology, and immunology. A Medical Scientist carries out laboratory investigations which assist in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Graduates of the course should be eligible to sit the examination for membership of the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists once they have completed appropriate practical laboratory experience. There are various career options open to biomedical and medical laboratory scientists, especially in hospital clinical and pathology laboratories, private pathology services, blood transfusion services, veterinary pathology laboratories and public health laboratories. Other areas of employment are found in universities and diagnostic companies. Some students will be prepared to undertake further postgraduate training in biomedical research, leading to potential career options in research organisations.

Subjects

  • Laboratory medicine

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Launceston International: $62,000 No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 5 years

Further information

For more information visit: http://www.utas.edu.au/courses/chm/courses/m7u-master-of-laboratory-medicine

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