Course: Bachelor of Health Science in Medical Laboratory Science

Bachelors of Health science prepares students for their profession as a Medical Laboratory Scientist and Students are required to complete a National Board Exam in their area of specialisation before they graduate and each student is required by law to register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a student Medical Laboratory Scientist, a bachelor in the NSC qualification.

Requirements: • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met. • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least a level 4 (50–59 %). • Mathematics 5 (60 – 69%) • Physical Sciences 4 (50 – 59%) • Life Sciences 4 (50 – 59%)
Job Opportunities: Medical Laboratory Scientists are highly trained professionals that may be employed in various settings that include: Medical diagnostic laboratories Private pathology practices, National Health Laboratory Services, blood transfusion services and forensic laboratories. Research institutions Graduates may become involved in private and public medical research. Medical Research Council, National Institute for Communicable Diseases and National Research Laboratory.Industry Quality control testing in pharmaceutical and food industries.

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