A CAREER IN MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES


NAME: MR MLUNGISI PATRICK MSIBI
COMPANY: ESWATINI CHRISTIAN MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
POSITION: DEAN OF HEALTH SCIENCE
CELL: 24728157
EMAIL: [email protected]

Medical Laboratory Sciences
The department of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) offers a problem solving, practical oriented and competency based 4 year degree towards a Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences programme competitive across the globe.
Medical Laboratory Scientist as an integral member of the health care team, performs laboratory medicine ranging from microscopic, microbiologic, chemical and molecular examinations of specimens from patients to provide high quality patient diagnosis. The profession involves analysis of a variety of specimens such as blood, urine stools, bone marrow, amniotic fluid, chorionic villus samples, sputum, organ tissues, cerebrospinal fluids and other samples to assure reliable test results which contribute to the prevention, diagnosis, monitoring, prognosis, and treatment of physiological and pathological conditions.
The minimum entrance requirements for the Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences include minimum of six (6) credits obtained in the GCE “O” Level/ A Level/ IGCSE/ SGCSE or equivalent which must include passes at C grade or better in English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry (Physics/ Chemistry at B grade or better) and any other subjects.

Medical Laboratory Scientist Opportunities
  • Private and public labs
  • Private and public pathology labs
  • Hospital labs
  • Forensic pathology labs
  • Industrial labs