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Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science (PGDipMLSc)

Overview

A 120 point Postgraduate Diploma focussing on medical laboratory science.

Requirements

Every candidate for the Diploma shall be a graduate in Medical Laboratory Science, or have a qualification acceptable to the Board of Studies in Medical Laboratory Science.

Christchurch-based applicants need to be currently employed in a medical laboratory.

Structure of the PGDipMLSc for Christchurch-based students

i MELS 510 Advanced Medical Laboratory Science Practice (60 points)

ii An approved research methods paper (30 points)

iii MELS 580 Research Project (30 points)

Programme Requirements

Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science (PGDipMLSc)

Papers

MELS 510 Advanced Medical Laboratory Practice (60 points)

MELS 580 Research Project (30 points)

Either
HASC 417 Health Sciences Research Methods (30 points);
or
PHCY 506 Research Methods (30 points);
or
both PUBH 711 Principles of Epidemiology (15 points) and PUBH 725 Applied Biostatistics 1 - Fundamentals (15 points)

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Contact

Ruth Helms
Manager, Academic Programmes
University of Otago, Christchurch
PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tel 64 3 364 0527
Email ruth.helms@otago.ac.nz