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Master of Medical Laboratory Science (MMLSc)

The Master of Medical Laboratory Science (MMLSc) degree, and preceding Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science (PGDipMLSc), allow a Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLSc) graduate to pursue a full-time research option, possibly leading on to a PhD.

The MMLSc also allows experienced Medical Laboratory Scientists with unrelated or no previous university study to undertake research-based qualifications which may assist them into research and academic careers. Potential candidates should note that there is a strong focus on assisting the individual to develop self-directed research skills.

These postgraduate qualifications are not designed to provide practising medical laboratory scientists with updates on their area of practice.

Having a Masters in Medical Laboratory Science degree shortens the vocational training time required to become a Clinical Scientist. For further information on the Clinical Scientist training refer to the Faculty of Science and the Royal College of Pathology in Australasia.

The Medical Laboratory Science website has further details.