Gain the education and training necessary for a career as a medical technician or technical officer in the private and public pathology laboratory sectors with USQ’s Associate Degree of Medical Laboratory Science. This degree also provides you with training for a career as a biomedical scientist with a research capability and/or a biomedical science support role. You gain practical experience through structured placements in a pathology laboratory and/or by attendance at residential schools. Study online or on-campus, full-time or part-time – this degree allows you the flexibility to fit study in with your life and career goals.
48 days of professional clinical placement is required for the program. External students also have mandatory residential schools as part of the program.
Students must satisfy the requirements of the University of Southern Queensland and Queensland Health for clinical placement. These include evidence of immunity to notifiable and contagious diseases, Queensland Health student checklist and placement, privacy and consent deeds, and a USQ Student Clinical Placement Policy Declaration.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.
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As a graduate, you have the opportunity for employment as a medical technician or technical officer in the medical pathology industry, a medical or clinical research technician in the university, health or biotechnology sectors, or health, medical and scientific product marketers.
2 years Full time or 4 years Part time