Where Can I Study Medical Laboratory Science In South Africa

What is Medical Laboratory Science?

A medical laboratory scientist clinical laboratory scientist or medical technologist performs diagnostic testing of blood and body fluids in clinical laboratories.

Where Can I Study Medical Laboratory Science In South Africa?

Tshwane University of Technology.

Durban University of Technology.

Vaal University of Technology.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Nelson Mandela University.


How long does it take to study Medical Laboratory Science in South Africa?

Is it difficult to study medical laboratory science?

Yes, medical laboratory science is a challenging course that requires aptitude in the basic sciences and an interest in a healthcare career.

How do I become a medical lab scientist in South Africa?

As part of the new BHSc: MLS degree students are required to complete a six-month work-integrated learning program and a one-year

clinical practice period in a registered training laboratory before writing a National Board Exam (Medical Laboratory Scientists) set by the Health Professions Council of South Africa.