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Medical Laboratory Science

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

12 months
Duration
695 USD/credit 20850 USD/year
631 USD/credit 18930 USD/year
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About

Medical Laboratory Science at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is offered within the Postgraduate Scheme in Health Technology, which aims to provide professionals in Medical Imaging, Radiotherapy, Medical Laboratory Science, Health Technology, as well as others interested in health technology, with an opportunity to develop advanced levels of knowledge and skills.

Overview

Medical Laboratory Science programme is offered at at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Key facts:

A. Advancement in Knowledge and Skill

  • To develop specialists in their respective professional disciplines to enhance their career paths;
  • To broaden students' exposure to health science and technology to enable them to cope with the ever-changing demands of work; and
  • To provide a laboratory environment for testing problems encountered at work.

Students develop intellectually, professionally and personally while advancing their knowledge and skills in Medical Laboratory Science.  The specific aims of this award are:

  • To broaden and deepen students' knowledge and expertise in Medical Laboratory Science;
  • To introduce students to advances in selected areas of diagnostic laboratory techniques;
  • To develop in students an integrative and collaborative team approach to the investigation of common diseases;
  • To foster an understanding of the management concepts that are relevant to clinical laboratories; and
  • To develop students' skills in communication, critical analysis and problem solving. 

B. Professional Development

  • To develop students' ability in critical analysis and evaluation in their professional practices;
  • To cultivate within healthcare professionals the qualities and attributes that are expected of them;
  • To acquire a higher level of awareness and reflection within the profession and the healthcare industry to improve the quality of healthcare services; and
  • To develop students' ability to assume a managerial level of practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Integrated Medical Laboratory Science
  • Advanced Topics in Health Technology
  • Clinical Applications of Molecular Diagnostics in Healthcare
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Epidemiology
  • Haematology & Transfusion Science
  • Histopathology & Cytology
  • Immunology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Molecular Technology in the Clinical Laboratory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • As for the Master's degree or Postgraduate Diploma, the basic requirement is a Bachelor's degree from an institution that is recognised by PolyU. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 695 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    18930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 631 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • HK$4,900 per credit for local students
  • ​HK$5,400 per credit for non-local students

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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