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Master of Medical Laboratory Science

  • Masters (Coursework)

Develop specialist skills in a chosen field of medical laboratory science, demonstrate your analytical and problem-solving skills and learn to apply contemporary theory to current practice.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
AK1028
Study Mode
In person, Online
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$8,807 per year / $17,614 total
International Fees
$39,572 per year / $79,144 total

About this course

Develop specialist skills in a chosen field of medical laboratory science, demonstrate your analytical and problem-solving skills and learn to apply contemporary theory to current practice.

The ability to carry out research in medical laboratory science is a skill in high demand by industry. Medical laboratory scientists are facing new challenges as technologies evolve and diagnostic services change. Top-level evaluative and management skills are in demand along with specialised skills in research and development. The Master of Medical Laboratory Science equips you with the skills to make the most of these opportunities.

This programme is open to all medical laboratory scientists (New Zealand registration and practising certificate are required). There's an opportunity to follow either a management or a specialised scientist pathway.

Entry requirements

An applicant must:

  • Have completed the Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science with a B grade average or higher in courses at level 7, or equivalent
  • Be registered as a Medical Laboratory Scientist with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand (MSCNZ)
  • Hold a current Practising Certificate as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, issued by the MSCNZ

International student entry requirements

Study locations

City Campus

Online

Career pathways

  • Postdoctoral fellow
  • Researcher
  • Lecturer in universities
  • Industrial research leader