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Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)

About The Course...

The course provides the students to have a basic knowledge on major structures (Anatomy), functions (Physiology), biochemical reactions (Biochemistry), infections (Microbiology) and pathological aspects (Pathology) of the human body and their applications in Medical Laboratory Technology.

Medical Laboratory Science provides the knowledge and skills need for the diagnosis of various diseases in a human body. Medical Laboratory Technologists perform, develop, evaluate, correlate and assure accuracy and validity of laboratory information, manage clinical laboratory resources and support doctors in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Course Duration

3 Years

Course Type

Entry Level

Year 1 or Year 2


Student Intake

Twice per Year

Batch Size

25 Students

Course Curriculum

Year 1 (Foundation Course)

One Year foundation course for students who passed the matriculation exam. (10th grade)

  1. Human Biology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Physics
  4. English
  5.  Medical Terminology
  6. Fundamentals of Computer
  7. Behavioral and Social Science

Year 2

  1. Anatomy
  2. Physiology
  3. Biochemistry
  4. Basic Laboratory Techniques
  5. Basic Laboratory Techniques Practicum
  6. Behavioral and Social Science III
  1. Haematology I
  2. Clinical Biochemistry I
  3. Microbiology I
  4. Histopathology I
  5. Immunohaematology
  6. Behavioral and Social Science IV

Year 3 (Diploma Level)

  1. Haematology II
  2. Clinical Biochemistry II
  3. Microbiology II
  4. Histopathology II
  1. Haematological and Bleeding Disorders
  2. Basic and Applied Biochemistry
  3. Bacteriology and Mycology
  4. Parasitology and Virology
  5. Histopathological and Cytological Techniques
  6. Transfusion Medicine
  7. Behavioral and Social Science V

Professional Scope for Medical Laboratory Technologist

  • Management positions in hospital laboratories and diagnostic centres.
  • Participation/ administration in healthcare team.
  • Hospital outreach coordinator.
  • Health management officer.
  • Academician in the medical laboratory technology course.
  • Molecular biotechnology and diagnostics.
  • Research scientists in related fields.
  • Product development in chemicals and health products industries.
  • Quality Assurance in chemicals and health products industries.
  • Marketing, sales and management in chemicals and health products industries.
  • One of the fastest growing professions and offers tremendous opportunity abroad.

Resource Personnel for Health Sciences Technology Courses

  1. Professors, Associate Professors and Senior Lecturers (Medical Doctors) in Myanmar.

  2. Associate Professors and Assistant Professors of Manipal College of Health Professions (MCHP), MAHE, Manipal, India

Skill Training for Health Sciences Technology Courses

  1. SML Medical & Diagnostic Centre.

  2. Manipal College of Health Professions (MCHP), MAHE, Manipal, India

Learning / Teaching Methods

  1. Interactive lectures
  2. Small group discussions
  3. Problem- based Learning
  4. Team- based Learning
  5. Project -based Learning
  6. Demonstration and Practical sessions
  7. Skill Training

Facilities Provided

  1. SML Medical and Diagnostic Centre
  2. SML Advanced Medical Laboratory
  3. Hospital laboratories and diagnostic centres
  4. Chemicals and health products industries
  5. Medical Centres
  6. Research centres

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