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View Programme Profile (Academic Year: 2024/2025)
Programme NameBachelor of Science (Medical Laboratory Science) [from 2019] (5201)
DepartmentSchool of Allied Health
FacultyCollege of Medical Sciences
Admission CriteriaPasses at five (5) subjects at the GCE O Level/CSEC (General Proficiency) Examination, grades I to III (III from 1998) (or equivalent) and must include English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) of the following science subjects: Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Integrated Science (Single Award).
OR
Diploma/Associate Degree in Medical Technology.
OR
Ordinary Diploma in Science with at least a Pass with Credit from the Government Technical Institute or equivalent.
OR
Ministry of Health Laboratory Technician certificate along with GCE O Level/CSEC Mathematics, English A and 1 Science Subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Human and Social Biology, Integrated Science) Grades I-III or equivalent.
OR
American Medical Technology or American Society for Clinical Pathology or Equivalent Phlebotomy Certification with Certification Maintenance with 3 Subjects at GCE O Level/CSEC with Grades I-III or equivalent which must include Mathematics, English and 1 Science Subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Human and Social Biology, Integrated Science) at least 3 years work experience and a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination.
OR
Any qualification considered by the University to be equivalent to any of the above.
OR
Mature students (21 years and over) may be considered provided they have at least three (3) years continuous relevant experience and would have been successful at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
Tuition FeeFirst Year - GYD: $270,000 | USD: $5,711
Second Year - GYD: $280,000 | USD: $5,711
Third Year - GYD: $300,000 | USD: $5,711
Fourth Year - GYD: $300,000 | USD: $5,711
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
AAA4104 Additional Course (4 Credits) Not Specified 4 Use this slot to register for Chinese courses
CHM1102 Introduction to General Chemistry Hybrid (Online and In Class) 3
CHM1103 Chemistry Laboratory I Hybrid (Online and In Class) 1
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
HSC1101 Homeostasis I Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
MTH1106 Fundamental Mathematics I Online 3
PHY1104 Fundamentals of Physics Online 4
PHY1191 Physics Laboratory I Online 1
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
AAA4204 Additional Course (4 Credits) Not Specified 4 Use this slot to register for Chinese courses.
CHM1205 Introduction to Physical Chemistry Hybrid (Online and In Class) 3
CHM1206 Introduction to Inorganic and Organic Chemistry Hybrid (Online and In Class) 3
CHM1207 Laboratory II - Introduction to Physical, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry Hybrid (Online and In Class) 1
ENG1203 Technical Communication Online 4
HSC1201 Homeostasis II Online 4
MLS1200 Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science Online 3
MTH1207 Fundamental Mathematics II Online 3

Total Cost: GYD $270,000 | USD $5,711

Second Year
Annual
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
MLS2000 Biochemistry / Instrumentation Lab In Class 1
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
AAA1103 Additional Course (2 Credits) Not Specified 2 Only use this slot after consultation with your Head of Department
AAA2101 Additional Course (4 Credits) Not Specified 4 Only use this slot after consultation with your Head of Department
AAA2103 Additional Course (3 Credits) Not Specified 3 Only use this slot after consultation with your Head of Department
MLS2100 Analytical Techniques and Instrumentation Online 4
MLS2101 Immunology and Serology Online 4
MLS2102 Medical Biochemistry I Online 3
MST1102 Introduction to Statistics Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
ZZZ2101 Elective (4 credits) Not Specified 4 Choose an elective course from Faculty of Education and Humanities.
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
AAA2201 Additional Course (4 Credits) Not Specified 4 Only use this slot after consultation with your Head of Department
AAA2203 Additional Course (3 Credits) Not Specified 3 Only use this slot after consultation with your Head of Department
CHM2206 Organic Chemistry for Biological Sciences Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
MLS2200 Phlebotomy, Urine Analysis and Sample Processing Online 3
MLS2201 Molecular Biology and Genetics Online 4
MLS2202 Medical Biochemistry II Online 3
MLS2900 Clinical Laboratory Rotation In Class 2
UGC1201 Computer Literacy II Online 4
ZZZ2201 Elective (4 credits) Not Specified 4 Choose an elective course from Faculty of Education and Humanities.

Total Cost: GYD $280,000 | USD $5,711

Third Year
Annual
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
MLS3001 Microbiology/Parasitology Lab In Class 1 This is course is no longer being offered. Please register for MLS3004
MLS3002 Histotechnology Lab In Class 1
MLS3003 Hematology Lab In Class 1
MLS3004 Microbiology/Parasitology Lab In Class 2 This course replaces MLS3001 with effect from academic year 2022/2023
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
DST3100 Academic Writing for Biomedical Sciences Hybrid (Online and In Class) 3
MLS3100 General and Environmental Microbiology Online 4
MLS3101 Hematology I Online 3
MLS3102 Histotechnology I Online 4
MLS3103 Clinical Pathology I Online 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
CMS3200 Ethics and Law for Healthcare Professionals Online 3 This course replaces HSC3201 with effect from academic year 2022/2023.
DST3200 Research Methods/Epidemiology In Class 3
HSC3201 Legal and Ethical Issues / Psychology Not Specified 3
MLS3200 Medical Bacteriology Online 4
MLS3201 Hematology II Online 3
MLS3202 Histotechnology II Online 4
MLS3203 Clinical Pathology II Online 3
MLS3204 Medical Parasitology Online 2
MLS3900 Clinical Laboratory Rotation In Class 5

Total Cost: GYD $300,000 | USD $5,711

Fourth Year
Annual
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
DDS4000 Research Project Online 4
MLS4001 Blood Banking Lab In Class 1
MLS4002 Clinical Mycology and Virology Lab In Class 1 This course provides practical support to the MLS4103 and MLS4204 courses with effect from academic year 2022/2023.
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
HSC3103 Management for Health Professionals Online 3
MLS4101 Immunohematology- Blood Banking I Online 3
MLS4102 Clinical Mycology and Virology Not Specified 4 Courses MLS4103 and MLS4204 have both replaced MLS4102 with effect from academic year 2022/2023
MLS4103 Clinical Mycology Online 3 This course together with MLS4204 replaces course MLS4102 with effect from academic year 2022/2023
WWW4101 Elective (3 or 4 Credits) Not Specified 3 Choose an elective course from Faculty of Social Science or SEBI.
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
MLS4200 Immunohematology- Blood Banking II Online 3
MLS4201 Laboratory Management Online 3
MLS4203 Quality Management Online 3
MLS4204 Clinical Virology Online 3 This course together with MLS4103 replaces course MLS4102 with effect from academic year 2022/2023
MLS4901 Laboratory Clinical Rotation In Class 8
WWW4201 Elective (3 or 4 Credits) Not Specified 3 Choose an elective course from Faculty of Social Science or SEBI.

Total Cost: GYD $300,000 | USD $5,711