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About the program

The Master of Medical Laboratory Science is a specialist degree designed to prepare you for a career in medical laboratories such as hospitals and private diagnostic laboratories.

Developed by industry experts, the program provides extensive practical experience as well as clinical placements and research. Show more

The Master of Medical Laboratory Science is a specialist degree designed to prepare you for a career in medical laboratories such as hospitals and private diagnostic laboratories.

Developed by industry experts, the program provides extensive practical experience as well as clinical placements and research.  

You will gain advanced knowledge and laboratory expertise in the various disciplines of pathology such as histopathology, cytology, microbiology, clinical chemistry, blood bank/ transfusion, haematology and molecular pathology. Show less

ModeOn Campus
Duration1 year
Starting semestersN/A
Program typeMasters Coursework
Study area
Program codeCC-63038
CRICOS code077738K
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

The Master of Medical Laboratory Science is a specialist degree which is designed to enable graduates to seek employment in a range of settings that may include:

  • Private diagnostic laboratories
  • Public and private hospital laboratories
  • Research laboratories

Opportunities could also exist to specialise in fields such as:

  • Clinical chemistry
  • Clinical microbiology
  • Haematology
  • Immunohaematology

Graduates may be eligible to progress to further post-graduate research, leading to potential career options in research organisations and academia.

The Master of Medical Laboratory Science is a set program. You must complete all of the following subjects:

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

 *Subject names and structure may change
**Double unit subject
 

Recommended study structure

Please visit Program Structure and Sequencing for guidance on study plans.

Learning and teaching methodology

Students have the opportunity to develop and master technical scientific and research skills through extensive, hands-on laboratory training using some of the latest equipment.

The educational approach involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, laboratory work and industry projects.  Students will participate in problem-based learning (PBL) and practical laboratory experience from the first semester.

From the second semester, students will gain instrumental experience for in working laboratory environments.  As well as their clinical placements, students will be rostered for responsibility of the setup, testing, maintenance and shut down of medical research equipment in the Bond University laboratories.

The Master of Medical Laboratory Science is open to Australian Citizens, Australian permanent residents and holders of an Australian Humanitarian visa.  Bond University may accept international and domestic applicants via the Master of Medical Laboratory Science (Professional) based on competitive ranking and availability of placements to be determined by the Faculty.

Academic entry requirements

Successful completion of a Bachelor of Biomedical Science or equivalent level bachelor’s level program with studies in pathophysiology, cell biology, immunology and biochemistry.

Australian residents

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the Online Application Form. To find out more about the application process please refer to How to Apply.

International students

The Master of Medical Laboratory Science is open to Australian Citizens, Australian permanent residents and holders of an Australian Humanitarian visa. Bond University may accept international and domestic applicants via the Master of Medical Laboratory Science (Professional) based on competitive ranking and availability of placements to be determined by the Faculty.

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the Online Application Form. To find out more about the application process please refer to How to Apply.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English Language Proficiency Requirements for university study.

Credit for prior study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed course outlines/subject descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs at the time of application to the Office of Future Students.

Key dates

Bond University calendar

Industry placements & research

You will have the opportunity to develop specialist skills related to the practice of medical laboratory science through professional practice placements, as well as build industry networks.

Bond University students have conducted their industry experience with a range of organisations. Bond continues to expand its network of relationships in this sphere, a selection of which is listed below:

The Master of Medical Laboratory Science program culminates with the submission of a peer-reviewed manuscript that may be eligible for publication. This research component provides an additional pathway for you to progress to further post-graduate research in the field of Medical Science.