Gain specialist skills in a chosen field of medical laboratory science, and learn to apply contemporary theory to current practice with the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Laboratory Science.
Early detection technology is advancing rapidly. Medical laboratory scientists are facing new challenges as technologies evolve and diagnostic services change. The Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Laboratory Science prepares you for these challenges.
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.
An applicant must:
This is a coursework programme with courses drawn from those in the Master of Medical Laboratory Science. You complete advanced-level courses to make up a total of 60 points.
Graduates gain the ability to plan and execute laboratory-based research and critically analyse the efficiency and accuracy of existing laboratory techniques in the context of patient care.
Complete two courses from:
Graduates gain the ability to critically analyse strategic and operational processes and examine the evidential base underpinning health policy development.
Complete four courses from:
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