With the Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science you gain specialist skills in a chosen field of medical laboratory science, and learn to apply contemporary theory to current practice.
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 Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science prepares you for the challenges and opportunities ahead.
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 papers drawn from those in the Master of Medical Laboratory Science. You complete advanced-level papers to make up a total of 120 points.
You can follow either a management or a specialist scientist pathway.
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 this paper:
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Graduates gain the ability to critically analyse strategic and operational processes and examine the evidential base underpinning health policy development.
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And three papers from:
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