Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology – COSMOPOINT College

Length of Study

3 Years

Course Fees

Rm 20,000 (Estimated)


COSMOPOINT Kota Kinabalu Branch

(Programme only available at CC-Kota Kinabalu)

Course Detail:

  • The Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is specially designed to equip students with extensive theoretical knowledge and relevant practical skills in clinical laboratory work such as biochemical analysis of blood and body fluids, detection of blood diseases, conduct blood transfusion testing, detection and diagnosis of infectious diseases, preparation of microscopic slides for histopathology and cytology as well as performing diagnostic tests such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR).

  • To provide relevant, quality and affordable education in medical laboratory science. It is a competency based programme designed to provide theoretical, practical and clinical learning experience. It also prepares and trains students to become responsible, ethical and caring medical laboratory professionals.

Admission required:

  • Science Stream Students: A pass in SPM (or any equivalent qualification) with at least credits in any 3 subjects and a Pass in any two science subjects (Biology/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Science/ Applied Science/ Health Science)
  • Non Science Students: A pass in SPM (or any equivalent qualification) with at least credits in any 2 subjects and 1 credit in a science subject


Diploma Course Structure:

8 Semester

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A**
  • Basic Academic Reading & Writing
  • Biochemistry
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Clinical Immunology
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Clinical Parasitology
  • Critical & Creative Thinking
  • Cytology
  • Family Instituition / The Precepts of Islam / Creative & Problem Solving
  • General Anatomy & Physiology
  • General Biology
  • General Chemistryn
  • Haematology
  • Histotechnology
  • Industrial Training
  • Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science
  • Medical Laboratory Calculations
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • PC Competency
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 (For Malaysian) / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (For International)
  • Reading, Vocabulary & Grammar II
  • Social & Human Skills Project
  • Transfusion Science
  • Urine & Body Fluid Analysis

Career Opportunities:

Medical laboratory technologists in pathology laboratories of government or private hospitals or private clinical laboratories. Research assistants in universities and research institutions. Laboratory technicians or laboratory assistants at colleges or universities. Sales representatives in companies selling medical and laboratory equipment, laboratory supplies etc.

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