Doctor of

Medical Laboratory Sciences (DMLS)

The University Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology at the University of Lahore offers a 5 year undergraduate program i.e., DMLS. That has a diverse range of challenges and opportunities which recognizes the requirements of the 21st century. The aim of the program is to impart training in both conventional and modern technology in the field of Medical Laboratory Technology. So that the candidates will be fully competent to practice, teach and do research in the broader disciplines of Medical Laboratory Technology.

Degree

Requirements

Minimum (50% Marks) in12 years of education /HSSC/A-Level/Intermediate (Pre-Medical) or equivalent qualification.

Why

This Degree

After the completion of degree, the students of Doctor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (DMLS) can work in:

Medical Laboratories at Hospitals
Medical Colleges and Universities
Reference Labs
Biotechnology Labs
Industry (Food, Vaccine, Pharmaceutical)
Research Centers
Forensic Science Labs

They can also act as:

Educators
Administrators
Laboratory Specialist.

Elective Courses

Medical Mycology
Advanced Clinical Microbiology
Cytology and Cytogenetics
Advanced Clinical Immunology

Program Facts

Program Duration
5 years (Credit Hours 172)

Timing
Morning 08:30 hrs – 17:00 hrs (Monday – Friday)

Entry Requirements
Minimum (50%) Marks 12 years of education/HSSC/A-Level/Intermediate (Pre-Medical) or Equivalent.

Location
Defence Road Campus, Lahore.

Courses Offered

Semester 1
Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 MLTBA-701 Basic Anatomy 4(3-1)
2 MLTBP-702 Basic Physiology  4(3-1)
3 MLTBB-703 Basic Biochemistry  4(3-1)
4 MLTE-704
English 3(3-0)     
5 MLTSP-705 Social Psychology 3(3-0)     
Semester 2
Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 MLTBA-801
Introduction to Pharmacology
 4(4-0)

2 MLTEN-802
Endocrinology
 4(3-1) 

MLTAB-803 Advances in Biochemistry 4(3-1)
 
4 MLTGP-804
General Pathology 
4(3-1) 

MLTPS-805  Pakistan Studies
2(2-0)    
Semester 3
Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 MLTMI-901
Medical Laboratory Instrumentation
 4(3-1)     
MLTBH-902  Basic Heamatology    4(3-1)     
MLTHT-903  Basic Histo-techniques    4(3-1)     
MLTSP-904  Special Pathology    4(3-1)      
MLTISE-905  Islamic Studies / Ethics  2(2-0)    
Semester 4
Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
 1 MLTAH-1001  Advances in Heamatology    4(3-1) 

2 MLTHT-1002  Advances in Histo-techniques    4(3-1)     
3 MLTCP-1003  Basic Chemical Pathology    4(3-1)      
4 MLTCE-1004  Computer Education   3(2-1)     
5 MLTBS-1005  Behavioural Sciences  3(3-0)    
Semester 5
Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
 1 MLTCB-1101  Clinical Pathology    4(3-1)    
 2  MLTCB-1102  Clinical Bacteriology   3(2-1)    
3 MLTGM-1103  General Microbiology    3(2-1)    
4 MLTTM-1104  Transfusion Medicine   4(3-1)    
MLTBI-1105  Basic Immunology     4(3-1)     
Semester 6
Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 MLTAI-1201
Advances in Immunology 
4(3-1)


2 MLTBG-1202 Molecular Biology & Genetics
4(3-1)


3 MLTMP-1203
Mycology & Parasitology
4(3-1)


4 MLTCP-1204  Advances in Chemical Pathology    4(3-1)    
5 MLTRM-1205  Research Methodology    2(2-0)     
Semester 7
Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 MLTMB-1301
Advances in Molecular Biology & Bio informatics 
4(3-1)


2 MLTQA-1302 Quality Assurance and Lab Management
3(3-0) 


3 MLTBB-1303
Biosafety and Biosecurity 
4(4-0)


4 MLTB-1304
Biostatistics
3(3-0)     
5 MLTMV-1305  Medical Virology   4(3-1)     
Semester 8
Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 MLTPH-1401 Epidemiology & Public Health
4(3-1)


2 MLTE-1402 *Elective
4(3-1)


3 MLTSW-1403
Scientific Writing
3(2-1)    
 4 MLTFP-1404  Forensic Pathology   4(3-1)    
5 MLTDE-1405  Advances in Diagnostics Techniques     3(2-1)     
Semester 8
Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 MLTLR-1501
Clinical Lab Rotation (Heamatology & Blood Banking)
5(0-5)


2 MLTLR-1502
Clinical Lab Rotation (Clinical Microbiology)
5(0-5)


3 MLTR-1503
Research (Synopsis / Field Work)
4(0-4)     
Semester 8
Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 MLTRR-1601 Clinical Lab Rotation (Clinical Chemistry & Histopathology)
5(0-5)


2 MLTLR-1602
Clinical Lab Rotation (Molecular Biology)
5(0-5)


3 MLTR-1603
Research (Lab work / Research report submission)
 4(0-4)