DOCTOR OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES (DMLS)

University of Lahore

The University Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology at the University of Lahore offers a Five Year undergraduate program i.e., DMLS. The program offers a diverse range of challenges and opportunities which recognize the requirements of the 21st century. The aim of the program is to provide training in both conventional and modern technology in the field of Medical Laboratory Technology. And to equip students with a competency to practice, teach and research in the broader disciplines of Medical Laboratory Technology.

Why This Degree?

After the completion of the 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 08:00 hrs – 17:00 hrs (Monday – Friday)

Entry Requirements
Minimum (50%) Marks 12 Years of education/HSSC/A-Level/Intermediate (Pre-Medical) / F.Sc (MLT)

Location
Defence Road Campus, Lahore.

Courses Offered

Semester 1
Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs
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
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
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
 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
 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
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
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
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 9

Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs
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 10

Sr. # Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs
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)
Offered at Campuses
Fact File

Full Time, 5 Years (10 Semesters), 172 Credit Hours

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

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