Laboratory Technology Courses
Gain an in-depth understanding of the theoretical and technical knowledge in the clinical disciplines of laboratory medicine for application in a diagnostic setting.
This program is designed to provide students with an opportunity to undertake advanced study and supervised research work in the specialisation defined by their undergraduate degree program within the context of a multidisciplinary cohort.
USQ’s Bachelor of Health (Honours) (Medical Laboratory Science) provides you with an ideal platform to expand and develop knowledge within Medical Laboratory Science.
Find out how blood groups are determined and what malarial parasites or leukaemia look like under the microscope when you study USQ’s Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science.
Medical scientists perform diagnostic tests of blood, tissues and other bodily fluids to help doctors diagnose diseases such as glandular fever, diabetes, swine flu and even cancer.
As a medical laboratory scientist, you are qualified for research roles in diverse fields including health care, veterinary care, forensic laboratories and research laboratories.
Laboratory medicine teaches you about pathology (the origin, nature and course of disease) and the diagnosis of disease.
Studying the only degree in SA accredited by the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS) will see you graduate with the knowledge and skills to enter the exciting world of diagnostic pathology, or research.
Studying in cutting-edge custom laboratories, you'll be educated and supported by JCU's world-class educators.