Bachelor Of Biomedical Laboratory Technology

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Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Undergraduate Level
Duration of Program : 3 Years

About this Program

The Bachelor of Biomedical Laboratory Technology programme is an evening programme that runs for a period of three years (six semesters) and involves lectures, practicals, industrial training, tutorials, seminars, field visits and a project written and submitted for examination in the second semester of third year. The programme structure is summarised below:LH = Lecture Hours, PH = Practical Hours, T/SH = Tutorial or Seminar Hours, F/ITH = Field / Industrial Training Hour, CH = Contact Hours, CU = Credit Hours.

Courses

Year 1
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Microscopy and Microphotography BLT 1103 2 Graduate Level
Functional Anatomy and Physiology BLT 1104 4 Undergraduate Level
Applied Chemistry and Biochemistry BLT 1105 3 Undergraduate Level
Histology, Histopathology & Histochemistry BLT 1106 4 Undergraduate Level
Hospital Attachment I BLT 1107 3 Undergraduate Level
Industrial, Research & Education Attachment I Students will undertake a practicum at a research and / academic institution in form of an attachment for a training period of 8 weeks. BLT 1108 3 Undergraduate Level
Bioethics, Human Rights, Laboratory Safety & Procurement BLT 1101 2 Graduate Level
Instrumentation Principles and Techniques BLT 1102 4 Graduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Industrial, Research & Education Attachment VI (Herbarium & Museum Technology) BLT 2213 3 Undergraduate Level
Principles of Quality Assurance and Control BLT 1201 3 Undergraduate Level
Biomedical Microbiology BLT 1202 4 Undergraduate Level
Biomedical Parasitology BLT 1203 4 Undergraduate Level
Hematology & Blood Transfusion Science BLT 1204 4 Undergraduate Level
Clinical Chemistry & Clinical pathology BLT 1205 4 Undergraduate Level
Hospital Attachment II BLT 1206 4 Undergraduate Level
Industrial, Research & Education Attachment II BLT 1207 4 Undergraduate Level
Hospital Attachment III BLT 1208 4 Undergraduate Level
Industrial, Research & Education Attachment III BLT 1209 4 Undergraduate Level
Year 2
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Applied Nutrition & Food Laboratory Science BLT 2102 4 Undergraduate Level
Plant Biology, Museum & Herbarium Technology BLT 2102 4 Undergraduate Level
Environmental Toxicology & Aquatic Laboratory Science BLT 2103 3 Undergraduate Level
Molecular Biology & Biotechnology Fundamentals BLT 2103 4 Undergraduate Level
Biologicals & Vaccine Production BLT 3102 3 Undergraduate Level
Genetics, Breeding and Gene Bank Technology BLT 2104 4 Undergraduate Level
Hospital Attachment IV BLT 2106 3 Undergraduate Level
Industrial, Research & Education Attachment IV BLT 2107 3 Undergraduate Level
Serology, Immunology & Immunochemistry BLT 2101 4 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Industrial, Research & Education Attachment VI (Environmental & Aquatic Laboratory Science) BLT 2214 3 Undergraduate Level
Industrial, Research & Education Attachment VI (Biomedical Equipment maintenance & Instrumentation) BLT 2215 3 Undergraduate Level
Bio-statistics BLT 2201 3 Undergraduate Level
Laboratory Computing & Information Technology BLT 2204 2 Undergraduate Level
Research Methods & Communication Skills BLT 2205 2 Undergraduate Level
Hospital Attachment V BLT 2206 3 Undergraduate Level
Industrial, Research & Education Attachment V BLT 2207 3 Undergraduate Level
Hospital Attachment VI BLT 2208 3 Undergraduate Level
Industrial, Research & Education Attachment VI BLT 2209 3 Undergraduate Level
Industrial, Research & Education Attachment VI (Applied Nutrition & Food Science) BLT 2210 3 Undergraduate Level
Industrial, Research & Education Attachment VI (Physiological & Chemotherapeutic Technology) BLT 2212 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 3
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Laboratory & Captive Animal Management BLT 3101 3 Undergraduate Level
Diagnostic Endocrinology & Reproductive Health BLT 3103 3 Undergraduate Level
Principles of Epidemiology & Disease Prevention BLT 3104 2 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Special Clinical & Diagnostic Technologies BLT 3201 4 Undergraduate Level
Project Planning, Management and Evaluation BLT 3202 3 Undergraduate Level
Management & Entrepreneurship blt 3203 3 Undergraduate Level
Non-Thesis Research Project BLT 3204 10 Undergraduate Level