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Medical Laboratory Science

Find out how to determine ABO blood groups and provide compatible blood products for critically ill patients needing transfusion by studying Medical Laboratory Science at USQ. Learn to identify malarial parasites and leukaemia under the microscope and how to diagnose life-threatening medical conditions. 

Graduates of USQ’s Medical Laboratory Science degrees have work-ready skills and knowledge to begin careers in public hospital or private pathology laboratories.  

  • The Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science develops practical skills in the key clinical areas of medical microbiology and immunology, haematology and transfusion science, clinical biochemistry and molecular diagnostics and histopathology and cytology. 
  • USQ’s Medical Laboratory Science degrees were designed in collaboration with Pathology Queensland (Qld. Health), the major employer of our graduates. USQ's links with Queensland Health and commercial pathology providers ensures you will receive the most current knowledge and access to state-of-the-art laboratory facilities with 48-65 days of structured placements in operational pathology laboratories throughout Queensland.
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