Medical Laboratory Science

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Help save lives with science

Fuel your passion for science and healthcare with a career that directly impacts patient care. 

Our Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science is designed to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills to excel in medical diagnoses and disease management. Step into the medical world with confidence at Southern Cross University and start a rewarding career in pathology and clinical laboratories, specialising in areas like immunohaematology, infectious disease, histopathology, and genetic pathology.

Build a solid understanding of the human body with foundational medical science topics to propel you into advanced laboratory analysis. Learning goes beyond theory with extensive laboratory training and over 550 medical laboratory placement hours. You'll get to hone your practical skills in modern laboratory settings and perform clinical testing and analysis, preparing you to deliver accurate results to physicians for patient diagnosis and treatment.

Apply now to study Southern Cross University's Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science and discover how you can play a crucial role in patient diagnosis and treatment.

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“Medical Laboratory Science is an essential and rewarding field in healthcare. In this course, you will develop the skills and knowledge to work as a medical scientist, supporting patient-focused healthcare, including disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment.”

A better way to learn

At Southern Cross University we’re always looking for a better way to do things. That’s why we’re delivering our courses in six-week terms. The Southern Cross Model will set you up for success at university and beyond. 

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Why choose Medical Laboratory Science with Southern Cross?

#1 for full-time employment

We're rated #1 in Australia for full-time employment in Health Services and Support (GUG 2024).

Extensive placement experience

You'll undertake over 550 hours of placement experience in medical labs to hone your clinical skills.

Top 300 for Life Sciences

We're ranked in the top 300 universities worldwide for Life Sciences (THE, 2024).

A better way to learn

We’re always looking for a better way to do things. That’s why we’re delivering our courses in six-week terms.

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