In order to produce a graduate with the requisite competences, the curriculum model chosen for implementing the Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science full time program encourages learners to be responsible for their learning process and prepares them for lifelong, self-directed learning. The curriculum further emphasizes the development of clinical competencies to ensure effective delivery of laboratory science in various practice settings in both rural and urban settings.
Duration of the Program
The BMLS direct entry program extends over a period of FOUR YEARS divided into two semesters each. Each semester lasts at least seventeen (17) weeks further divided into three parts:
a) Teaching block for both theoretical and clinical teaching = 15 weeks
b) Revision period to facilitate preparation for examinations = 1 week
c) Examination period to conduct end of semester examinations = 1 week