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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Laboratory Science
4 years full-time

Programme Description
The programme provides the foundation training for adopting a career in Medical Laboratory Science. The first year will be devoted mainly to General Education and foundation scientific learning. From the second year onwards, students will be taught the principles and practice of the 4 major sub-specialties of Medical Laboratory Science: Anatomical & Cellular Pathology, Chemical Pathology, Haematology & Transfusion Science, and Medical Microbiology & Virology. There will be a 12-week clinical practicum in the first semester of the fourth year during which students will receive practical training in public and/or private hospital medical laboratories. Graduates are eligible for registration as a Medical Laboratory Technologist“醫務化驗師”(Part II). This statutory registration is a prerequisite for employment in local public and private health services.

Mode of study
Medium of Instruction
Total no. of credits
135 credits
JUPAS Catalogue No.

Applicants should submit applications through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS). There are NO self-financing places for this programme.


Programme Leader
Prof. Joseph Lee
PhD in Toxicology/Pathology, HKU, BSc in Biochemistry, Hull University, UK
Fellow, National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry, USA
Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
Chartered Scientist and Chartered Chemist, UK
Fellow, Hong Kong Society of Clinical Chemistry
Accredited Clinical Biochemist, Register of Department of Health
Registered Medical Laboratory Technologist (Part I), HK

Tuition Fee
Tuition Fee* (HK$)
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
Programme Total
Annual Average
*The College will adjust the tuition fee of its programmes which is capped at the Composite Consumer Price Index to be announced by the Education Bureau annually. The above tuition fee is the net programme fees after deduction of SSSDP subsidy from the Government.  In 2019/2020 academic year, the annual subsidy is $72,800.  The annual subsidy amount may vary in each academic year subject to the decision by the Education Bureau.

QF Information
QF level
QR registration no.
Registration validity period 01/09/2017 to 31/08/2022

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King’s Park Campus
31 Wylie Road, Homantin, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Mongkok Campus
Nos. 90A & 98, Shantung Street, Mongkok,
Kowloon, Hong Kong
(852) 3190 6678