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The programme provides an in-depth scientific and professional background for the production of medical laboratory scientists skilled enough to work in health institutions anywhere in the world.

Programme Objectives

  • Training of medical laboratory scientists for hospital diagnostic services, preventive and public health services, research, academics and quality assurance laboratories in industries and other organizations.

  • Production of biological and diagnostic reagents as well as fabrication and maintenance of medical equipment.



Course Content


1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
CHM 101 Physical Chemistry I 3
CHM 111 Inorganic Chemistry 3
BIO 102 Animal Forms & Functions 3
PHY 101 Introduction to Mechanics and Properties of Matter 3
PHY 102 Introduction to Heat, Wave, Motion and Matter 3
PHY 161 Basic Experimental Physics I 1
MTH 102 Elementary Mathematics (Algebra and Trigonometry) 2
GST 111 Communication in English 2
GST 122 Use of Literature & Study Skills 2
TOTAL UNITS 22


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
CHM 121 Organic Chemistry 3
BIO 104 Introduction to Genetics and Heredity 3
PHY 103 Introduction to Electricity and Magnetism 3
PHY 162 Basic Experimental Physics II 1
MTH 101 Elements of Calculus 2
STAT 101 Elements of Statistics 2
BIO 101 Plant Forms and Functions 3
PHY 104 Introduction to Optics and Modern Physics 2
GST 112 Logic and Critical Thinking 2
GST 113 Nigerian Peoples and Culture 2
GST 123 Information and Communication Technology 2
TOTAL UNITS 26


1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
ANA 211 Anatomy I (Histology) 3
ANA 212 Anatomy II 3
BCH-AM 211 Principles and Chemistry of Biomolecules 3
S-PHY 201 Physiology of Essential Organs I 3
S-PHY 202 Physiology Practical I 2
MLS 203 Histochemistry 2
GST 211 Communication in English II 2
GST 221 History and Philosophy of Science 2
GST 231 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Skill 2
TOTAL UNITS 22


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
ANA 221 Anatomy III 3
ANA 222 Anatomy IV 3
BCH-AM 221 Metabolism of Biomolecules of Special Topics 3
S-PHY 203 Physiology of Essential Organs II 3
S-PHY 204 Physiology Practical II 2
GST 212 Philosophy and Human Existence 2
GST 224 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2
TOTAL UNITS 18


1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
MLS 311 Medical Laboratory Science Ethics 2
MLS 312 Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science I 4
MLS 313 Biomedical Engineering 3
MLS 314 Biostatistics I 2
MLS 315 Laboratory Management and Organization 2
MLS 316 Basic Immunology 2
MLS 317 General Pharmacology including Practical 2
MLS 318 Basic Microbiology I 2
MLS 319 Laboratory Posting/Practical Exercise 2
TOTAL UNITS 21


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
MLS 321 Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science II 4
MLS 322 Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science (parasitism) 2
MLS 323 General Pathology 3
MLS 324 Instrumentation in Medical Laboratory Science (parasitism) 4
MLS 325 Systemic Pharmacology 2
MLS 326 Basic Virology I 2
MLS 327 Biostatistics II 2
MLS 328 Laboratory Posting/Practical Exercises II 2
TOTAL UNITS 21


1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
MLS 411 Basic Chemical Pathology 3
MLS 412 Basic Haematology 3
MLS 413 Basic Histopathology 3
MLS 414 Basic Bacteriology/Mycology 2
MLS 415 Basic Blood Group Serology 2
MLS 416 Immunology II 2
MLS 417 Counseling Skill 2
MLS 418 Medical Microbiology I 3
MLS 419 Laboratory Posting/Practical Exercise III 3
TOTAL UNITS 24


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
MLS 421 Medical Parasitology/Entomology 3
MLS 422 Medical Virology 2
MLS 423 Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Entrepreneurship 2
MLS 424 Toxicology 3
MLS 425 Chemical Pathology I 3
MLS 426 Histopathology I 3
MLS 427 Haematology I 3
MLS 428 Laboratory Posting/Practical exercise IV 3
TOTAL UNITS 21


CHEMICAL PATHOLOGY (SPECIALTY)
1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
CPY 511 Chemical Pathology III 3
CPY 512 Chemical Pathology III 2
CPY 513 Endocrinology 2
CPY 514 Clinical Enzymology 2
MLR 515 Medical Research Methodology 2
CPY 516 Laboratory Posting/Practical 3
TOTAL UNITS 12


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
CPY 521 Advanced Chemical Pathology Techniques 3
CPY 522 Toxicology/Practical 3
CPY 523 Laboratory Posting/Practical 3
MLS 525 Seminar 2
MLP 599 Project 6
TOTAL UNITS 17


HISTOPATHOLOGY (SPECIALTY)
1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
PTH 511 Histopathology I 3
PTH 512 Histopathology II 2
PTH 513 Exfoliative cytology 2
PTH 514 Cytogenetics 3
PTH 515 Museum Techniques/Practical 3
MLR 515 Medical Research Methodology 2
PTH 516 Laboratory Posting II 3
TOTAL UNITS 18


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
PTH 521 Histopathology III 3
PTH 522 Advanced Histopathology Technique/Embalmment/Practical 3
PTH 523 Laboratory Posting/Practical 3
MLS 525 Seminar 2
MLP 599 Project 6
TOTAL UNITS 17


HAEMATOLOGY (SPECIALTY)
1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
HAE 511 Haematology I 3
HAE 512 Blood Group Serology I 3
HAE 513 Blood Group Serology II 2
HAE 514 Cytogenetics 2
HAE 515 Advanced Haematology Techniques 3
HAE 516 Laboratory Posting/Practical 3
TOTAL UNITS 18


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
HAE 521 Advanced Blood Serology Techniques 3
HAE 522 Laboratory Posting/Data Interpretation 3
MLS 525 Seminar 2
MLP 599 Project 6
TOTAL UNITS 14


MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY (SPECIALTY)
1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
MMP 511 Medical Microbiology I 3
MMP 512 Medical Microbiology II 3
MMP 513 Systematic Virology 3
MMP 514 Medical Mycology 3
MMP 515 Microbial Genetics 3
MMP 516 Public Health Microbiology 3
MMP 517 Laboratory Posting II 3
MLR 515 Medical Research Methodology 2
TOTAL UNITS 23


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
MMP 521 Advanced 2
MMP 522 Pharmaceutical Microbiology and 3
MMP 523 Clinical (Diagnostic) Parasitology 3
MMP 524 Laboratory Posting III 3
MLS 525 Seminar 2
MLP 599 Project 6
TOTAL UNITS 19