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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Scheme in Medical Laboratory Science and Radiography - Medical Laboratory Science

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Entrance Year Sept 2024

Programme Code JS3478

Mode of Study Full-time

Normal Duration

4 years

Programme Intake 60 (JUPAS and non-JUPAS)

Fund Type Government-Funded

Credits Required for Graduation

125 (plus 10 clinical/field credits)

Programme Leaders

Programme Leader
Prof. Polly Leung


Students will be awarded the following award upon successful completion of the graduation requirements:

  • BSc (Hons) in Medical Laboratory Science

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes

Medical laboratory scientists perform laboratory analysis of clinical samples, which aids in disease diagnosis, treatment, risk assessment and the investigation of underlying disease mechanisms.


This programme aims to equip graduates to become medical laboratory scientists who practice competently and with integrity. Graduates of the programme possess the knowledge, skills, reasoning abilities and professional attitudes necessary to provide qualified healthcare services to the public.

Programme Characteristics

This programme is the first full-time government-funded undergraduate programme in medical laboratory science in Hong Kong.


The programme curriculum is comprised of university-based education and medical laboratory science-specific subjects, which are integrated with clinical training in medical laboratories in Hong Kong.


In order to nurture students’ global perspectives, programme also provides students with the opportunities to engage in overseas exchange activities and undertake clinical attachment at overseas hospital laboratories.

 BSc (Hons) Medical Laboratory Science











For further information, please contact:

Telephone:   +852 3400 8578
 Fax:  +852 2362 4365


For more details of the programme, please visit Study@PolyU website


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