Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The minimum requirements for admission to any Undergraduate degree programme are:

  1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent with at least 5 passes
  2. Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent with at least 2 principal passes.
  3. Diploma holders must have passed with at least a credit.

The minimum requirements for admission to any Diploma programme are:

  1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent with at least 5 passes
  2. Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent with at least 1 principal pass and two subsidiary passes.

Additionally, for international applicants:

  1. Applicants whose first language or medium of instruction is not English, must provide evidence from a recognized English language training institution that they have sufficient command of English language.
  2. Applicants should have their documents equated by Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) of UCE and UACE documents and Uganda National Council for Higher Education (UNCHE) for Diploma and Certificate documents.

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (Duration 4 years)

Direct Entry

Two principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and at least Subsidiary Pass in either Physics or Mathematics

Diploma Entry

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution.

Registered with Allied Health Professionals’ Council

Submit two reference reports one from current employer(s) and the other from the institution where the Diploma training was done.

Sit and pass an entrance examination consisting of three written papers in Clinical Chemistry, Haematology & Blood Transfusion, Histopathology, Microbiology, and Parasitology.

No Code PROGRAMME DURATION UGANDAN STUDENTS INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
TUITION (SHS.) per Semester FUNCTIONAL FEES (SHS.) per year  TUITION (SHS.) per Semester  FUNCTIONAL FEES (SHS.) per year
6 MLS Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science 4 1,344,000 520,000 2,688,000 1,040,000

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