Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Science

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Students will gain the education and training necessary for a career as a medical technician or technical officer in the private and public pathology laboratory sectors. This degree will also provide students with training for a career as a biomedical scientist with a research capability and/or a biomedical science support role. Students will gain practical experience through structured placements in a pathology laboratory and/or by attendance at residential schools.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: Toowoomba
Institution CRICOS: 00244B

Subjects

  • Medical Laboratory Science

About us

In over 50 years, USQ has become a prominent teaching and research institution, providing education from three campuses (Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich), an outreach hub (Stanthorpe), online and through trusted education partners.

Today, USQ maintains outstanding community support and provides current and relevant programs of study to build students’ careers to excel in the current competitive global environment.

USQ is a leader in its key chosen research fields, such as agriculture, engineering and built environment, astrophysics and health, and has been acknowledged for its achievements via the Australian Research Council’s 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings. USQ has achieved ERA ratings for 18 research fields as ‘well above world standard’ and 12 research fields as ‘above or at world standard’.

 
* Good Universities Guide, 2019
** Quacquarelli Symonds, QS Stars 2019

International student support

USQ was founded on the basis of strong, community support and today this translates into a suite of student support services, including:

  • student relationship officers for dedicated study support
  • complimentary airport pickup for new international students
  • on-campus accommodation, or advice on off-campus options
  • student welfare, health, and wellbeing
  • student events and activities
  • career development
  • disability resources
  • multi-faith support
  • library resources.

Find out more information about USQ international services and programs.

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