Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology

Medical Technology

Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology

The Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology degree is designed to educate and train graduates for careers in medical technology and health-related sciences with good attitude and professional ethics in order to work in clinical laboratory efficiently and also work in a health-team to improve quality of life of people and community. Following an initial program of studies in basic science, the students will specialize in a wide variety of medical technology and health-related sciences areas, including chemistry, bacteriology, immunology, mycology, virology, parasitology, hematology, clinical microscopy, transfusion medicine, molecular biology, computing, histology, pharmacology, and forensic medicine.

Objectives, Graduation Requirements

Objectives of the Programmes

After completion, the graduates of B.Sc. Programme will be able to

  1. perform the clinical laboratory tests in the field of Medical Technology for supporting clinical diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of diseases,
  2. imply knowledge and skill in Medical Technology for career study in medical technology and related sciences,
  3. apply knowledge and techniques in medical technology to science-technology and research works,
  4. organize and manage a clinical laboratory work efficiently and also effectively collaborate and communicate other related units,
  5. be a medical technologist with high moral and professional ethics. Besides the above objectives, the graduates of B.Sc. – M.Sc/Ph.D. distinction Programme will be able to be effective researchers for innovative research in the broad areas of medical and biological sciences.

Name of Degrees:

Bachelor of Science (Medical Technology)

Selection Method

The selected applicants must pass all examination i.e. paper, interview and physical examination. Color-blindness is prohibited.

Academic System

Credit system with two semesters in an academic year.

Duration of Study

Periods of study are 4 years for B.Sc. (Medical Technology) and 5-6 years for B.Sc. – M.Sc/Ph.D. distinction programmes.

Registration

Students must register as full-time students.

Graduation Requirements

Complete all study requirements by not less than 4 academic years or 8 semesters and not more than 8 academic years or 16 semesters.

Study all courses required according to curriculum structure i.e. general education, basic and professional education and free elective courses for altogether not less than 140 credits for B.Sc (Medical Technology) with the cumulative grade point average of not less than 2.00 and 142 for B.Sc. – M.Sc/Ph.D. distinction Programmes in Medical Technology.

Programme Curriculum

The number of credits required for the B.Sc Programme is 142 credits and B.Sc. – M.Sc/ Ph.D. distinction Programme is 144 credits including:

             (I). General Education Courses 30 credits

             (II). Required Courses 106 credits (distinction Programme in Medical Technology 108 credits)

             (III). Free Elective Courses 6 credits

Collaboration with other institutes/organizations

The Faculty collaborates with academic and professional institutes within and outside Mahidol University from both government and private sectors. These collaborations cover research, guest/special lecturers; and instructors for class teaching, laboratory practice and apprenticeship.

Job Opportunities

Graduates from the B.Sc. Programme are essential to pass the professional license examination in order to work legally in a clinical laboratory of government and private hospitals. Furthermore, graduates can work in many area of research laboratories, health promotion team for a community, laboratory instrument and reagent supplier company.

 These graduates can be admitted to almost all Master and Doctoral Degree Programmes in Basic Science, Medical Science, Sciences and Technology, Environmental Sciences, etc.

 Graduates from B.Sc. – M.Sc/Ph.D. distinction programme, bedsides working as previously mentions, they can be researchers in both of government and private sectors.

For more information please contact

Lecturer Dr. Lertyot Treeratanapiboon

E-mail : lertyot.tre@mahidol.ac.th

Tel: +66 2 441 4371-9 Ext. 2842, 2843 | Fax: +66 2 441 4380

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