MLS101 Foundations in Medical Science

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MLS101 Foundations in Medical Science


This course will provide you with the foundational knowledge and practical skills that are required to study medical science at university. You are introduced to the sub-disciplines of medical science; analytical methods and instrumentation used in medical science laboratories; specimen collection and processing; laboratory safety and regulations; quality management in the laboratory; clinical interpretation of laboratory test results; scientific report writing; and professional ethics and confidentiality. Applied laboratory mathematics and statistical tests are also covered in the course.

Other information

Enrolled in Program AB101, SC211, SC355,SC357, SC385, SC201,SC301, UU301, UU302 or XU301
Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band 3
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

MLS101 Course Outline Semester 1, 2020 (PDF 263KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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