Master Of Science/ Master Of Philosophy And Post Graduate Diploma In Medical Technology

Ziauddin University college of Medical Technology introduces its M.Phil in Medical Technology to provide advanced and specialized training and transferable skills in different disciplines of Medical Technology to enhance the career prospects in hospitals, clinical laboratories and in research studies. In This Programme develops student’s interpersonal skills, the ability to think critically and to make objective judgements in addition to student’s scientific knowledge.

Following are the Postgraduates courses of Medical Technology
1. Blood Banking
2. Chemical Pathology and Diagnostic Endocrinology
3. Clinical Microbiology
4. Hematology
5. Laboratory Management

Overview Of Postgraduate Programmes In Medical Technology

1. Blood Banking

Technical progression in the field of Medical Technology elevates the exigency of technologists and thus requires expertise in the relevant disciplines. Blood bank technologists require advanced skills to demonstrate superior level technical competency at regular and specialized testing, transfusion services, transfusion therapy and blood collection concerning the safety of the received blood. These technologists are responsible for demonstrating strong problem solving skills to produce accurate diagnosis. In addition to this, they are expected to exhibit managerial, administrative, quality assurance, and computer skills. Such skills are developed through extensive interdisciplinary education and therefore College of Medical Technology has designed its postgraduate Programmes aiming to develop the competence in all technical areas of blood banking and transfusion.

2. Chemical Pathology And Diagnostic Endocrinology

Chemical Pathology and Diagnostic Endocrinology conjunct as a whole that specialize technologists to investigate, analyzes, and manage the biomedical and metabolic disorders accompanied by techniques, management and administration of a laboratory. Medical technologists in this discipline provide advice to the healthcare professionals on appropriate test selection for patients with a variety of metabolic disturbances and provide clinical interpretations of biomedical, endocrine and metabolic test results.

3. Clinical Microbiology

The Postgraduate study at the College of Medical Technology in clinical microbiology focuses on the examination of the infectious agent of the disease, which evade patient’s immune system. This is operated on complex instruments and automated equipments by technologists. Furthermore, technologist in Clinical Microbiology reports the findings to the physician. Technologists of this discipline can work with public and private healthcare teams, in pharmaceutical companies, hospital laboratories, and pharmaceutical and diagnostic instrument companies.

4. Hematology

Hematology technologist is mainly concern with the study of blood at cellular level. They are specialized at detecting and determine the cause of blood diseases while utilizing modernistic instruments. Hematology technologists can contribute their expertise in researches as well as in academic settings. they can also work in blood banks, medical laboratories, in private clinics and hold managerial responsibilities in laboratories.

5. Laboratory Management

College of Medical Technology instigates postgraduate education in Laboratory Management recognizing the fact that leadership and management skills are the key for the progress in any discipline. This Programme is designed for the medical laboratory technologists working already in laboratories aiming to seek professional development in management and planning. The curriculum follows provides a practical approach to managing day-to-day clinical laboratory with the teachings on principles and procedures of management and its attributes, leadership skills, and communication skills.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Requirements For Admission: (Master of Science/Master of Philosophy)

  • Candidates applying for admission to the MS-Medical technology clinical laboratory sciences shall be a graduate (16 years of education) with minimum Higher Education Commission (HEC)requirements i.e. CGPA of 2.0 or higher in BS/MSC semester system, 50% marks in annual system.
    • BS Medical technology clinical laboratory sciences.
    • BS/M.Sc biological sciences with two years of relevant clinical laboratory working experience (experience certificate is the requirement)
    • Only for laboratory management. BS/M.Sc i.e. 16 years of education
    • Entry Test by Ziauddin University.
  • NTS, GAT(general) is mandatory requirement with 50% scores to be eligible for degree awarding of MS/M.PHIL.(as per HEC requirement)
  • Admission in MS/M.PHIL will be granted provisionally and will be confirmed only after passing the above stated test and score within one academic year of admission.

Post Graduate Diploma

Candidates applying for admission to the Post graduate Diploma Medical Technology shall be a graduate (16 years of education) with minimum Higher Education Commission (HEC) requirement I,e. CGPA of 2.0 or higher in BS/MSc Semester System, 50% marks in Annual System.

  • BS Medical Technology Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
  • BS/M.Sc Biological Sciences with two years of relevant clinical laboratory working experience (experience certificate is the requirement)
  • Only for laboratory Management. BS/MSc i.e. 16 years of education
  • Entry Test by Ziauddin University.
Academic pattern and duration
  • Semester System (16 Weeks followed by 2 weeks of examination)
  • All MS/M.Phil and Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (PGD) are offered as weekdays regular and flexible morning, evening, weekend Regular and flexible Programme as per departmental accommodating capabilities.

Course Load For Fall And Spring Semesters

  • MS/M.Phil Medical Technology Clinical Laboratory Sciences is offered as regular, flexible, evening and weekend programme with only one to be selected at the time of application.
  • A regular candidate is required to take all the course offered in a regular semester.
  • A flexible candidate can complete the MS/M.Phil within seven years of enrolment.
  • However if a regular candidate wants to convert from regular to flexible, evening, weekend Programme or vice versa he or she will have to inform the authorities in the form of written application two weeks before the start of next semester.

Mandatory Bridge Course

  • Those students who have completed their required education from any university other than Ziauddin University’s Medical Technology Clinical Laboratory Sciences Programme will have to complete the prescribed Bridge courses.
  • Bridge courses will be of relevant MS/M.Phil subject.
  • Duration of Bridge Course will be 4 weeks of study period followed by examination.
  • Bridge Courses will have to be completed and passed before getting admission to Second/Next offered semester of MS/M.Phil.

Duration Of Programme

Minimum duration to complete MS/M.Phil is 18 Months and 30 credit hours for all offered Programmes (coursework based).
Maximum Duration to complete MS is seven years from date of enrolment (Course work and Project based)
For Students enrolled in MS/M.Phil Programme unable to pass GAT general within stated limit and scores will be awarded Postgraduate Diploma on completing the academic and examination requirements.

Credit Transfer Policy

  • ZU may enroll students on application and determination of content equivalence for any semester or for any single class and issue the student a transcript conditional with as per ZU Policy.
  • No credit hours of a course will be transferred if the grade is less than B for graduate.
  • Credit hours may only be transferred between Chartered HEls.

Enrolment Validity

Enrolment in MS/M.Phil is valid for seven years in totality.

Fee Structure (For Academic Year 2017-18)

Application Form, Prospectus and Processing Fee PKR 4,000/-
Admission Fees PKR 20,000/- (Non Refundable)
Laboratory Expenses PKR 10,000/- (once in Whole Programme, Non Refundable)
Tuition fee (current structure) PKR 50,000/- Per Semester
Bridge Course Fee PKR 8,000/-
Examination Fees PKR 7,000(Per Semester)

NOTE: Any additional taxes imposed by the government will be the students/parents/guardian. The university reserves the right to increase the fees if required according to the recommendation of the governing body.
Examination Fee will be charged separately.
Advance fees to be paid semester wise. All dues need to be cleared within two weeks of commencement of academics years. 2% surcharge per month will be leveled on outstanding fees after the due dates.

Diploma Courses For Medical Doctors

Professional development and specialized trainings enable doctors to provide quality treatment to the patients with complex cases. A diploma in specialized field of medicines not only provides deeper level of understanding, clinical experience and knowledge but also demonstrate a set of non-clinical skills. Therefore, Ziauddin University college of Medical Technology introduces diploma courses for doctors to advance their career perspectives.


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