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master

Degree

Master of Medical Laboratory Science - Management (Research)

Course code: #AK1028

master

Degree

Master of Medical Laboratory Science - Management (Research)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $41,600 NZD

  • Application fee

    $150 NZD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    69.5 out of 100

Highlights
Thesis

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 26-February-2023 2023-02-26
Winter-July 16-July-2023 2023-07-16
Fall-February 26-February-2024 2024-02-26
Winter-July 16-July-2024 2024-07-16

Overview

Master of Medical Laboratory Science - Management

Develop specialist skills in a chosen field of medical laboratory science, demonstrate your analytical and problem-solving skills and learn to apply contemporary theory to current practice.

The ability to carry out research in medical laboratory science is a skill in high demand by the industry. 

Medical laboratory scientists are facing new challenges as technologies evolve and diagnostic services change. 

Top-level evaluative and management skills are in demand along with specialized skills in research and development. 

The Master of Medical Laboratory Science at AUT equips you with the skills to make the most of these opportunities. 

This program is open to all medical laboratory scientists (New Zealand registration and practicing certificate are required). 

There's an opportunity to follow either a management or a specialized scientist pathway.

 

What you study

You need to complete a total of 240 points, including 120 points from advanced-level courses and a thesis of 120 points

For your thesis, you complete a sustained piece of research in a specialized area of medical laboratory science; a unique offering in today’s competitive job market.

Management pathway:

Graduates gain the ability to critically analyze strategic and operational processes and examine the evidential base underpinning health policy development.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$53,400

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,800
Tuition 1 person $41,600

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Certified copy of your birth certificate or passport
  • Certified copy of marriage certificate (If required)
  • Official academic transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency (If Available)
  • CV/Relevant work/research experience (If required)
  • A copy of the document(s) in the original language/and official English translation

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
19
listening
22
writing
20
speaking
19
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.

Language courses at AUT International House:

AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.

On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:

1) GIE (academic preparation and university entrance programme)

The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).

Entry requirement:

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening

2) IELTS Full-time

Entry requirement:

There is a different entry requirements for each level of the IELTS course.

  • Level 1: you need IELTS 4.5 with a minimum band score of 4.0
  • Level 2: you need IELTS 5.5 with a minimum band score of 5.0

 

You can also use IELTS Indicator and TOEFL Special Home Edition to meet English language requirements, except for programmes that require an IELTS score higher than the standard or for any doctoral programmes.


Academic background and requirement

An applicant must:

  • Have completed the Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science with a B (69.50-74.49%) grade average or higher in courses at level 7, or equivalent
  • Be registered as a Medical Laboratory Scientist with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand (MSCNZ)
  • Hold a current Practicing Certificate as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, issued by the MSCNZ

Career opportunities

  • Postdoctoral fellow
  • Researcher
  • Lecturer in universities
  • Industrial research leader
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Medical Equipment Marketer
  • Biological Technician
  • Blood Bank Technologist

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