Qualification & Code
DIPLOMA: BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

DBIOMT

Campus Duration of Programme Enrolment Option(s) SAQA Credits NQF Level Admission Requirements Selection and/or interview
Bloemfontein

3 years

Semester 1

361

6

National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification.

Selection

Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% on Standard Grade or 40% on Higher Grade in all three of the following subjects is required: Biology/Physiology, Physical Science, and Mathematics.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Mathematics is required.

Career Opportunities

Qualified Biomedical Technologists are employed in private pathology practices, South African National Blood Service (SANBS), National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS), Medical Research Council (MRC) and other disciplines such as pharmaceutical companies. Opportunities also exist to become involved in research and training at universities. A qualified Biomedical Technologist can also run his/her own diagnostic pathology laboratory.

 

1ST YEAR

2ND YEAR

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

ANF11BT

Anatomy and Physiology I

IGT11AT

Introduction to Medical Technology

CHB11CT

Chemistry I

BST11AT

Calculations and Statistics

FSK11BT

Physics I

ANF12BT

Anatomy and Physiology I

PIM5011

Personal Information Management

PRE1A (Sem 1)

PRE2B (Sem 2)

English Proficiency (Semester 1) and

English Proficiency (Semester 2)

PFS22AT

Pathophysiology II

BCH22AT

Biochemistry II

IMM22BT

Immunology II

BTC12AT

Computer Skills I

MKB11AT

Microbiology I

BLD21AT

Blood Transfusion Technology

CHP11AT

Chemical Pathology I

SLP11AT

Cellular Pathology I

MKB22BT

Microbiology II

HEM22BT

Haematology II

CHP22BT

Chemical Pathology II

SLP22AT

Cellular Pathology II

MKB31BT

Microbiology III

HEM31BT

Haematology III

CHP31BT

Chemical Pathology III

SLP31AT

Cellular Pathology III

LAB31BT /

LAB32BT

Laboratory Practice (Work Integrated Learning)

For more information contact: Department of Health Sciences

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Updated: 04 May 2017

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