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Diploma : BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

DBIOMT

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

3 Years

Semester 1

361

6

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) andEnglish 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)


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