Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) is a demanding field of science which combines the use of newer technologies with the application of theory knowledge to perform complex procedures on tissue specimens, blood samples and other body fluids. It has an important role in modern medicine. The laboratory investigations provide critical information to the clinicians in the diagnosis and monitoring of diseases.
The Degree Programme of B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Science of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Ruhuna intends to provide a sound scientific knowledge and attitudes combined with the skills to apply this knowledge to work in the laboratory.
Medical Laboratory Science graduates will have a challenging and a rewarding career in medical and research laboratories both in the government and the private sector. The Medical Laboratory Science Degree course is designed to prepare graduates to face the challenges in the ever evolving field of Medical Laboratory Science