At the end of the degree programme, students will

(i) understand the medical, scientific and technological principles of Clinical Chemistry and its interrelationship with other disciplines,

(ii) have a sound knowledge of the applications of Clinical Biochemistry in diagnosis and monitoring of disease and its contribution to biomedical research,

(iii) be able to assess the effectiveness of individual clinical laboratory tests, strategies and protocols for the investigation of disease,

(iv) acquire a detailed knowledge of laboratory techniques, instrumentation and informatics (v) understand the principles of laboratory management,

(vi) appreciate new trends including molecular diagnostics, robotics, point of care and self testing and

(vii) develop their clinical, scientific and research skills.