Biomedical Laboratory Science, Bachelor's Programme

A Biomedical Laboratory Scientist is an expert in clinical laboratory work whose areas of expertise include taking samples, laboratory tests, providing customer services related to these and participating in quality control and the development of operations.

Biomedical Laboratory Scientists have excellent employment opportunities. They work mainly in the laboratories of health care centres and hospitals. In addition they can work in medical research facilities and the sector's commercial enterprises.

The Biomedical Laboratory Scientist as an expert

A Biomedical Laboratory Scientist needs good guidance and interactive skills, manual skills and interest in natural sciences and technology. Also good visual perception and perceiving colours and different compositions are important. In addition the work requires methodicalness, meticulousness and precision.

Teaching methods

The studies are composed of lecturing, independent learning and practical assignments in the polytechnic's teaching laboratories as well as practical training at workplaces. Part of the studies will be carried out through various web-based and virtual environments. Practical training is carried in various clinical laboratories.

Contact information

Riitta Lumme
Head of Degree Programme
tel. +358 40 334 1301
riitta.lumme [at] (riitta[dot]lumme[at]metropolia[dot]fi)