Introduction:                                                                                                                                                  

Faculty of Medical Laboratory Sciences (FMLS) in National University-Sudan (NUSU) (established in 2009) is well known for its excellence in Medical laboratory Sciences education and research due to stellar and well trained and expert staff in both teaching and research. Medical Laboratory Sciences courses are available for Sudanese and International students.

Medical Laboratory Sciences are the backbone for modern health sciences as the modern understanding and treatment of diseases now is a teamwork process. Studying Medical Laboratory Sciences will provide the student with all essential and basic knowledge and techniques to become an excellent scientist and this will help them in their future career either in laboratory work or medical research. The faculty offers a four-year programme provides a bachelor honours degree in five key disciplines (Microbiology, Haematology and Immunohaematology, Histopathology and Cytology, Clinical Chemistry and Parasitology and Medical Entomology). The students will conduct a final year research project during their final year of study. Also the faculty provides postgraduate studies programmes including higher diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences, Master by courses and dissertation in Medical Laboratory Sciences in 5 specializations (Microbiology and Infection Control, Haematology and Immunohaematology, Histopathology and Cytology, Clinical Chemistry and Parasitology and Medical Entomology) and Master and PhD in 6 specializations (Microbiology, Haematology and Immunohaematology, Histopathology and Cytology, Clinical Chemistry, Parasitology and Medical Entomology and Immunology).

Vision:

Pioneers of the Renaissance of Medical Laboratory Sciences

Mission:

Graduating specialized cadres who are willing to work in a team spirit to be acquainted with the different tasks of medical laboratory sciences

Objectives:

     1. Emphasize the values and ethical heritage of the Sudanese Nation in its curriculum, and follow strategies that lead to strengthening these values, as an important component of the National University philosophy and message (see Mission and Message at website www.nu.edu.sd)

      2. Contribute to community development through health services provided in its own health institutions, and other institutions cooperating with them, through: (a) partnership in designing health programs and plans, and implement whatever is feasible in utilizing the specialists, (b) contribute in continuous education, through self-directed learning of technologists, and (c) provision of essential equipments and supplies to improve the quality of health services planned by the ministries of health and other related sectors.

      3. Strengthen medical and health research in MLS, making use of the University‚Äôs infrastructural privileges and national and international relations.