Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 21 July
Full-time
Intakes: February
International tuition: A$23,624
Domestic tuition: A$9,003

Program overview

A degree in biomedical science will train students in the core areas of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, immunology and microbiology. Students will be introduced to each of these disciplines via core units and expected to undertake detailed study in at least one discipline, through utilization of elective units. Students will learn how the human body functions, what causes disease and how disease is treated. A sound theoretical base encompassing the core biomedical science areas will be complemented by lab experience and industry practice. Students will utilise ACU’s cutting-edge wet and dry laboratories on all campuses, and the anatomy laboratories in Brisbane and Sydney. ACU’s Biomedical Science graduates should be able to demonstrate competence in three main ways: firstly, by having a competent knowledge of the human body’s systems and structure with in-depth knowledge of one system; secondly, by having the generalised ability to retrieve and process large data sets in order to extract meaningful patterns or relationships from these data; and thirdly, by being able to succinctly and clearly explain these data and their knowledge to health consumers and professional audiences.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Applicants require the equivalent of Australian High School completion including studies in Math, plus an overall academic IELTS score of 6.5 with an individual score of 6.0 for all tests.

Career opportunities

Examples include entry level roles in pharmaceutical and medical technology industries; with further workplace training and experience this degree may lead to roles in marketing, medical, legal, research and quality assurance. Graduates might work in research roles in Universities, hospitals or the public health sector. Graduates could pursue careers in science communication, or may undertake further study in post graduate health programs or research.

Campus location

Brisbane , Australia

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