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Biological and Life Sciences
Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

  • ID:UON610001
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$200.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,668.33
  • LivingFee/Year:$6,203.33
  • Application Fee:$200.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,668.33
  • LivingFee/Year:$6,203.33
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements:

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

English level: IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)

Other requirements: No

Course Information

At the University of Newcastle, we equip biomedical scientists with the knowledge and skills to improve health outcomes within Australia and across the globe. Your studies will provide a solid foundation in the structure and function of the human body and facilitate practical opportunities to collaborate in scientific investigations. Your courses will focus on how biomedical scientists unravel biological, medical and health challenges. Our graduates are equipped to explore a variety of exciting careers.

A Bachelor of Biomedical Science at the University of Newcastle will give you the opportunity to study a wide range of courses. You will be exposed to varying modes of study including face-to-face and online learning. We also offer plenty of hands-on experience in clinical laboratories and industry environments.

Students will study core courses in biomedical science that provide advanced theoretical knowledge in:

  • physiology
  • anatomy
  • biochemistry
  • medical genetics
  • immunology

These core courses maximize flexibility for students and provide a solid base of knowledge and skills in the biomedical disciplines.

Biomedical Science Majors

You will have the opportunity to choose from one of three majors to allow you to build your skills and knowledge in an area of interest within the discipline.

  • Medical/Health Professional
  • Advanced Medical Research
  • Industry and Education
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Pathway Courses

For international students who do not meet either the language or academic requirements for entry into an undergraduate program, a range of pathway courses are available.

The University of Newcastle Language Centre is an award-winning leader in teaching English language (ELICOS). With locations in both Newcastle and Sydney, students are offered 25 hours of class time per week and can take part in an incredible student experience program that provides cultural experience alongside daily and academic language skills.

Newcastle International College (NIC) offers a fully-accredited pathway to UON degrees if you do not have the academic requirements for direct entry, or would prefer to study the first year of your undergraduate degree in an environment especially designed for international students.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates from the Bachelor of Biomedical Science can work in a variety of industries including:

  • medical school and allied health
  • pharmaceutical/biotechnology industries
  • commercialisation/entrepreneurship
  • secondary education
  • research and academia

Some example jobs: Biologist, Biotechnologist, Clinical Research Coordinator, Embryologist, Forensic Biologist, Pharmaceutical Scientist…

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