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Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

  • ID:DU610079
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Prerequisite subjects

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.

English Requirement

Overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Course Information

Develop an in-depth understanding of human biology through the Bachelor of Biomedical Science and graduate with the skills and experience to play an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases at molecular, cellular and systems levels. Expertise in biology and the science behind disease puts you in a position to make a real difference in people’s lives. Explore early diagnosis, disease progression and prognosis, and the role of pharmaceutical science in the treatment of disease and improved health.

You can customise your degree by choosing from a broad range of specialisations, allowing you to learn more about what you love and become an expert in your field of interest. Graduate ready for your future career through wide-ranging practical experiences. Get hands-on training in our world-class labs, test your findings in real-life biomedical settings and gain industry experience with 80 to 160 hours of work placement.

Want to make a real difference in people’s lives?

The flexibility of Deakin’s Bachelor of Biomedical Science provides you the freedom to pursue a rewarding career in either health, medicine or science. You’ll build your fundamental knowledge of human biology and health and focus on one of six specialisations:

  • environmental health

  • infection and immunity

  • medical biotechnology

  • medical genomics

  • molecular life sciences

  • pharmaceutical science.

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Level 1 - Trimester 1

  • Academic Integrity (0 credit points)

  • Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety Induction Program (0 credit points)

  • Career Tools for Employability (0 credit points)

  • Essential Skills in Bioscience

  • Cells and Genes

  • Chemistry in Our World ^

  • plus one elective/major unit (one credit point)

Level 1 - Trimester 2

  • Chemistry for the Professional Sciences

  • Biology: Form and Function

  • Physics for the Life Sciences

  • plus one elective/major unit (one credit point)

Level 2 - Trimester 1

  • Biochemistry

  • Research Methods and Data Analysis #

  • Microbiology

  • plus one elective/major unit (one credit point)

Level 2 - Trimester 2

  • Genetics and Genomics

  • Systems Physiology

  • Cell Biology +

  • plus one elective/major unit (one credit point)

  • + SLE206 is offered in Trimester 2 at Burwood (Melbourne) and Trimester 3 at Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Level 3 - Trimester 1

  • Advanced Topics in Biomedical Science

  • plus three elective/major units (three credit points)

Level 3 - Trimester 2

  • Medical Microbiology and Immunology

  • Molecular Basis of Disease

  • Professional Practice in Bioscience #

  • plus one elective/major unit (one credit point)

  • # Must have successfully completed STP010 Career Tools for Employability (0 credit point unit) 

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates can confidently enter a range of health-related areas including:

  • medical research

  • genetic engineering

  • the pharmaceutical industry

  • pharmaceutical/medical sales

  • laboratory technology.

You can also advance to honours or postgraduate studies, either in more specialised areas of biomedical science (which will enhance your professional development as a scientist), or in other disciplines including medicine (which will complement your scientific training and broaden your career opportunities).

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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