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Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

  • ID:UC610078
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$32,900.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$21,041.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$32,900.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$21,041.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
Estimated Total/program:
$163,413.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

- Year 12 ATAR

- other Australian Qualification

- work experience

- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.

More information is available on our Alternative Entry page: http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry

English requirement

Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

 

Course Information

Grow an impressive body of work at UC

If the complexity of human form and function has always fascinated you, then the Bachelor of Biomedical Science will help set you up for a career where broad scientific knowledge of human body, and all its intricacies, is needed. You’ll gain a solid understanding of the structure and function of the human body and will be well-versed in the complex interrelationships between health and disease. While the course is very specific to biomedical science and provides a strong grounding in allied health, its flexible nature allows you to select electives from a broad range of science disciplines and beyond. You can choose to study Restricted Choice Units, such as sports science, pre-physiotherapy and human nutrition, allowing you to tailor the course to match your interests or ambitions.

You’ll benefit from unique collaboration opportunities with UC’s professional teaching staff, who all have extensive experience in medical and biomedical research and are members of UC’s prestigious Centre for Research in Therapeutic Solutions. You’ll graduate experienced and proficient in medical science laboratory skills, particularly those used in research laboratories, and ready to hit the ground running in your future career in health science.

Study a Bachelor of Biomedical Science at UC and you will:

  • learn how the human body functions at all levels

  • apply your knowledge of health and disease to real-life situations

  • discover how humans interact with and respond to their environment

  • span a wide range of scientific disciplines including biology, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, human anatomy and physiology, pathobiology, data analysis and genetics

  • develop proficiency and experience in biomedical science laboratory skills for application in a wide variety of research laboratories

  • enjoy the flexibility of choosing from other electives including psychology, ecology, sports science, sociology, management, computer programming, law and foreign languages.

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Standard Full Time, Semester 1 Commencing

Year 1

  • Semester 1

  • Chemistry 1a (1516)

  • Communication in Science (4732)

  • Concepts in Biology (483)

  • Mathematical Methods (577)

  • Semester 2

  • Restricted Choice Unit

  • Chemistry 1b (1517)

  • Data Analysis in Science (1809)

  • Systemic Anatomy and Physiology (6529)

Year 2

  • Semester 1

  • Biochemistry (6530)

  • Genetics and Genomics (10223)

  • Regional Anatomy and Physiology (9808)

  • Open Elective Unit

  • Semester 2

  • Introduction to Microbiology (6510)

  • Two Restricted Choice Units

  • Open Elective Unit

Year 3

  • Semester 1

  • Open Elective Unit

  • Restricted Choice Unit

  • Human Physiology and the Lifecycle (6532)

  • Pathobiology (8797)

  • Semester 2

  • Open Elective Unit

  • Restricted Choice Unit

  • Advanced Physiology (8373)

  • Integrated Studies of Disease (6517)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Allied health technician

  • Biological scientist

  • Laboratory technician

  • Pathology technician

  • Research scientist

  • Research officer

  • Science educator

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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