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Biomedical Science
Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

  • ID:VU610044
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$30,700.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$6,763.33
  • TuitionFee/Year:$30,700.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$6,763.33
Estimated Total/program:
$112,389.99
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent).

PLUS:

  • A study score of 20 of one of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Health and Human Development, any Mathematics or Physical Education.

OR:

  • Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent).

OR

  • Completion of a Foundation course or equivalent.

English requirements

  • IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67. Section score no less than:
    • Listening: 12
    • Speaking: 18
    • Reading: 15
    • Writing: 21
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50-57 (no section score less than 50)
  • University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169.
  • VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 5): achieved.

IELTS, TOEFL, PTE and CAE: These tests must be taken no more than two years prior to commencing your course.

Other requirements

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Course Information

The course will provide you with a strong foundation in the medical sciences, and advanced laboratory skills through hands on practical experimentation and online interactive learning.

The new curriculum offers a quality syllabus that emphasises critical thinking and active learning via an inquiry team-based learning – a strategy producing skilled, knowledgeable and lifelong learners. In addition, you will build on intellectual, analytical, organisational, personal and interpersonal skills.

You will gain in-depth understanding of how the body works from the molecular level through to physiological functions. Students will expand and apply knowledge of human biomedical science, to the causes, diagnosis and treatment of disease at molecular, cellular and system levels. Core areas of study include:

  • physiology
  • anatomy
  • biochemistry
  • cell biology
  • medical microbiology
  • immunology
  • molecular biology
  • human genetics.

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

If you have completed any of the following course(s), you will be guaranteed a place in this course. In some cases you may receive credit for your previous study, reducing the time it takes to complete your course.

  • International Foundations at VU

You will be guaranteed entry only.

  • International Foundations at VU (Extended)

You will be guaranteed entry only.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

On completion of this course you will be prepared for entry into a constantly changing local and global biomedical workforce or for postgraduate study. You will have developed capabilities in critical analysis, communication and laboratory skills – essential for becoming successful professionals in both research and clinical based biomedical science.

Alternatively, a biomedical science degree is a prerequisite for postgraduate medicine (subject to meeting pre-requisites) and a pathway entry into other allied health courses, such as, physiotherapy, dentistry or osteopathy.

Job titles

  • medical researcher
  • scientific journalist
  • medical laboratory scientist
  • science laboratory specialist.

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