Bachelor of Biomedical Science

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With a focus on physiology, anatomy, and cell biology, the Bachelor of Biomedical Science degree gives you a thorough understanding of how the human body functions and equips you for a rewarding career in the medical field.

This course can be used as a springboard for a rewarding career in biomedical research or as a prerequisite for admission to postgraduate health programs, such as postgraduate medicine.

Through practical experimentation and online interactive learning, the course will provide you a solid foundation in the medical sciences and advanced laboratory abilities.

The new curriculum offers a high-quality syllabus that emphasizes active learning and critical thinking through inquiry-based team-based learning, a method that develops talented, knowledgeable, and lifelong learners. You will also develop your cognitive, analytic, organizational, interpersonal, and personal skills.

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


After completing this course, you will be ready to enter the local and international biomedical workforce or pursue postgraduate education. You will have acquired skills in critical analysis, communication, and laboratory work, which are necessary for professionals in both biomedical science research and clinical practice.

A biomedical science degree, on the other hand, is a requirement for postgraduate medicine (subject to completing prerequisites) and a road entry into other allied health degrees, such as physiotherapy, dentistry, or osteopathy.


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

Organisations employing biomedical sciences graduates

Graduates in biomedical sciences can find employment in research organizations, hospitals and medical clinics, pharmaceutical or nutrition companies.

In government and private sector labs at universities, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies, students may hold technical and scientific positions on research projects funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council and other organizations.

You could enter a vast range of health-related industries upon graduating,including:

  • medical research
  • genetic engineering
  • the pharmaceutical industry
  • pharmaceutical/medical sales
  • laboratory technology.


To attain the Bachelor of Biomedical Science students will be required to complete 288 credit points consisting of:

  • 96 credit points of First Year Core studies;

  • 96 credit points of Major studies;

Plus One (1) of the following:

Option A:

  • 96 credit points of second Major studies;


Option B:

  • 96 credit points of Minor studies (Two Minor sets in total):

Please Note: Because this unit is covered in the first Major study, students who select Option A must select 12 credit points in its place. In accordance with the unit prerequisites and in consultation with the course coordinator, students may choose a unit from any of the minors offered in this course.