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Biomedical Science (Honours), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #151 (ARWU) ,
This Biomedical Science (Honours) course from Curtin University develops originality and independence of thought and trains students in research.


The course aims to broaden your knowledge and expose you to the latest developments in biomedical research.

Project topics are developed in conjunction with a potential supervisor, and cover a large array of potential fields of research.

Project work covers areas such as (but is not limited to):

  • cancer
  • regenerative medicine
  • diabetes
  • cardiovascular disease
  • medical microbiology
  • environmental and industrial microbiology
  • bioinformatics
  • immunology
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • genetics and molecular genetics.

Why study the Biomedical Science (Honours) course from Curtin University

  • We provide training in a wide range of generic and discipline specific research-oriented skills, as well as training in inter-professional skills such as critical thinking, time management, scientific writing and problem solving.  
  • You will operate in modern research facilities that house multi-million-dollar equipment.
  • You will be supervised by academics that are themselves active researchers.
  • Our graduates have been sought after for PhD positions in institutions all over the world.

Career information

Graduates may be suited to careers in research relating to most biological sciences, they could seek work in industry (product or platform specialists, specialist sales), in the health-care system (diagnostics, counselling) or enter the education or journalism sector.

In addition to the discipline specific skills, generic skills such as scientific writing, communication, problem solving, and critical thinking, make our graduates suitable for many non-science careers.

Graduates may qualify for entry to graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, master by coursework and research degrees and doctorates.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    200 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomedical Science Honours 1
  • Biomedical Science Honours 2

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

CRICOS code: 073667G

  • An Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 70 or equivalent
  • English Language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    35200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35200 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Commonwealth supported: $10,970


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