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Human Biology Preclinical, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #151 (ARWU) ,
If you are seeking a career in allied health, but are not yet ready to commit to a particular profession, this Human Biology Preclinical course from Curtin University is an ideal stepping-stone to other courses and careers such as occupational therapy, medicine, pharmacy, physiotherapy and the paramedicine major.

About

This course delivers integrated studies in human biology, emphasising applied human structure and function. Your first year is interprofessional and taken with students from other health sciences degrees.

The second year is designed to give you in-depth knowledge in selected subject areas, particularly in anatomy and physiology, and is combined with extensive laboratory based learning. In your third year, you can apply your learning to explore areas of current research in human biology and the life sciences.

Why study the Human Biology Preclinical course from Curtin University

  • Hands-on.
  • High-quality laboratory facilities.
  • Encompasses a wide range of disciplines.
  • Has a strong foundation for further studies in health.`
  • Great starting place for students who are not ready to choose a particular profession.
  • Ideal degree for graduate-entry programs in clinical disciplines such as audiology, dentistry, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physiotherapy and speech pathology. 

Career information

  • Laboratory Technician
  • Research Scientist
  • Life Scientist, Anatomist
  • Human Biologist
  • Clinical Technician
  • Anatomist
  • Life Scientist (General)
  • Physiologist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    600 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Biology 
  • Optometry 
  • Anatomy of the Limbs 
  • Integrative Physiology 
  • Foundations of Biochemistry 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

CRICOS code: 064457D

  • 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 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Commonwealth supported: $9,560

Funding

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