36 months
37400 AUD/year
8224 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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From basic biology to disease processes, get an understanding of the causes, diagnosis and treatment of disease at a molecular, cellular and systems level with this Biomedical Science from Deakin University.   

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Develop an in-depth understanding of human biology through the Biomedical Science from Deakin University  and graduate with the skills and experience to play an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases at molecular, cellular and systems levels. 

Expertise in biology and the science behind disease puts you in a position to make a real difference in people’s lives. Explore early diagnosis, disease progression and prognosis, and the role of pharmaceutical science in the treatment of disease and improved health.


Graduates can confidently enter a range of health-related areas including:

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

You can also advance to honours or postgraduate studies, either in more specialised areas of biomedical science (which will enhance your professional development as a scientist), or in other disciplines including medicine (which will complement your scientific training and broaden your career opportunities).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety Induction Program
  • Essential Skills in Bioscience 
  • Cells and Genes 
  • Chemistry in Our World
  • Biology: Form and Function 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
  • This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection consideration
  • If you wish for your professional, work, life or community experience to be considered you are required to complete and submit a personal statement
  • CRICOS code: 085577M     

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37400 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8224 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8224 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National - Commonwealth Supported Place  

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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