Bachelor On Campus

Biomedical Science

The University of Newcastle, Australia

36 months
41405 AUD/year
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The Biomedical Science program from University of Newcastle focuses on the basic knowledge of the structure and function of the human body, preparing students for a career in a wide range of biomedical fields. 


Students will gain ‘career-ready’ skills in purpose-built laboratories and graduate well prepared to collaborate on scientific investigations of human structure and function in health and disease at a molecular, cellular and whole systems level.

Graduates of the Biomedical Science from University of Newcastle may work as cutting-edge medical researchers contributing to advancements in the diagnosis and management of disease, as experts in commercialisation, testing and development of innovative medical therapies, or as medical science communicators. With further postgraduate training, graduates may also become medical practitioners with enhanced research capabilities, or medical laboratory scientists.

Why study with us?

Learn from the world’s brightest minds. Our academics are active biomedical researchers and provide students with access to cutting-edge thinking and discoveries.

Quality research facilities. Apply your skills in our purpose built $17.3 million multi-storey medical sciences precinct and gain experience in a variety of specialised lab spaces.

Hands-on learning: participate in a full semester work integrated learning placement in your final year of study which will enable you to increase your employability and strengthen your industry connections.

Ranked 8th in Australia for Biomedical and Health Sciences (CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019).

Career opportunities

Graduates from the Bachelor of Biomedical Science can work in a variety of industries including:

  • medical school and allied health
  • pharmaceutical/biotechnology industries
  • commercialisation/entrepreneurship
  • secondary education
  • research and academia

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemistry
  • Anatomy for Biomedical Science
  • Human Genomics and Biomolecular Analysis
  • Biomedical Science
  • Terminology and Communication in Biomedicine
  • Critical Thinking and Scientific Process in Biomedicine
  • Statistics for the Sciences
  • Pharmacology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 023110D

  • Academic transcript
  • Completion certificate
  • Evidence of English proficiency
  • Passport biometric page
  • For programs requiring work experience, a curriculum vitae (CV)/resume and/or letters of work experience are recommended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41405 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41405 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 AUD per year during 36 months.

National students are Commonwealth Supported.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 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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