• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
If the complexity of human form and function has always fascinated you, then the Bachelor of Biomedical Science from University of Canberra will help set you up for a career where broad scientific knowledge of human body, and all its intricacies, is needed. 
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Overview

You’ll gain a solid understanding of the structure and function of the human body and will be well-versed in the complex interrelationships between health and disease. While the course is very specific to biomedical science and provides a strong grounding in allied health, its flexible nature allows you to select electives from a broad range of science disciplines and beyond. You can choose to study Restricted Choice Units, such as sports science, pre-physiotherapy and human nutrition, allowing you to tailor the course to match your interests or ambitions.

You’ll benefit from unique collaboration opportunities with UC’s professional teaching staff, who all have extensive experience in medical and biomedical research and are members of UC’s prestigious Centre for Research in Therapeutic Solutions. You’ll graduate experienced and proficient in medical science laboratory skills, particularly those used in research laboratories, and ready to hit the ground running in your future career in health science.

Study a Bachelor of Biomedical Science at University of Canberra and you will:

  • learn how the human body functions at all levels
  • apply your knowledge of health and disease to real-life situations
  • discover how humans interact with and respond to their environment
  • span a wide range of scientific disciplines including biology, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, human anatomy and physiology, pathobiology, data analysis and genetics
  • develop proficiency and experience in biomedical science laboratory skills for application in a wide variety of research laboratories
  • enjoy the flexibility of choosing from other electives including psychology, ecology, sports science, sociology, management, computer programming, law and foreign languages.

Career opportunities

  • Allied health technician
  • Biological scientist
  • Laboratory technician
  • Pathology technician
  • Research scientist
  • Research officer
  • Science educator

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts in Biology
  • Systemic Anatomy and Physiology
  • Human Physiology and the Lifecycle
  • Advanced Physiology
  • Pathobiology 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

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General Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification
  • ACT: Biology and/or Chemistry major(s) plus Mathematical Methods major. 
  • NSW: Biology and/or Chemistry and Mathematics.

CRICOS Code: 078920D

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32900 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Domestic: Commonwealth Support Place (CSP)

Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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