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Biomedical Science, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Fremantle, Australia
This course includes a general introduction to biological science plus coverage of topics such as anatomy, molecular and cell biology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, pathology, infectious disease, human physiology, immunology, neuroscience and reproductive biology.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science consists of a prescribed series of units that have been designed to develop a range of theoretical and practical skills in students that form an appropriate basis for subsequent professional employment. It prepares students for postgraduate studies in areas such as research and teaching (by undertaking a postgraduate teaching qualification). This degree is also excellent pre-clinical preparation for postgraduate studies in the health and/or medical fields, such as Pharmacy, Nutrition and Medicine.

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science will gain an understanding of the structure and the function of the human body, from the molecular level to whole systems. The course has been designed to incorporate teaching in a number of different mediums and students will complete a special program of workshops, seminars and discussions covering research in human biology and health related areas. Provision has also been made for students to include elective units in such areas as counselling, conflict resolution, accounting and management.

There is a six week industry placement in an area of employment related to the students' studies, which can lead to valuable contacts and employment opportunities.

It is possible to study Biomedical Science as part of a double degree. Combinations include:

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Commerce (4 years)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Preventive Health (4 years)
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Biomedical Science (5 years)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity 15 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
      Weekday
    • Duration description

      Students must complete course in maximum time stated in the course regulations.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • 3 Core Curriculum Units
Ethics, Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Theology
  • 17 Biomedical Science Units 
Units include: Introduction to Biological Sciences; Human Structure and Function; Molecular and Cell Biology; Health Communications; Introduction to Physical Sciences; Anatomy and Physiology of Body Systems; Data Analysis and Experimental Design; Developmental Psychology; Microbiology; Biochemistry; Physiology of Exercise; Human Genetics; Immunology; Pathology; Infectious Disease; Neuroscience; Reproductive Biology
  • 3 Elective Units
Units can be chosen from Health Sciences, Arts & Sciences, Business, and/or Counselling.
  • 1 Industry Practicum
Total of 150 hours

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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General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 049306M
  • Personal qualities, motivation to study and academic potential
  • Contribution to church, school and community life
  • Academic record
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32500 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    19990 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19990 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Fremantle

  • 1700 - 2700 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

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