36 months
28600 AUD/year
11800 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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This Biomedical Science degree from Federation University Australia has been used as a pathway to postgraduate studies in medicine, physiotherapy, dentistry, pharmacy and other allied health programs, as well as veterinary science.  


Biomedicine is an exciting area that plays a major role in helping people lead healthier lives. It's an industry that is constantly evolving. 

In the Biomedical Science degree from Federation University Australia, you'll learn about anatomy, pathophysiology, genetic sciences and can go on to work in areas like genome biology, genetic mapping, stem cell research and biological pharmaceuticals. 

Studies range from lifespan nutrition, to food microbiology, metabolism to applied biochemistry.

When you graduate, you’ll be prepared for a career in biomedical research or one of many positions in a range of health-related industries such as laboratory technology, medical sales, research and pharmaceuticals.

Career opportunities  

  • Biomedical engineer
  • Biochemist
  • Clinical biochemist
  • Healthcare scientist
  • Clinical scientist
  • Microbiologist
  • Research scientist
  • Biomedical scientist
  • Forensic scientist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Scientific Practice
  • Systems Biology 
  • Scientific Communication 
  • Statistical Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Federation University Australia and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 062139A   

  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 with one final year course in Mathematics (any) and one final year course of either chemistry, biology or physics or overseas equivalent.
  • Overall IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0 or equivalent  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28600 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    11800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11800 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National students: Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

Living costs for Ballarat

1260 - 2250 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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