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Biomedical Science, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #551 (QS) Saint Albans, Australia
The Bachelor of Biomedical Science offered at Victoria University degree provides you with an in-depth knowledge of how the human body functions, focusing on physiology, anatomy and cell biology, preparing you for an exciting future in the health sector.
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Overview

You can utilise this course to embark on an exciting career in biomedical research or for entry into postgraduate health courses, including postgraduate medicine.The Bachelor of Biomedical Science offered at Victoria University course will provide you with a strong foundation in the medical sciences, and advanced laboratory skills through hands on practical experimentation and online interactive learning.

The new curriculum offers a quality syllabus that emphasises critical thinking and active learning via an inquiry team-based learning – a strategy producing skilled, knowledgeable and lifelong learners. In addition, you will build on intellectual, analytical, organisational, personal and interpersonal skills.

You will gain in-depth understanding of how the body works from the molecular level through to physiological functions. Students will expand and apply knowledge of human biomedical science, to the causes, diagnosis and treatment of disease at molecular, cellular and system levels. Core areas of study include:

  • physiology
  • anatomy
  • biochemistry
  • cell biology
  • medical microbiology
  • immunology
  • molecular biology
  • human genetics.

Careers in biomedical science

Job titles

  • medical researcher
  • scientific journalist
  • medical laboratory scientist
  • science laboratory specialist.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International students intake: February

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description

      Domestic students only

  • Credits
    288 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Systems
  • Mathematics and Statistics for Biomedicine
  • Functional Anatomy of the Trunk
  • Functional Anatomy for the Limbs
  • Human Physiology
  • Chemistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    67

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

CRICOS:  092499F

  • Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent).
PLUS:
  • A study score of 20 of one of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Health and Human Development, any Mathematics or Physical Education.
OR:
  • Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15350 AUD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Domestic students: Commonwealth Supported Place,

Funding

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