Medical Science, Bachelor | Online (optional) | CQUniversity Australia | Rockhampton, Australia
36 months
35280 AUD/year
8842 AUD/year
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The Bachelor of Medical Science from CQUniversity Australia will prepare you to undertake best practice in patient testing, developing therapeutics, monitoring disease and sharing knowledge in the medical biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.


 Benefit from the flexibility to tailor this degree to suit your career goals with a choice of majors in clinical measurement, nutrition, pathology or biotechnology.

Throughout your studies you will be supported by experienced lecturers and benefit from practical learning experiences through simulations and work-integrated-learning to graduate job-ready.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Medical Science from CQUniversity Australia have developed the expertise and skills to work as health professionals in pathology, clinical measurement, biotechnology or nutritional areas.

The pathology specialisation will prepare students for employment in diagnostic medical laboratories where haematological, biochemical, microbiological and histological analysis of human blood, urine and tissue samples is conducted.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • You will study eight core units and a major in either Biotechnology, Clinical Measurement, Nutrition or Pathology.
  • If you choose to study a major in Biotechnology, Clinical Measurement or Nutrition you will also select two minors from a prescribed minors list outlined in the Majors and Minors section below.
  • If you study the Pathology major you will be required to complete 16 pathology units without the inclusion of minors.
  • You also have the option to study the Biotechnology major and select a Diagnostic Pathology co-major. Upon graduation, if you opt for this co-major, you will receive the award of Bachelor of Medical Science (Biotechnology and Diagnostic Pathology). With this option, you also may transfer into the four-year accredited CL10 Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (Honours) degree.

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 072157E

  • When applying, you must demonstrate that you have met the listed Entry Requirements and English Language Proficiency requirements.
  • After you have applied and enrolled in this course, you will need to be able to meet the Security and Health Requirements as these generally relate to work-integrated learning activities that form part of your course. You will be provided with more information about security and health requirements after enrolling in the relevant units that these relate to.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35280 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8842 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8842 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Rockhampton

1200 - 2000 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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