Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Deakin University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 085577M

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Develop an in-depth understanding of human biology with the Bachelor of Biomedical Science and graduate with the skills and experience to play an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases at molecular, cellular and systems levels. Expertise in biology and the science behind disease puts you in a position to make a real difference. Explore early diagnosis, disease progression and prognosis, and the role of pharmaceutical science in the treatment of disease and improved health.

You can customise your degree by choosing from a broad range of specialisations, enabling you to learn more about what you love and become an expert in your field of interest. Graduate ready for your future career through wide-ranging practical experiences. You will get hands-on training in our world-class laboratories, testing your findings in real-life biomedical settings and gain industry experience with 80 to 160 hours of work placement.

Course structure:

To complete the Bachelor of Biomedical Science, students must attain 24 credit points, which must include the following:

Sixteen (16) core units (16 credit points), which includes a compulsory professional practice unit at level 3;

At least one six (6) credit point approved major sequence from the list below;

Two (2) credit points of elective units;

Completion of STP050 Academic Integrity (0-credit point compulsory unit)

Completion of SLE010 Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety Induction Program (0-credit point compulsory unit);

Completion of STP010 Career Tools for Employability (0-credit point compulsory unit);

Level 1 – up to 10 credit points;

Level 3 - at least 6 credit points.

Career outcomes:

Graduates can confidently enter a range of health-related areas including:

medical research

genetic engineering

the pharmaceutical industry

pharmaceutical/medical sales

laboratory technology.

You can also advance to honours or postgraduate studies, either in more specialised areas of biomedical science (which will enhance your professional development as a scientist), or in other disciplines including medicine (which will complement your scientific training and broaden your career opportunities).

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
37,400 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
11 Jul 2022 3 years
Full time
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
37,400 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
11 Jul 2022 3 years
Full time
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
75 Pigdons Road
Geelong Victoria 3216
Australia

Entry criteria

Students must have qualification most relevant to your secondary school studies.

The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) is the primary criterion for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs in Australia.

International students who completed an Australian Year 12 in Australia or overseas should apply for undergraduate courses through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC), as well as directly to Deakin through Study Link Connect – Deakin University's International Student Application Service.

English language requirement:

IELTS - Overall 6 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT - 69 Writing 21

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY- 169 No band less than 169

PTE - 50 No less than 50 in each skill

OET - Overall C

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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