The Bachelor of Biomedical Science provides students with the scientific understanding of the structure and function of the human body and the interrelationships between health and disease.
Together with foundational sciences, students explore the intricacies of human health and examine the pathological basis of disease processes by studying human pathophysiology, molecular genetics, immunology, microbiology and neuroscience. Students develop skills in problem-solving, analysis and interpretation of medical and laboratory data, as well as practical skills in laboratory methods.
Graduates may qualify for postgraduate degrees such as pharmacy and physiotherapy, or choose to pursue medicine or other careers.
This course enables students to gain knowledge and understanding of human health and the connection between disease processes and scientific laboratory investigations. Student can select units in biochemistry, human physiology, anatomy, immunology, neuroscience, microbiology, clinical bacteriology and other areas relevant to biomedical science.
The course structure includes 420 hours of professional placement for students to gain workplace experience in health and research facilities, such as pathology labs or medical research labs.
Professional experience placements require students to fulfil certain pre-requisites prior to attending any placements. Prior to applying for this course, please consider the important information regarding these requirements.
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