Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Biomedical Science is a 2-year accelerated degree which provides students with the ideal undergraduate foundation for a career in a range of areas including Health Sciences, Laboratory, Medicine and Allied health. The program develops students knowledge in the molecular, cellular, anatomical and physiological processes of the human body and prepares them for graduate entry programs such as medicine and the allied health professions. The program will develop student knowledge and laboratory skills across a range of disciplines including anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, pharmacology, chemistry, biochemistry, cell biology, genetics and microbiology. Extensive laboratory training from the first semester, as well as case studies and problem-solving techniques are applied within a variety of clinical, research and allied health care settings. The program focuses on real world learning, where students will gain exceptional, high-quality practical experience in our health science laboratories. Students will be able to develop and master technical scientific and research skills using some of the latest research equipment, from the very first semester. Due to Bond University's small class sizes, students will be able to enjoy extensive use of this equipment and will be able to use the facilities outside of scheduled class times to further develop and refine their practical skills. The laboratories have dedicated laboratory staff to provide support and optimise student learning experience. An innovative feature of the program is the application of problem-based learning in the curriculum, a popular feature in medical programs which creates an engaging student learning experience to increase analytical reasoning and critical thinking skills.
- Pre-health professional
Standard entry requirements
- Completion of Year 12 with successful completion of English
- And either Maths B OR Physics OR equivalent (students without the equivalent of Maths B or Physics will be required to successfully complete a bridging subject in one of those disciplines). Bond does not rely solely on the Overall Position (OP) or the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). Rather, a range of criteria are also considered such as extracurricular activities and personal attributes, including outstanding leadership qualities and community involvement. For information for International Students, including the International Baccalaureate, please visit the University website
For those applicants who do not currently have the required academic qualifications, there are a number of alternative entry pathways such as preparation and diploma programs through Bond University College including a Diploma of Health Sciences. Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies.
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Bond University provides staff throughout Australia to assist students in completing their application. Students required to undertake bridging subjects in one or both disciplines (for example Introduction to Chemistry and/or Elementary Maths) would usually do so in their first semester, however, completion of this program will take longer than six semesters. Alternately, students may elect to complete an equivalent Chemistry unit at any recognised Australian tertiary institution prior to entry. Applicants who do not receive an offer may apply for entry into the Bachelor of Health Sciences and transfer after the satisfactory completion of 1-2 semesters.