Curtin University

Bachelor of Advanced Biomedical Sciences (Honours)

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This course is designed to prepare you for a career as a research scientist who specialises in biomedical or clinical science. It will challenge you to develop your critical thinking and problem solving skills, and to develop advanced hands-on laboratory skills. A core structure of research skills training runs through the course, including ethics, research planning & management, data analysis, leadership, teamwork, and communication. This is complemented by the two majors, Clinical Medical Science Major (MJRH-CLNMS) and Discovery Bioscience Major (MJRH-DBIOS) (see specific Major overviews for more details). Both majors will prepare you for a career in health related research, over a broad range of specialities. A key focus of the degree is student interaction with the research industry, including research institutes, and applied research centres. The final year of the course is a whole-year research project in which students will be based in active research laboratories, and undertake novel


Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages:


  • Students in this course must maintain a Course Weighted Average (CWA) of >=70 to continue in the course. Students must also complete a set of core units, a major course of study in Discovery Bioscience or Clinical Medical Science and a research project in the final year, to qualify for graduation.

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CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Curtin Perth Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years

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