Graduate Diploma of Biomedical Science

Curtin University

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

This course provides theoretical and practical training in molecular and biological aspects of biomedical science, including: biotechnology, DNA analysis and manipulation, microbiology and immunology, diagnostics, research principles and advanced biological data analysis. It includes training in laboratory-based research, and has the option to include laboratory research projects, which may be conducted in a biomedical diagnostic laboratory, or in a research laboratory, under the supervision of professional scientists.


This course contains core units plus options. Because postgraduate students often have specific plans for their postgraduate level career, the courses allow significant flexibility in the combination of units that may be studied.


  • Biomedical science

Standard entry requirements

Specifically, applicants require a Bachelor of Science degree with an appropriate major. Candidates holding qualifications other than those specified are assessed on an individual basis.


Graduates are eligible for membership of the Australian Biotechnology Association and equivalent industry organisations internationally.

Study pathways

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus International: $33,600 No information available No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

Curtin University course code: GD-BIOMED. If students need more course information, they may contact the relevant areas: For Current Students: Student Services Office, please see: For Domestic Future Students: Future Students Centre, email: Tel: +61-8-9266 1000. For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: Tel: +61-8-9266 7331.

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