Deakin University

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

You can customise your degree by choosing from a broad range of specialisations, allowing 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. Get hands-on training in our world-class labs, test your findings in real-life biomedical settings and gain industry experience with 80 to 160 hours of work placement.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.

Structure

24 credit points over 3 years. Students will also complete a professional practice unit gaining industry experience with 80 to 160 hours of work placement.

Subjects

  • Environmental health
  • Infection and immunity
  • Medical biotechnology
  • Medical genomics
  • Molecular life sciences
  • Pharmaceutical science.

Standard entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.This course uses the ATAR and your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience.Personal statement. Applicants who wish their work and volunteer/other experience to be considered as part of their application for entry are required to submit a personal statement with details of their work and volunteer/other experience, motivation to study and any other factors relevant to their application for the course.

Study pathways

Honours year is available to high achieving students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Geelong Waurn Ponds Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne Burwood Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

Graduates will be able to enter a vast range of health-related industries including medical research, genetic engineering, the pharmaceutical industry, pharmaceutical/medical sales and laboratory technology. They can also advance to honours or postgraduate studies, either in more specialised areas of biomedical science (which will enhance their professional development as a scientist), or in other disciplines (which will compliment their scientific training and broaden their career opportunities).

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