Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Federation University Australia

Biomedicine is an exciting area that plays a major role in helping people lead healthier lives. It's an industry that is constantly evolving. You will learn about anatomy, pathophysiology, genetic sciences and can go on to work in areas like genome biology, genetic mapping, stem cell research and biological pharmaceuticals. Studies range from lifespan nutrition, to food microbiology, metabolism to applied biochemistry. When you graduate, you will be prepared for a career in biomedical research or one of many positions in a range of health-related industries such as laboratory technology, medical sales, research and pharmaceuticals. This degree has been used as a pathway to postgraduate studies in medicine, physiotherapy, dentistry, pharmacy and other allied health programs, as well as veterinary science. This degree includes compulsory online courses.

Course Fee:


International: $83,400

Entry Requirements:

Year 12: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any Mathematics or at least 20 in any Science or interstate/overseas equivalent; or Mature Age Entry.

Structure:

This program consists of 360 credit points. Students will undertake a mix of theoretical and practical courses, consisting of four 15-credit point courses per semester. Students will complete 17 core courses, and 6 specialisation elective courses and 1 general elective.

Subjects you can Study:

Anatomy and physiology; Biochemistry; Biology; Biotechnology; Chemistry; Genetics; Immunology; Microbiology; Microscopy; Molecular Biology; Nutrition; Pathophysiology; Pharmacology; Research training; Statistics

Study Pathways:

Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on your eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and qualifications. Further opportunities exist in Biomedical Science through an Honours research program comprising a focus on genetics/genomics, molecular and cellular biology, immunology, public health or health informatics. The graduate medical program at Deakin University and graduate medical, physiotherapy, dentistry, veterinary science and other programs at other interstate universities provide opportunities for further study and specialisation for those graduates that satisfy the selection criteria upon completion of this degree.

Further information:

This program is available via Online Learning, in combination with one to two weeks (depending on your program) of compulsory on-campus laboratory sessions. These lab sessions are held in semester one and semester two in each year of your program. You will also be required to complete examinations either on-campus, or at an approved remote exam location in your region, under supervision.

Recognition:

The anatomy, physiology and biochemistry components of the Biomedical Science degree at Federation University Australia have a history of being recognised as fulfilling the prerequisite requirements for entry into postgraduate medicine and physiotherapy offered by Graduate Medical School at some other institutions, pending successful admission into their programs.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00103D

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info No Part time 6 years
Gippsland (Churchill) No info Yes Online 6 years
Gippsland (Churchill) No info Yes Part time 6 years
Gippsland (Churchill) No info Yes Full time 3 years
Berwick No info Yes Part time 6 years
Berwick No info Yes Full time 3 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info No Full time 3 years

Federation University Australia (FedUni) is one of the country’s leading universities, with an enviable reputation for teaching excellence and graduate employment rates.

Headquartered in regional Victoria, with campuses in Ballarat, Gippsland, the Wimmera and Berwick in Melbourne, FedUni’s standing is based on nearly 150 years of education delivery.

A new Berwick Campus caters for the growing south-east Melbourne area, while a new Brisbane Campus and student support centre in Malaysia cater to the international student market.

FedUni embraces the freedom and dynamism that come from being a progressive university with close links to industry, business, communities and technology.

It is also recognised as a welcoming and friendly university, with students drawn from regional centres and metropolitan cities as well as from overseas.

Known for its supportive, inclusive environment, FedUni offers affordable study options (including online), learning assistance to help you stay at uni, small class sizes, friendly staff and accessible academic support. We are also one of few universities that offer free on-campus parking for students.

Our students have the opportunity to stay on campus with a range of residential options. The university places great emphasis on the quality of its teaching and learning, the student experience, and importantly, employability once you have graduated.

As a dual-sector university, we deliver a range of programs through higher education and TAFE, and have the ability to find the right pathway for your success.

Facilities such as the Nanya Environmental Research Station in western New South Wales and the Manufacturing and Industry Skills Centre in central Ballarat anchor the range of programs that FedUni delivers.

The university’s Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP) is recognised as Australia’s premier sports injury prevention research centre. It is one of only four such centres worldwide to be selected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as a member of the IOC Medical Research Network.

FedUni also hosts Australia’s largest regional technology park — accommodating more than 30 companies, including its signature tenant, IBM — where FedUni IT students are engaged in the ‘earn as you learn’ program, earning a wage as part of their studies.

The University’s Arts Academy in Ballarat and the Gippsland Centre for Art and Design are a major provider of performing arts, music theatre and art programs.

The University is constantly adding to its list of programs and courses across its faculties and campuses, with criminology, outdoor environmental education and the nation’s first nature pedagogy course among more recent offerings.

The University’s Gippsland campus offers a range of exciting programs. An easy drive from Melbourne and located within easy walking distance of the town of Churchill, it offers the benefits of a regional lifestyle with city access.

Our Wimmera campus also provides a wide range of programs for students throughout Horsham, Ararat, Stawell and western Victoria.

Other features of our campuses include art galleries, an indoor swimming pool and gym, a golf course and childcare facilities. 

Contact

 

www.federation.edu.au 
info@federation.edu.au 
1800 FED UNI

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