Bachelor of Biomedical Science / Bachelor of Business

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

This double degree program in biomedical science with business prepares graduates to work as part of multidisciplinary teams in biomedical research, development and commercialisation.

Structure

384 credit points. Foundation studies in human systematic anatomy, biomedical skills, human cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, human physiology, principles of infection and immunity, and genes, genomes and genetics provide a knowledge base for Years 2 and 3 when students choose to major in 1 of the following study areas: anatomical sciences, human biochemistry, human physiology, infection and immunity, and cell and molecular biology. There is the opportunity to undertake two minor areas of study and students may choose to complement scientific studies with units in exercise physiology, Indigenous issues, psychology, public health, or ethical issues related to gene technology. The Bachelor of Business component requires a total of 192 credit points as follows: Business core units (8 units - 96 credit points), Business Major (8 units - 96 credit points).

Subjects

  • Accountancy
  • Advertising
  • Anatomical sciences
  • Cell and molecular biotechnology
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Financial planning
  • Human biochemistry
  • Human physiology
  • Human resource management
  • Infection and immunity
  • International business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Public relations

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed Knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Biology (Units 3 & 4, C) and Chemistry (Units 3 & 4, C).

Recognition

Depending on final year units selected: Australian Society for Medical Research; Australian and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology; Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Australian Association of Clinical Biochemists; Australian Society for Microbiology; Australian Neuroscience Society; The Endocrine Society of Australia; Society of Reproductive Biology; Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists; Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society; Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society; Business component: Students may be eligible for membership to a number of professional bodies depending on choice of major and unit selection.

Study pathways

Graduates may apply to undertake an Honours year in the Faculty of Health or the QUT Business School. Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Gardens Point International: $179,500 No information available No No information available

Further information

Students will also require Hepatitis B vaccination prior to commencing the laboratory components in this course. Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Rubella, Tetanus and Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations are mandatory for all students attending a Queensland Health facility for placement. Hepatitis A, Influenza and Poliomyelitis are highly recommended for all Health students. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date. A small number of courses do not participate in the offer guarantee scheme.

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