Bachelor of Biomedical Science

University of Canberra

This program provides a scientific understanding of the structure and function of the human body and the interrelationships between health and disease. It is the study of the structure and function of the human body and how humans interact with, and respond to their environment. It focuses on developing an understanding of the links between, and the intersections among the many facets of human biology. Required units span a wide range of scientific disciplines including biology, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, human anatomy and physiology, pathobiology, data analysis and genetics. In addition to the compulsory core units students can choose from a wide variety of approved majors/minors depending on the student's particular interest. The course is suitable for a career where a broad general scientific knowledge of the human body is required. The course is also suitable for preparative studies into a variety of graduate courses, for example, medicine, physiotherapy, pharmacy or science teaching.

Course Fee:

International: $98,700

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An overall Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0. Assumed Knowledge: ACT: Biology and/or Chemistry major(s) plus Mathematical Methods major; NSW: Biology and/or Chemistry and Mathematics.


72 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Subjects include: Concepts in Biology; Systemic Anatomy and Physiology; Human Physiology and the Lifecycle; Advanced Physiology; Pathobiology; Chemistry 1a and 1b; Data Analysis in Science; Introduction to Microbiology; Biochemistry; Mathematical Methods; Communication in Science. Students may also choose from a wide range of elective units.

Study Pathways:

High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) course.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Medical Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 3 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 6 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

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