Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine (Honours)

University of South Australia

The Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine (Honours) prepares students for a career in all areas of pathology, with training in biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, molecular pathology, haematology and histopathology. Students gain practical experience in on-campus laboratories, and have the opportunity to practice these skills in real-world clinical settings when they complete industry experience across the third and fourth years of the degree. The honours component focuses on research training in which students complete research preparation and project courses in their fourth year.

Course Fee:


International: $136,400

Entry Requirements:

Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR; or complete secondary education equivalent to SACE; complete International Baccalaureate Diploma; complete or partially complete higher education program; complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above; qualify for special entry; complete an award from a registered training organisation at Diploma level or above; complete a Foundation Studies program; and meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.

Structure:

144 units; 8 units toward a research or technical paper undertaken in the fourth year of the program.

Subjects you can Study:

Laboratory Medicine

Further information:

Students undertaking activities where interaction with the public is required must obtain a current National Police Clearance and a Current National Criminal History Record Check (Child-Related Clearance) from the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI). This certificate is valid for the duration of the program.

Recognition:

Graduates are eligible for membership of the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB). The program is fully accredited by the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS), and graduates are entitled to Graduate Membership of the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists. Graduates are also eligible for membership of the Australian Society for Microbiology (ASM).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00121B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City East No info No Full time 4 years
City East No info No Part time
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. More than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, education, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation, human movement, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, construction management, urban and regional planning, visual arts, psychology, civil aviation, journalism, and more are offered. An integral part of a UniSA student's study program includes work in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, and working alongside people from industry and the professions.

The Graduate Careers' Council of Australia's annual survey has consistently shown UniSA graduates recording the highest success rate in the State for employment after graduation.

Provider CRICOS: 00121B

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