Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences

University of Southern Queensland USQ

Discover the wonder of the human body and unlock countless career paths with USQ's Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences, which can be studied using a combination of online, external and on-campus study modes to suit your lifestyle and career goals. Study human anatomy and physiology, microbiology, immunology, pharmacology, genetics, cell and molecular biology, nutrition and biochemistry through engaging courses with practical applications using both workplace and laboratory research opportunities. Students will become proficient in biomedical science laboratory techniques and find solutions to authentic medical problems with over 200 hours of laboratory-based experiences as well as opportunities to undertake external work placements.

Course Fee:

Australian: $22,630
International: $88,290

Entry Requirements:

Subject Pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent; Assumed Knowledge: Mathematics A (4, SA) or equivalent; Recommended Prior Study: One of Biological Science, Chemistry or Science21 (4, SA) or equivalent; English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 2. All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. If students do not meet the English language requirements they may apply to study a University-approved English language program.


24 units: including 8 core courses/units and one of the following combinations: one 12-unit Biomedical Sciences major and 4 approved courses; or one 12-unit Biomedical Sciences major and one 4 unit minor; or one 12-unit Biomedical Sciences major and 4 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Biomedical Sciences

Study Pathways:

Students can articulate into this program from the Associate Degree of Biomedical Sciences. Students who have successfully completed the first 16 units of the Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences in accordance with the recommended enrolment pattern may exit with the Associate Degree of Biomedical Sciences.

Further information:

Not all courses are available on-campus. Semester 2 entry is only available part-time, therefore is not suitable for international students who wish to study full-time on-campus. The external offering is available to international students residing in Australia but there are mandatory and highly recommended residential schools at a USQ campus and block clinical placement in Australia. The external offering is not suitable for international students studying from overseas.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba No info Yes Part time 8 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Full time 3 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Online 3 years

Why study with us

Redefining flexible and online study, we are determined to prepare you for today’s competitive workforce. We make it easier for you to fit study into your life and will support you through the challenges that life and study bring. 

Study options

Studying on-campus at one of our three locations (Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich) is a rewarding way to undertake a university degree in an innovative and friendly environment. Or, you can join more than 70 per cent of our students who choose to study online with us. There is also the option to fast-track most degrees by studying over summer.

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If you’re looking to gain the skills and confidence to prepare for university study, look no further than one of our pathway programs.  

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