Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences

University of Southern Queensland USQ

Discover the wonder of the human body and unlock countless career paths with one of only a few degrees in Australia that can predominantly be completed online. Students also have to option to experience on-campus study or a combination of both delivery modes to suit their lifestyle and career goals. Students can 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.

Course Fee:

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

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Have achieved a minimum Overall Position (OP) 15, tertiary entrance rank 66 or equivalent qualification; Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent; English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 2. International applicants must have met the University's English language requirements or have completed the University's ELICOS/EAP


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 may exit the Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences after successful completion of 2 years full time study or equivalent (16 units) with an ABSC Associate Degree of Biomedical Sciences.

Further information:

Applicants are advised to also address the following: Recommended prior study: one of Biological Science, Chemistry or Science 21 (4,SA) or equivalent; and Assumed knowledge expectations: Maths A (4,SA).

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

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