Bachelor of Biomedical Science

University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

This program allows students to gain an understanding of how the human body works and what happens when diseases, infections and clinical disorders occur. First-year studies include cell biology, chemistry, science research methods, human anatomy and physiology. Advanced level subjects include physiology, pathophysiology, biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, immunology and pharmacology. Students can undertake placements in areas such as hospitals, clinical trial centres, pharmaceutical companies and medical research institutes. The course provides appropriate education for entry into postgraduate medical subjects.

Course Fee:

International: $81,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Knowledge of Year 12 English, maths and at least one of the sciences, preferably Chemistry, is recommended


24 subjects: 1 core subject; 6 introductory science subjects; 11 advanced science subjects; 6 elective subjects

Subjects you can Study:

Biomedical science

Further information:

The University of the Sunshine Coast provides a tertiary option for people in the Sunshine Coast region, which encompasses the shires of Caboolture, Caloundra, Kilcoy, Maroochy and Noosa. The Regional Preference Scheme may apply if: you are currently undertaking full-time study; and you reside in or attend school/college in one of the above shires; and you apply to the University of the Sunshine Coast through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.


Membership may be available for the following Societies; Australian Society for Biotechnology; Australian Society for Immunology; Australian Society for Microbiology; Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 01595D

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
USC Sunshine Coast No info Yes Part time 6 years
USC Sunshine Coast No info Yes Full time 3 years
USC is one of Australia's fastest growing regional universities, and at just over 20 years of age is one of the world's top 150 young universities.

USC offers flexible study options across more than 120 programs at a network of teaching locations between Brisbane and the Fraser Coast. Our approach to learning is hands on, with innovative facilities and excellent staff-to-student ratios. Students consistently rate USC as one of the best universities in Australia for teaching quality and overall student experience.

USC's international reputation for research is growing every year, with 14 research fields now rated at world standard or above. Leading research areas include environmental science and management, nursing and health sciences, biological sciences, ecology, agricultural and veterinary sciences, fisheries science and clinical sciences.

USC is committed to unlocking the innovation, productivity and full human potential of our regions, and to working with government, industry and community to encourage prosperity in a knowledge-driven world.

Provider CRICOS: 01595D

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