Bachelor of Biomedical Science

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science is designed to meet growing global demand for graduates with health expertise. As a Biomedical Science student, you'll be taught by world-class researchers in cutting-edge laboratories and tutorial rooms both at UWA's main campus and at the Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) hospital campus. As a graduate of this course, you may pursue a career or further study in areas as diverse as clinical practice, medical technology, medical research or public health.

Course Fee:

International: $113,400

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 (ATAR of 80 or equivalent), meet the English language requirements of the University; satisfy any prerequisites for preferred majors


Students can choose to take 1 or 2 majors. Students can select a second major from the sciences or from the majors available in the Arts, Biomedical Science or Commerce degrees.

Subjects you can Study:

Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing; Anatomy and Human Biology; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Exercise and Health; Genetics; Medical Sciences; Microbiology and Immunology; Neuroscience; Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Pharmacology; Physiology; Population Health; Science Communication

Study Pathways:

Students who perform at a high level may apply to do one-year honours course. Students who complete the BSc will also be eligible, subject to meeting course-specific requirements, to apply for admission to a range of postgraduate courses, including Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Dental Medicine, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Master of Professional Engineering, Juris Doctor, Master of Urban Design and Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Professional Accounting, and Master of Business Administration. See the University's website for details of the full range of postgraduate courses, including specific entry requirements. If you have a professional career in mind, take advantage of one of our Direct Pathways. A Direct Pathway gives you an assured place in one of our postgraduate professional courses (such as Law, Engineering or Medicine) from the start of your studies with us. The pathways combine a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, providing you with a clearer direction to your career of choice.

Further information:

The University has a range of alternate-entry pathways and special admission provisions that include the use of STAT tests, and its Broadway and UWAy schemes, Mature-age Access Program (MAP), other mature age entry (that uses an ATAR score based on two subjects) and special admission schemes for Indigenous students.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Albany Centre 68.7 Yes Part time
Albany Centre 68.7 Yes Full time 3 years
Crawley 68.7 No Part time
Crawley 68.7 No Full time 3 years
Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth's warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you'll have access to the university's strong industry connections and alumni group. You'll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

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