Bachelor of Biomedical and Exercise Science

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00124K

Bachelor of Biomedical and Exercise Science is a dual disciplinary degree. It integrates biomedical science and exercise science into a compelling new area of study covering the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, biochemistry, biomechanics, kinesiology and psychology in the environment of physical activity, sport, and health research. Students will learn to apply theoretical knowledge and analytical techniques to a range of practical and clinical scenarios including Learning in the Workplace and Community projects in industry and community settings. Students will also gain experience and develop a solid foundation in designing research methodologies, and performing analytical research by participating in interdisciplinary research as a team member. The Bachelor of Biomedical and Exercise Science course provides a platform for a pathway to pursue further specialist knowledge and skills, enabling graduates to successfully enter professional settings within the medical, public health and sporting sectors, including government, industry and research sectors, or pursue post-graduate studies in allied health courses.


  • 288 credit points
  • 8 First Year Core units
  • 16 Core Professional units.


  • Biomedical and Exercise Science

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL
  • And a study score of at least 20 in two of Biology, Chemistry, Health And Human Development, any Mathematics or Physical Education. International: Completion of an Australian Diploma or Advanced Diploma (or equivalent). PLUS IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score of 6.0 (with no band less than 6.0 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking). TAFE/VET: Completion of a non-cognate (not similar) Australian (or equivalent) Diploma or Advanced Diploma will be granted advanced standing on a case by case basis. Mature Age: Applicants with relevant work, education and/or community experience may be considered for admission to the course.

Study pathways

This course articulates with other Bachelor of Science streams (i.e. Biomedical Sciences, Applied Sciences, Sport Science) in the College of Health and Biomedicine and the College of Sport and Exercise Science, with the completion of pre-requisite units and satisfactory recognition of prior learning (Advanced Standing) acceptance. Other existing pathways for graduates of this course include Honours, Masters and PhD Program and Diploma of Education.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Footscray Park International: $92,100
  • ATAR: 71.55
St Albans
  • ATAR: 71.55

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