Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Victoria University (VU)

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

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science is a relevant and topical program that provides an innovative and comprehensive course where students obtain a strong foundation in the medical sciences, and practical experimentation through advanced laboratory skills. The course comprises core areas of study in a broad range of topics including Physiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Medical Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology and Human Genetics. The course provides in-depth understanding of how the body works from the molecular level through to physiological functions. Students gain a combination of theoretical and practical scientific skills through activities ranging from online interactive learning through to hands-on experiments. Students will expand and apply their knowledge of human biomedical science, to the causes, diagnosis and treatment of disease at molecular, cellular and system levels. The course ensures students have the skills and capabilities required for a diverse range of careers in biomedical science and post graduate study.


  • 288 credit points
  • 8 First Year Core units
  • 8 Major units and either 8 Major units or 8 Minor units comprising of two sets of Minor studies.


  • Human physiology
  • Molecular cell biology

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 20 in any other English and one of Biology, Chemistry, Health & Human Development, any Mathematics or Physical Education. International: Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including at least one of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics OR Successful completion of an Australian Diploma or Advanced Diploma (or equivalent) PLUS IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score of 6 with no band less than 6.0 Mature Age: Applicants with relevant work, education and/or community experience may be considered for admission to the course.

Study pathways

A biomedical science degree is a prerequisite for postgraduate medicine (subject to meeting pre-requisites) and a pathway entry into other allied health courses, such as, physiotherapy, dentistry, osteopathy or radiology.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
St Albans International: $92,100 No

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