Bachelor of Biomedicine

Victoria University (VU)

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

This program will prepare students for entry into postgraduate medical courses. As such, it will cover necessary physiology, anatomy and biochemistry pre-requisites, as well as up to date information on disease and medical applications. Students will also gain a solid foundation in designing and critically analysing research methodologies and findings, with a particular emphasis on nutrition and exercise interventions in medicine. Opportunities to undertake a research project will provide a platform to undertake a research degree. The application of the fundamentals of medical techniques to a range of practical scenarios including workplaces and community settings will offer students a blend of theoretical and experiential learning.

Structure

  • 288 credit points
  • 8 First Year Core units
  • 12 Professional Core units, 4 Minor units.

Subjects

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Biochemistry and molecular biology
  • Cell and developmental biology
  • Cell biology
  • Chemistry and biochemistry
  • Dietary and nutritional studies
  • Functional anatomy
  • Reproductive and development biology
  • Genetics
  • Health informatics
  • Human biology
  • Human structure and function
  • Nutrition
  • Rehabilitation
  • Advanced nerve and muscle physiology
  • Immunopharmacology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular and human genetics
  • Neuroscience
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Research methods

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL
  • And a study score of at least 25 in two of Biology, Chemistry, and any Physics or Mathematics. 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 7 with no band less than 6.5 Mature Age: Applicants with relevant work, education and/or community experience may be considered for admission to the course.

Study pathways

Students that complete the Bachelor of Biomedicine are eligible to apply for a variety of post-graduate programs, specifically medicine or other medical-related courses, Honours or research Masters. Graduates could also enter the workforce as researchers in a variety of fields including medical, exercise and nutrition sciences, and in medical and diagnostic application services.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Footscray Park International: $101,700
  • ATAR: 81.30
No
St Albans International: $101,700
  • ATAR: 81.30
No

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