Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science)
Course Learning Outcomes
- Apply broad discipline knowledge to a range of theoretical and practical biomedical situations.
- Communicate disciplinary knowledge and values in professional and public contexts.
- Demonstrate a global outlook with respect for cultural diversity, including Indigenous cultural competence.
- Demonstrate autonomy, accountability and judgement for own learning and professional practice.
- Think creatively to anticipate challenges and generate discipline specific solutions/responses.
- Think critically to analyse, interpret and conceptualise complex biomedical problems.
- Use digital technologies and literacies to access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information from multiple sources.
- Work collaboratively and demonstrate initiative to implement social, sustainable, and ethical values.
Biomedical science is a continually changing, dynamic profession with long-term career prospects, including management, research, education and specialised laboratory work.
Possible future job titles
- Biochemistry Technician
- Haematology Technician
- Histology Technician
- Laboratory Manager
- Laboratory Technician
- Medical Researcher
- Microbiology Technician
- Biomedical Technician
- Publishers Representative
Course Structure / Units
- SCH1101 Cultural studies
- MHS1101 Anatomy and Physiology 1
- MAT114 Introduction to statistics
- HST1111 Population Health for students with a chemistry background OR
- SCC1123 Chemistry for the life sciences for students without a chemistry background
- SCC1226 Introduction to organic chemistry and biochemistry
- MHS1102 Anatomy and Physiology 2
- SCH1104 Introduction to Pathophysiology
- PSY1101 Introduction to Psychology
- SCH2235 Applied Microbiology
- SCH1111 Fundamental Biomedical Techniques
- SCH1132 Human Evolution and Ecology
- SCH3145 Biomedical Ethics
- SCH1133 Human Genetics
- SCH2111 Applied Physiology
- MMS2103 Clinical Biochemistry
- HST2122 Health Research Methodology
- HST3501 Health Research Project
- SCH2226 Human Molecular Genetics
- SCH2141 Advanced Biomedical Techniques
- SCH3227 The Biology of Human Disease
- MMS2102 Medical Microbiology
- MMS3101 Evolutionary Perspectives on Health and Disease
- SCH3323 Medical Genetics
- SCH3434 Human Reproduction, Development & Ageing
*Please note these units are subject to change and should be used as an overview. Unit availability may differ upon each intake
*Students undertaking the program are able to study 3 trimesters per year, allowing a 3 year degree to be completed in 2 years.
CRICOS Code: 059125M
Course Code: K05