What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science provides a strong professional and industry focus. Students obtain a solid foundation in both biological and medical sciences, and practical experimentation through extensive theoretical knowledge and advanced laboratory skills.

This course provides in-depth understanding of how the body works at the cellular level, what causes disease and the techniques of laboratory diagnosis of disease, including the expanding area of molecular-based diagnostic techniques. Students gain the underpinning knowledge and laboratory skills required to participate in research aimed at the prevention or treatment of disease.

Course structure

The course comprises a total of 144 credit points, made up of 96 credit points of compulsory core subjects, a specialised 24-credit-point sub-major, and 24 credit points of electives. The electives enable students to increase their expertise in other areas of science, broaden their horizons in other disciplines in the University, engage in an internship program or go on global exchange.

Careers

Career options include positions in hospital laboratories, diagnostic medical laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, biomedical and biotechnology industries. Students may pursue a career in biomedical research in hospitals or other research institutes. Biomedical science also provides excellent preparation for entry into postgraduate degrees in medicine and allied health professions.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

CRICOS

026805D

Study options

Full Time (3 years full time or 6 years part time)

Tuition fees
A$39,520.00 (US$ 25,811) per year
Fee per session: AUD $19,760

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

27 July 2020, 22 February 2021

Venue

University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS Campus,

15 Broadway,

ULTIMO,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent. Award of the full International Baccalaureate Diploma where the total aggregate score including bonus and penalty points meets entry standard. Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based): 79 - 93 overall, writing 21; PTE: 58-64; CAE: 176-184; AE5/AE6 (PASS): AE5.

For international students

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

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UTS has invested AUD 1.3 billion in creating a state-of-the-art campus in the heart of Sydney’s entrepreneurial district.

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