When you study biomedical science at the University of Newcastle you will graduate with an exciting career scope.

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Career opportunities


Graduates of the Bachelor of Biomedical Science will have:

1. Sound knowledge and skills in scientific method including problem solving skills and critical analysis as it applies to biological questions, to prepare them for a career in Biomedical Sciences.

2. Advanced knowledge in one or more of the specific fields of Cell and Molecular Science, Mammalian Growth and Development, Human Bioscience, Neuroscience, and/or Laboratory Professional Skills.

3. Expertise in scientific method, laboratory and practical skills in the Biomedical Sciences and ability to perform at a high level in a Biomedical Science or Clinical research laboratory throughout the world.

4. Suitable knowledge of biomedical sciences for entry into professional postgraduate degrees in the health sciences (medicine, pharmacy, rehabilitative therapies etc).

5. Expertise in communication including written and oral presentation techniques to facilitate dissemination of biomedical science knowledge to the national and international scientific community and the global society in general.

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Careers by major

The following list provides some example jobs available to Biomedical Science graduates. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.


Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for graduates with the skills gained in a Biomedical Science degree.

Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.

Practical experience Achievers