A Bachelor of Biomedical Science at the University of Newcastle equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to become high level researchers or professionals

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

What you will study

WhatDuring your Bachelor of Biomedical Science degree there will be many opportunities for you to develop your skills in communicating your knowledge of biomedical science in written and oral formats.

You will study a wide range of topics including:

  • bacteriology
  • bioinformatics
  • cell biochemistry
  • human anatomy and physiology
  • human genetics and genetic engineering
  • human infections and immunity
  • immunology
  • molecular biology
  • neuroscience
  • nutrition
  • pharmacology and the analysis of drug actions
  • neurophysiology
  • physiology
  • virology

This course ensures you will learn valuable problem solving skills, critical reasoning and key scientific methods, all of which are relevant in your career in biomedical science.

In the third year of the degree you will have the opportunity to participate in the design and implementation of a research project or go on an overseas exchange.

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) is available to students who achieve the required GPA in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science.

For more detailed information about the Bachelor of Biomedical Science, please refer to the handbook.

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