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3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.
AUD39,320 (indicative annual fee, 2021)
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3 years full-time.
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Advance the progress of medical science. And your career potential.
At the University of Newcastle, we equip biomedical scientists with the knowledge and skills to improve health outcomes within Australia and across the globe. Your studies will provide you with ‘career-ready’ skills to ensure you are well prepared to collaborate on scientific investigations of human structure and function in health and disease at a molecular, cellular and whole systems level.
You may work as a cutting-edge medical researcher contributing to advancements in the diagnosis and management of disease, as an expert in commercialisation, testing and development of innovative medical therapies, or as a medical science communicator. With further postgraduate training, you may also become a medical practitioner with enhanced research capabilities, or a secondary school science teacher helping to inspire the next generation of scientists.
A Bachelor of Biomedical Science at the University of Newcastle will give you the opportunity to study a wide range of courses. You will be exposed to varying modes of study including face-to-face and online learning. We also offer plenty of hands-on experience in clinical laboratories and industry environments.
Students will study core courses in biomedical science that provide advanced theoretical knowledge in:
These core courses maximise flexibility for students and provide a solid base of knowledge and skills in the biomedical disciplines.
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
Graduates from the Bachelor of Biomedical Science can work in a variety of industries including:
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.