Matilda talks about her experience at the University of Newcastle, studying the Bachelor of Biomedical Science.
Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.
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3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.
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Advance the progress of medical science. And your career potential.
At UON we equip biomedical scientists with the knowledge and skills to improve health outcomes in our regions and across the globe. With a solid foundation in the structure and function of the human body, and practical opportunities to collaborate in scientific investigations unravelling biological, medical and health challenges, our graduates are equipped to explore a variety of exciting careers.
Whether your final destination is a cutting edge medical researcher contributing to advancements in the diagnosis and management of disease; a medical practitioner with enhanced research capability; a secondary school science teacher helping to inspire the next generation of scientists; or a commercialisation, testing and development expert involved in bringing medical innovations to the market, the Biomedical Science degree has a pathway for you.
A Bachelor of Biomedical Science at UON 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 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 what 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: