Bachelor of Biomedical ScienceCareer
This degree can lead you to work in leading fields like genetic engineering, cancer research, neuroscience, DNA profile and stem cell research.
Biomedical scientists study all aspects of the human body and the impact of disorders and disease. They study symptoms, causes and treatments in an attempt to better understand and tackle disease.
They can work in specialty areas that can include scientific research and developmental science.
Our biomedical science program produces highly skilled graduates with advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in selected areas of biochemical, biological, paramedical and related health sciences.
Employers and industry professionals contribute to the ongoing development of the program. Their involvement ensures that the program remains relevant to your needs as a graduate and to the needs of graduate employers.
Graduates can work in:
research in universities, hospitals and biomedical research institutes
medical and pharmaceutical research
public and private diagnostic centres
therapeutic research laboratories
applied health areas like health promotion and administration.
You can also go on to postgraduate studies in biomedical science in universities and research institutes.
During third year you'll gain experience in a university research laboratory or a professional organisation. With associated coursework, this runs for 120 hours. You’ll work in research and analytical laboratories in universities, hospitals and industry.
Industry representatives contribute to the program through membership of the program advisory group.
Professional recognition and accreditation
Depending on courses chosen in your final year and meeting specific criteria, you will be eligible for membership to the following societies: