Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Your pathway to a productive career in health sciences

Our Bachelor of Biomedical Science gives you a solid understanding of the structure and function of the human body and the interrelationships between health and disease. This is the perfect grounding for a career where broad scientific knowledge of the human body is needed.

Open to new admissions


Admission open to

Domestic students and International students

Level of Study


Full-time Study Duration

3 years

Lowest Selection Rank




Course code


CRICOS number


Career Outcomes

Study a Bachelor of Biomedical Science at UC and you will:

  • learn how the human body functions at all levels
  • apply your knowledge of health and disease to real life situations
  • discover how humans interact with and respond to their environment
  • span a wide range of scientific disciplines including biology, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, human anatomy and physiology, pathobiology, data analysis and genetics
  • enjoy the flexibility of choosing from other electives including psychology, ecology, sports science, sociology, management, computer programming, law and foreign languages.

Career Opportunities

  • Hospitals and health clinics
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Government science policy and management
  • Therapeutics Goods Administration
  • Community-led biomedical and health initiatives

Work Integrated Learning

Students have the opportunity to take part in collaborative work programs at the Centre for Research in Therapeutic Solutions.These exciting programs aim to develop new drugs by studying the molecular mechanisms of specific diseases in the area of immune-therapeutics.

Course details

Sample study plan


  • Chemistry 1a
  • Concepts in Biology
  • Restricted Choice
  • Chemistry 1b
  • Data Analysis in Science
  • Systemic Anatomy and Physiology
  • Open Elective (x2)


  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Human Physiology and the Lifecycle
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Advanced Physiology
  • Open Elective (x2)
  • Restricted Choice


  • Pathobiology
  • Integrated Studies of Disease
  • Open Elective (x3)
  • Restricted Choice (x3)

Course specific

High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) course. Students interested in pursuing careers in medicine, physiotherapy, pharmacy or science education will need to complete further study for accreditation in these fields.


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