Bachelor of Biomedical Science
University of New England - Armidale

Course outline

This degree is for students wanting a science-based course that is focused towards careers in the medical, paramedical and forensic fields. Areas of study include basic science (biology, chemistry and mathematics) followed by human physiology, genetics, nutrition, biochemistry, microbiology, and the integration and applications of disciplines such as biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry, genetics, microbiology, pharmacology and human physiology into biomedical science. Study is also available in bioethics and sociology of medicine. A fourth year is required for honours. For students without the recommended background knowledge, the Faculty offers foundation units in chemistry, mathematics and physics. It is recommended that students who have not completed the assumed knowledge or recommended study consider including the Bachelor of Scientific Studies in their preferences. Refer to separate entry for Bachelor of Scientific Studies. For external study, contact the UNE Future Students Team. For more course information, visit UNE’s Course Handbook.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of New England and for this course, refer to UNE’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
Biology, Chemistry and/or Physics
Assumed knowledge

Mathematical Methods

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Career opportunities

Biomedical biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries such as pathology laboratories, hospitals, medical and scientific supply companies, research and development laboratories in universities, hospitals and industry.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$9184 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

New England and North West NSW