Bachelor of Medical Science (Specialisation)
CQUniversity - Rockhampton

Course outline

The Bachelor of Medical Science aims to develop your skills to apply knowledge of clinical measurement, nutrition or pathology to clinical practice in a health professional role, or biotechnology in support industries and medical research. The course is designed to build a high level of technical and evaluative skill so students can assess and implement recommendations for best practice in patient testing, monitoring, education or to develop therapeutics in the cutting-edge medical biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry. The course also aims to develop high level communication skills so that students can interact positively with patients/clients, other health professionals or industry leaders and are ready for the clinical or scientific work environment. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Medical Science.

Note

For students studying online, there are several compulsory residential schools to attend.

Majors

Biotechnology; clinical measurement; nutrition.
All majors are available to study on campus in Rockhampton or via online study. In Bundaberg, only the Clinical Measurement major is available to study on campus.

Other requirements

This course requires approximately 360 hours of compulsory work experience. Students must satisfy specific pre-placement health and safety checks prior to each placement. For full course requirements, visit courses at CQUniversity.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
English (Units 3 & 4, C); General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C); Chemistry of Biology (Units 3 & 4, C).
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

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

<5*

<5*

0

<5*

0

0

<5*

8

Percentage of all students

<5*

<5*

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Graduates can seek employment as health professionals in clinical measurement, biotechnology or nutritional areas.

Membership

The Clinical Measurement major has been developed in conjunction with the relevant professional societies. The Nutrition major has been developed in accordance with guidelines of the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA).

Course Code
851701
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$8842 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Rockhampton & surrounds