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Associate Degree of Biomedical Sciences
University of Southern Queensland - Toowoomba

Course outline

If you would like to work in a biomedical laboratory, our Associate Degree of Biomedical Sciences examines broad biomedical concepts and generates accurate scientific data to provide you with a pathway to further study or exciting career choices. Explore areas such as human anatomy and physiology, microbiology, immunology, cell and molecular biology, nutrition and biochemistry to gain an understanding of what it is like to work in research and clinical laboratories. You experience hands-on learning in laboratory-based residential schools or fortnightly labs for most of the first-year courses and laboratory-based residential schools supported by online or on-campus learning in your second year. You also have the option to study online or part-time, allowing you the flexibility to undertake this degree around your busy lifestyle.

Note

Note: External students have mandatory residential school requirements within the program.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.

Recommended study
One of Biology, Chemistry or Science in Practice, or equivalent
Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)

OP/Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of OP/Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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Highest OP/Rank to receive an offer

Median OP/Rank to receive an offer

Lowest OP/Rank to receive an offer

OP/Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

OP/Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

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Notes

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

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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No reportable data.

Career opportunities

Graduates may have employment opportunities as a university and secondary school science laboratory technician or technical assistant in a public or private research laboratory. You will have contemporary laboratory skills to assist in roles in both research and teaching laboratories.

Course Code
906931
Start Date

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Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Associate Degree
Study Area
Health
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

2 years Full time or 4 years Part time

Location
Darling Downs & South West QLD
 
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