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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

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
Biology or Chemistry
Assumed knowledge

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

ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2021

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

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ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

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ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

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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, 2021

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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

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Notes

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

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

Offer rounds
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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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