Develop your understanding of the breadth and depth of modern biomedical science from leading researchers in this area. Access the latest knowledge of biomedical science developments and put this theory into practice through structured research projects. Focus on the human body at the molecular, cellular and whole body levels, and the disciplines of anatomy, biochemistry and cell biology, physiology, developmental biology, microbiology, pharmacology and neuroscience. You’ll learn the scientific process through activities ranging from experimental design and hands-on experiments to computer modelling. Develop your critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills to be well equipped for a rewarding career in a range of industries. For more information, visit Bachelor of Biomedical Science at UQ.
Use this program as a pathway to study medicine or allied health programs.
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English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C)
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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.
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Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
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Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Work in hospital and diagnostic clinical laboratories, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies; undertake laboratory work in molecular and cellular biology; contribute to health policy and communication programs; and teach in secondary schools or other educational institutions (when combined with a teaching qualification).
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time