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Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Accelerated)
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

This program is especially designed to prepare you for postgraduate studies in medicine. You will complete a full bachelor degree in just two years, including specialist courses in Medical Science, developing knowledge and skills you need to successfully sit the Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT).

In this program you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the human body, and what happens when diseases, infections and clinical disorders occur. You’ll study cell biology, biogenetics, chemistry, human
physiology and anatomy, science research methods, and communication. You will develop practical skills through projects and placements with hospitals, clinical trial centres, pharmaceutical companies and research institutes. You’ll also develop knowledge and skills to work in applied biomedical industries and medical research. For more information, visit Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Accelerated) at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

This program includes placements in settings that may require COVID-19 vaccination with limited placements in settings that do not require full vaccination. To complete this program you may need to enrol in Session 8 (Summer session) of the second year of your study. Grades for Session 8 are released in February of the following year.

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years; Current or Recent Year 12 with no previous attempt at tertiary study

Additional entry requirements

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Accelerated) is restricted to high-achieving secondary school students who have completed Year 12 no more than two (2) years before admission. To be eligible for this program, you must not have previously attempted any post-secondary study at diploma level or higher since completing Year 12.

Recommended study
English; General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics; at least one of the sciences (preferably Chemistry)
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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

99.60

95.70

89.25

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

97.90

91.25

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, 2023

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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

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N/P#

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21

Percentage of all students

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0.0%

N/P#

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100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Biomedical researcher, clinical technician (cardiac, sleep, respiratory diagnostics), clinical trials manager, microbiologist.

Membership

Australian Society for Biotechnology; Australian Society for Immunology; Australian Society for Microbiology; Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Australian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists; Australian Physiological Society.

Course Code
013221
Start Date
Offer rounds

15 Jan 2024

Fee
CSP/$13632 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

2 years Full time

Location
Sunshine Coast
 
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