This course 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.
For students studying online, there are several compulsory residential schools to attend.
Biotechnology; clinical physiology; nutrition.
All majors are available to study on campus in Rockhampton or via online study. In Bundaberg, only the Clinical Physiology major is available to study on campus.
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.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and for this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.
Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years
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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
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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<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
Graduates can seek employment as health professionals in clinical measurement, biotechnology or nutritional areas.
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).
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time