Associate Degree of Biomedical Sciences
University of Southern Queensland - External

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. For more information, visit Associate Degree of Biomedical Sciences at UniSQ.

Note

External students have mandatory residential school requirements within the program. This program has courses with Residential schools. To find out more about Residential schools, visit the Residential School Schedule at https://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/academic/residential-schools to view specific dates for your degree, or visit the Policy and Procedure Library at https://policy.usq.edu.au/.

Admissions Criteria

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

Recommended study
Biology or Chemistry
Assumed knowledge

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

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

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, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

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
906935
Start Date


Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
9 Jan 2025
23 Apr 2025

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

2 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Darling Downs & South West QLD