Bachelor of Medical Science (Specialisation)
CQUniversity - Bundaberg

Course outline

This course aims to develop your skills to apply knowledge of clinical physiology, 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.

Note

For students studying online, there are several compulsory residential schools to attend.

Majors

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.

Other requirements

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.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
General English (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C); Chemistry or Biology (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

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Graduates can seek employment as health professionals in clinical physiology, biotechnology pathology or nutritional areas.

Membership

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).

Course Code
812701
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$9888 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Wide Bay/Burnett