Redefine your potential

Does the science behind what creates, sustains and threatens people’s lives intrigue you? Whether you want to pursue a career in medicine, professional health, biomedical research or another pursuit – a Bachelor of Biomedicine can take you there.

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Watch an overview session for the Bachelor of Biomedicine. Find out about the course structure, majors and specialisations, careers, entry requirements and plenty more

Where can biomedicine take you?

Your career pathways are endless as a graduate of the Bachelor of Biomedicine. Over three years, you’ll cover extensive core subjects across a broad range of professional health pathways. This includes everything from anatomy and physiology to clinical study areas (Biomedicine: Molecules to Malady) or population heath (Frontiers in Biomedicine). Our program prepares you for a range of health-related graduate programs, specialised graduate research and a career contributing to the advancement of human health.

As a graduate you could choose to pursue the Doctor of Medicine; or begin your career in genetics, human nutrition or biotechnology.

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Entry requirements


These are the subjects (with minimum scores) you must have completed to be eligible for entry to this course. For most applicants this will be done by with the relevant Australian Year 12 subject.

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English/English Language/Literature or at least 30 in EAL, and at least 25 in Chemistry and in Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics.

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Get a taste of the Bachelor of Biomedicine

With the survival of our cells being essential to the survival of our bodies, it pays to keep them happy. Find out how from, Dr Charles Sevigny in this bite-sized lecture.

Get to know our current students

Meet our students and learn more about their university experience from their favourite subjects to their involvement in student societies.

Meet Bachelor of Biomedicine student, Allen Xiao

“I enjoy the breadth and depth of content we are exposed to through the Bachelor of Biomedicine - particularly due to their clinical relevance to our future careers. The choice of electives available in second year has been a highlight for me, as well as the anatomical dissections in the Human Structure and Function subject," says Allen.
"Throughout my studies I've also found being involved in student societies immensely enjoyable. Through the Biomedicine Students' Society I’ve meet an amazing, diverse group of friends and developed my leadership skills.”

Meet Bachelor of Biomedicine (Cell and Developmental Biology) student, Joanne Liu

“The highlight of the course would definitely be the hands-on practicals, involving plastinated structures and cadavers," says Joanne.
"I’ve also had the opportunity to be part of the Biomedicine Students’ Society, where I've met so many amazing individuals, many of whom have become extremely close friends, and potentially even colleagues later in my career.”

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