Bachelor of Biomedical ScienceBachelors Degree
The Bachelor of Biomedical Science provides a scientific understanding of the structure and function of the human body and the interrelationships between health and disease. Students will develop problem solving skills and learn how to apply those skills to biomedical science.
|Graduate Attribute||Course Learning Outcome|
Demonstrate an advanced understanding of a range of technical and conceptual approaches used in the biomedical sciences.
Exercise critical reasoning and problem solving skills in a biomedical context.
Demonstrate the ability to accurately and critically evaluate scientific work.
Demonstrate innovative responses and solutions to challenges in the biomedical sciences.
Demonstrate the highest standards of ethics in research and in interactions with colleagues and the public.
|Knowledge of a discipline|
Demonstrate substantial and current knowledge of broad areas in basic biomedical sciences.
Acknowledge responsibility for independent and self-directed learning and reflective practice.
Demonstrate the ability, and acknowledge responsibility, for maintaining and advancing knowledge in the biomedical sciences.
|Communication and social skills|
Communicate concisely and appropriately in a biomedical science setting.
Demonstrate the ability to work with efficiency and precision as part of a team of biomedical scientists.
Apply and integrate an understanding of social, Indigenous and cultural diversity and respect for the identity of all people.
The course structure includes 300 hours of professional placement for students to gain workplace experience in health and research facilities, such as pathology labs or medical research labs.
Professional experience placements require students to fulfil certain pre-requisites prior to attending placement. Prior to applying for this course, please consider the important information regarding these requirements at scu.edu.au/healthplacements
This course enables students to gain knowledge and understanding of human health and the connection between disease processes and scientific laboratory investigations. Units include biochemistry, human physiology, anatomy, immunology, neuroscience, microbiology, clinical bacteriology, health law and ethics, research methods, and other areas relevant to biomedical science.
|Location||Teaching period||UAC code||QTAC code|
|Gold Coast||Session 1 , Session 3||335165||059661|
We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.
Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.
To be eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Biomedical Science a candidate shall successfully complete the equivalent of twenty four (24) units (or 288 credit points) comprising all units listed in the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules.
Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.
Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Level of learning||Notes|
|CHE10700||Chemistry for Health Sciences||Introductory|
|BHS10581||Psychology and Sociology for Health Sciences||Introductory|
|SCI10002||Science in Society||Introductory|
|PHY71030||Introductory Physics and Maths for Health Sciences||Introductory|
|CMM72015||Health Law and Ethics||Intermediate|
|SCI73020||Professional Experience in the Biomedical Setting||Advanced||Note 1|
|SCI10473||Histology and Embryology||Intermediate|
|BIO73060||Virology and Parasitology||Advanced|
|Plus one of|
|MWF10663||Research and Evidence Based Practice||Intermediate|
|MAT00330||Research and Analysis in Health||Introductory|
|Plus one of|