Students who achieve a superior level of performance in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science at this university or any other degree approved by the Faculty Board will be able to undertake the Honours program which is of one year's when undertaken full-time.
A medical degree is a vocational degree, allowing you to develop the practical and clinical capabilities specific to medicine, as well as the professional and personal attributes necessary to become a doctor
Jobs directly related to your degree include:
General practice doctor
There are over 60 specialist areas of medicine; information on each can be found at NHS Health Careers.
Jobs where your degree would be useful include:
Healthcare scientist, genomics
Higher education lecturer
International aid/development worker
Mental health nurse
Research scientist (life sciences)
Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.
Program learning outcomesOn successful completion of the program students will have:Demonstrated broad coherent knowledge and an academic background appropriate for professional work. In particular, students will have demonstrated advanced and in-depth knowledge and skills in Biomedical ScienceThe ability to work independently and collaboratively to collect, analyse, interpret and organise scientific information effectivelyThe ability to identify, define and analyse problems using scientific method to form and test hypotheses; to apply statistical principles and logic; and to use appropriate tools for problem solvingReported scientific findings in written, visual and/or verbal forms and be able to communicate a convincing and reasoned scientific argument at an appropriately highly skilled levelApplied knowledge and skills to work on a scientific activity both autonomously and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment with an ability to adapt to change, including new technologies and methodsDemonstrated awareness of professional practice in relevant disciplines, including an understanding, appreciation and respect for appropriate conduct and ethical practice.
Programme Structure The Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) program is an academic extension of the Bachelor of Biomedical Science program. Students select a project from the range offered and undertake a research program specialising in a particular discipline from among the biomedical sciences.
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Applicants must have completed previous undergraduate degree studies in Biomedical Science or equivalent with a Credit Grade Point Average or higher and have permission of the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) Committee.