The Bachelor of Biomedical Science from the Australian Catholic University aims to prepare ethical graduates with a concern for the common good, to apply a broad and coherent body of knowledge to undertake professional work in a range of biomedical science contexts, for example in the pharmaceutical and medical technology industries.
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.
The course also aims to provide a pathway for postgraduate studies in health disciplines such as physiotherapy, medicine, dentistry and public health for students who wish to pursue a clinical career. Bachelor degree graduates may be eligible to progress to Honours study. A degree in Biomedical Science from the Australian Catholic University will train students in the core areas of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, immunology and microbiology. Students will be introduced to each of these disciplines via core units and expected to undertake detailed study in at least one discipline, through utilization of elective units. The course also aims to provide a pathway for postgraduate studies in health disciplines such as physiotherapy, medicine, dentistry and public health. Students will learn how the human body functions, what causes disease and how disease is treated. I want to find another Bachelor Course A sound theoretical base encompassing the core Biomedical Science areas will be complemented by lab experience and industry practice. Students will utilise Australian Catholic University's cutting-edge wet and dry laboratories on all campuses, and the anatomy laboratories in Brisbane and Sydney. Career Paths Examples include entry level roles in pharmaceutical and medical technology industries; with further workplace training and experience this degree may lead to roles in marketing, medical, legal, research and quality assurance. Graduates might work in research roles in Universities, hospitals or the public health sector. Graduates could pursue careers in science communication, or may undertake further study in post graduate health programs or research.
Programme Structure Courses Included: Cells and Tissues the Fabric of Life Human Body in Health and Disease 1 Human Body in Health and Disease 2 Pharmacology 1 Theory and Practice of Science Numerical Reasoning Research and Experimental Design Communicating Ideas in Science Introductory Biostatistics (Inc: STAT104 Introduction to Data Analysis) Industry Immersion 1 Industry Immersion 2 Foundations of Chemistry Biochemistry Healthcare Ethics OR Issues in Bioethics Community Engagement Epidemiology
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Applicants require the equivalent of Australian High School completion including studies in Math, plus an overall academic IELTS score of 6.5 with an individual score of 6.0 for all tests. Recognised international high school qualification English language proficiency.