What will I learn?
Biomedical science helps society through applying new scientific knowledge to medicine and healthcare. In this degree, you will gain an understanding of health and the methods for diagnosing and treating disease.
You will receive excellent training for entry into the Doctor of Medicine (5099)*. You will develop knowledge and skills in the biological sciences and clinical sciences and understand how they can be applied to medicine, biomedical research and healthcare services.
In your first year, you will be introduced to the basic sciences underpinning biomedical science. In your second and third years, you will explore more advanced aspects of the biomedical and clinical sciences, including genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, anatomy, physiology, immunology, microbiology, infectious disease, pharmacology and neuroscience. You will learn through hands-on, laboratory-based training in the biomedical sciences.
* The Doctor of Medicine is an AQF Level 9 Masters Extended degree.
My career opportunities
You will be prepared for work in hospitals, health departments, medical research institutes, university and government research organisations, and in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic, biotechnology and other health-related industries.
As a graduate, you may also choose to pursue further study. You will be well placed to apply for our graduate entry medical degree, the Doctor of Medicine, or may choose to continue with postgraduate research or coursework study.
Which department am I in? School of Medical Science
English Language Requirements accepted: A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0; an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19); a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL; or no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only);or Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Minimum grade of C on the or a Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Minimum grade of C on the or Pearson Test of English (Academic): Overall score of 58 with no score less than 50.
Austria: Student must have Austrian Maturity Certificate with Grade average of 2.4 in the final year results.
India: Student must have All India Senior School Certificate or Comparable Qualification (awarded by CBSE or CISCE) with overall grade average of 77% in the best 4 subjects.
Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Australia.
English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:
A minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
OR a minimum grade of C on the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
OR a minimum grade of C on the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Durham College
Open Universities Australia
A$30,000.00 (US$ 23,466) per year
26 February 2018, 9 July 2018
Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Parklands Drive, GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY, Queensland, 4222, GOLD COAST, Australia