Australian Catholic University
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The Bachelor of Biomedical Science will prepare graduates with an understanding of the cause, nature, progression, consequences, and diagnosis of disease, and will explore research aimed at disease prevention and treatment. Students will gain hands-on laboratory experience in anatomy, biochemistry, cell biology, chemistry, genetics, immunology and microbiology whilst developing a thorough understanding of the natural sciences from biology/physiology through to clinical medicine. Students can choose from a major in physiological pharmacology or minor in pharmacology. Students will gain entry level skills in data management and analysis. In the age of “big data”, graduates with the ability to make sense of large data sets, to find and present patterns to others in an intelligible way, will be highly sought after in a range of industries.
Entry-level roles in pharmaceutical and medical technology industries; science communication, marketing, medical, legal, research and quality assurance, research roles in universities, hospitals or the public health sector.
Two units of workplace learning with an external organisation. Before students begin professional experience for this course, they should review the mandatory state or territory legal and industry policy requirements. An overview of these requirements can be found via the ACU Work Integrated Learning Search tool.
Available as an additional year to meritorious students who wish to undertake research training to make a contribution to scholarship within biomedical science.
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English Standard (Band 3) or English as an Additional Language or Dialect (Band 4), any 2 units of mathematics (Band 2).
Inherent requirements: Students must meet essential components of this course (capabilities, knowledge, skills) to achieve the course learning outcomes.
Also refer to the ACU general admission criteria.
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