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When you study the Bachelor of Biomedical Science, you will develop the knowledge and skills to impact the global advancement of medical research practice and policy. With three unique pathways, your degree can be tailored to your career aspirations. As a medical researcher, you can build a fascinating career in scientific research, helping to develop life-saving advancements against disease. Contribute to science and innovation in education, industry or commerce using groundbreaking medical innovations to solve real-world problems. Gain a solid foundation for your career as a health practitioner with enhanced research capability.
Areas of study: Anatomy, bioinformatics, cell and molecular biology, experimental design and analysis, genetics and immunology, medical biochemistry, microbiology, neuroscience, nutritional science, pathophysiology, pharmacology, physiology.
Career opportunities: Biotechnologist, clinical research coordinator, geneticist, pharmaceutical scientist, reproductive medicine/IVF specialist, science educator.Graduates from the Bachelor of Biomedical Science can complete further studies in health and medicine, or work in a variety of industries including allied health, pharmaceutical, biotechnology industries, research or academia.
Practical experience: Hone your skills using the highest quality equipment in our purpose-built $17.3 million multi-storey medical sciences precinct, including innovative laboratories. We also offer hands-on experience in industry environments.
Honours: Available as an additional year (or part-time eqv) to students based on merit.
Fees and charges: Refer to University of Newcastle current fee information.
Assumed knowledge: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics Advanced.
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