Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Accelerated) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Accelerated)

Fast-track your biomedical science studies with this accelerated degree.

This accelerated degree has been specially designed to prepare you for postgraduate studies in medicine. You will complete a full Bachelor of Biomedical Science in just two years, including specialist courses in Medical Science to develop the knowledge and skills you need to successfully sit the Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT).

In this degree you will:

Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 013221
  • Moreton Bay From 2021
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 94.00 OP - 4 Rank - 94
USC program code
Semester 1 only
2 years full time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English, Maths and at least one of the sciences, preferably Chemistry
Other requirements
Completion of Year 12 no more than two (2) years before admission.
Total courses
Total units
Not available to international students on a Student visa.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of how the human body works, and what happens when diseases, infections and clinical disorders occur.
  • Study cell biology, biogenetics, chemistry, human physiology and anatomy, science research methods, and communication.
  • Link with industry and develop practical skills through special research projects and clinical work placements in areas such as hospitals, clinical trial centres, pharmaceutical companies and medical research institutes.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills you need to work in applied biomedical industries and medical research, and build a strong base for postgraduate studies in medicine, dentistry, medical imaging or pharmacy.
Special selection criteria

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Accelerated) is restricted to high-achieving secondary school students who have completed Year 12 no more than two (2) years before admission. To be eligible for this program, you must not have previously attempted any post-secondary study at diploma level or higher since completing Year 12.

Career opportunities:
  • Biomedical scientist
  • Biomedical researcher or educator
  • Clinical embryologist
  • Clinical trial coordinator
  • Cardiac, respiratory or sleep diagnostic technician
  • Biotechnologist
  • Medical microbiologist
  • Disease control officer
  • Scientific writer or publisher

Graduates are eligible to become members of:

  • Australian Society for Biotechnology
  • Australian Society for Immunology
  • Australian Society for Microbiology
  • Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
  • Australian Physiological Society

What will I study?

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