RMIT University

Associate Degree in Applied Science

RMIT University
Institution rating
4.2
Duration
From 2 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
February

Why study this course

This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to enhance their employability in the biomedical industries. The associate degree has a focus on biomedical science and students will gain skills in performing confidently in biological, chemical and microbiological laboratories. The program also provides students with an alternative and practical pathway into a range of undergraduate degree programs.

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Administration Officer, Laboratory Assistant, and Laboratory Technician.

Recognition

Graduates are eligible for associate membership of the Australian Society for Microbiology and the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists.

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of a Certificate IV or higher; OR
  • Completion of at least 4 subjects at undergraduate level

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Melbourne City

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit RMIT University's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit RMIT University's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, RMIT University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

Students undertake 80 hours of professional practice where they tackle workplace project or task.

Visit RMIT University's website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Associate Degree in Applied Science have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Administration Officer
$55k3,417
Laboratory Assistant
$55k217
Laboratory Technician
$60k210
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Student ratings of RMIT University courses

RMIT University
4.2
(880 reviews)
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
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Percentage of students that felt this course had a positive impact on their career
89%
Percentage of students that would recommend this course to a friend, relative or colleague
87%

Current and industry-relevant content
4.3
Course content compared to what was expected
4.3
Balance between theory and practical work
4.2
Quality of teachers and academic support
4.2
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.2
Assistance to help you find a job
3.3
Quality of online study portal
4.1
Transparency of course fees
4.3

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Find out more about this course

Associate Degree in Applied Science

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements
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Associate Degree in Applied Science

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