University of New England

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

University of New England
Institution rating
4.4
Duration
From 3 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Online, On-campus
Next start date
June

Why study this course

  • Develop foundational knowledge of biomedical science and understand how human biology and health are connected
  • Learn how the human body works and gain in-depth knowledge of the methods and techniques used to diagnose, analyse and treat disease
  • This course can be used as a pathway to a range of postgraduate courses in health or medical sciences

Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) are available. Quotas apply.

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 12 within the last two years; OR
  • Previous higher education study in an undergraduate certificate, diploma, advanced diploma/associate degree, bachelor degree or postgraduate degree with an appropriate Grade Point Average (GPA); OR
  • Successful completion of a vocational qualification such as a Certificate IV; OR
  • At least one year of paid professional experience; OR
  • Mature age special entry OR completion of the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Armidale
Online study also available

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

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about your study options.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • Introductory molecular biology and biochemistry
  • Clinical biochemistry and cell biology
  • Chemistry
  • Introductory genetics
  • Molecular laboratory skills for life sciences
  • Clinical microbiology and virology
  • Quantitative skills with applications
  • Calculus and linear algebra
  • Introductory human physiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Immunology and haematology

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

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

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with University of New England or visit their 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, University of New England 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.


Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Student ratings of University of New England courses

University of New England
4.4
(260 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
93%
Percentage of students that would recommend this course to a friend, relative or colleague
91%

Current and industry-relevant content
4.4
Course content compared to what was expected
4.4
Balance between theory and practical work
4.1
Quality of teachers and academic support
4.4
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.4
Assistance to help you find a job
3.4
Quality of online study portal
4.5
Transparency of course fees
4.5

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Support and delivery

When you study with UNE you will have access to:

  • Options to study on-campus or online
  • A personal and flexible learning approach
  • Academic staff who are passionate about what they teach
  • A free and confidential UNE counselling service
  • UNE Safety Shuttle bus which runs all year round, picking up students from various points on campus and transporting them safely to a location within the town boundary via the residential colleges

Why study with University of New England?

  • UNE is Australia's oldest regional university
  • UNE have been helping students study from home for more than 70 years, longer than any other university in Australia
  • Access course content when and where it suits you
  • UNE have been awarded five stars for both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching quality by the Good Universities Guide 2024, and is the only university awarded five stars for student experience 18 years in a row (2007-2024)

Find out more about this course

University of New England

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

You may wish to discuss the following with University of New England:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Bachelor of Biomedical Science

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