Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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3 years full time, 6 years part time
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Laboratory Technician | Medical Researcher | Biotechnologist | Audiologist
Rather work in a lab than in an office? Does the human body fascinate you? If you've got a science sensibility and are interested in health and medicine, this Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science) course led by Edith Cowen University is for you!
You'll get to choose from five majors – Applied Chemistry, Data Science, Forensic Science, Human Biology and Human Genetics – each one allowing you to develop your own interests and direction for your future career in biomedical science. You'll study anatomy, physiology, microbiology, immunology, pharmacology and biomedical ethics.
Edith Cowan University's Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science) is theoretical and practical, preparing you for biomedical professions in both the public and professional spaces.
A Biomedical Science degree will equip you for career pathways in the realm of science and medicine, including management, research, education and specialised laboratory work – the choice is yours.
You may be eligible to apply for this course at ECU if you meet the following requirements:
Please note that School Leaver applicants will require completion of WACE or equivalent. If none of the above applies to you, but you have work and life experience, you may be eligible to apply via ECU's Experience-Based Entry Scheme.
Special Admissions Requirements: Please note that one or more of the majors of this course have admission requirements.
In this science course, the subjects you may study include:
Applied Chemistry Major may include:
Data Science Major may include:
Forensic Science Major may include:
Human Biology Major may include:
Human Genetics Major may include:
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon the completion of this course you'll have a Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science) from Edith Cowan University.
You'll be prepared to take on a range of biomedical professions in both public and professional spaces, including management, research and education.
Graduates can also choose to continue on with specialised laboratory disciplines including: medical microbiology, clinical chemistry, transfusion science, haematology, histopathology, cytology, virology, immunology, and medicine.
Wondering where a career in science could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Tuition fees change from year to year. Financial assistance may be available, including scholarships and HECS-HELP Loan. Enquire now to find out more and see if you're eligible.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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