Course Description

Provides the knowledge, skills and attributes required to prepare graduates for the field of biomedical science.The course covers the theory, practical experience and knowledge necessary for graduates to gain employment in the biomedical professions. Included in the course are studies in anatomy, physiology, microbiology, immunology, pharmacology and biomedical ethics. Graduates can continue on to specialise in one of these laboratory disciplines: medical microbiology, clinical chemistry, transfusion science, haematology, histopathology, cytology, virology, immunology, medicine.

Duration

3 years full time, 6 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 82.4% (national average 67.0%)
Improved skills: 89.4% (national average 85.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 82.4% (national average 83.7%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Edith Cowan University (ECU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 40.7% (national average 57.2%)
Studying full time: 34.8% (national average 45.2%)
Median full time salary: (national average $55,300)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Edith Cowan University (ECU) Code: K05

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