Course Description

Biomedical science helps society through applying new scientific knowledge to medicine and healthcare. In this degree, you will gain an understanding of health and the methods for diagnosing and treating disease.

You will receive excellent training for entry into the Doctor of Medicine (5099)*. You will develop knowledge and skills in the biological sciences and clinical sciences and understand how they can be applied to medicine, biomedical research and healthcare services.

In your first year, you will be introduced to the basic sciences underpinning biomedical science. In your second and third years, you will explore more advanced aspects of the biomedical and clinical sciences, including genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, anatomy, physiology, immunology, microbiology, infectious disease, pharmacology and neuroscience. You will learn through hands-on, laboratory-based training in the biomedical sciences.

* The Doctor of Medicine is an AQF Level 9 Masters Extended degree.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $9,185 total course cost.

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Engineering undergraduate courses at Griffith University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 47.1% (national average 48.3%)
Improved skills: 82.5% (national average 83.1%)
Overall satisfaction: 66.8% (national average 74.4%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Engineering undergraduate courses at Griffith University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 66.6% (national average 76.8%)
Studying full time: 8.8% (national average 13.7%)
Median full time salary: $60,000 (national average $63,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Griffith University Code: 1094

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