Course Description

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) is designed to provide a strong and practical foundation for research and professional employment. You will learn to:

  • understand and apply advanced theories, concepts and techniques to recognise, and seek solutions for, scientific problems
  • demonstrate and develop independence of thought and critical analysis
  • contribute effectively to work and research groups
  • communicate at a high level in both written and oral forms.

Choose one of three award titles, depending on the area of focus of your honours research project:

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) (Nutrition Science)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) (Sport and Exercise Science)

The honours qualification opens a direct pathway into the Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Philosophy, and enhances professional career progressions in a variety of areas.


1 year full time,

Starting dates


Graduate Rating

Graduates of Engineering undergraduate courses at QUT (Queensland University of Technology) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 48.4% (national average 48.3%)
Improved skills: 86.8% (national average 83.1%)
Overall satisfaction: 77.3% (national average 74.4%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Engineering undergraduate courses at QUT (Queensland University of Technology) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 74.6% (national average 76.8%)
Studying full time: 7.7% (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

CRICOS Code: 075798C
QUT (Queensland University of Technology) Code: HL53

Entry Requirements

Academic entry requirements

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree in a discipline within science, information technology, engineering, mathematics, agriculture science, veterinary science or health and obtained a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0 on QUT's 7-point scale, and

  • An application must be made within 18 months of completing the bachelor degree, and

  • Admission requires a suitable project and supervisor availability. You must provide your proposed research topic and supervisor name with your application form.