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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Extend your knowledge in Biomedical Science through an independent research project and open doors to further study options as you prepare yourself for a career at the forefront of modern healthcare.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
1 year full-time
Course Code
2423, 095077D
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$43,504 per year / $43,504 total

About this course

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) program provides you with the opportunity to pursue an independent research project in the biomedical sciences in an area of interest under the supervision of an academic staff member.

You'll develop outstanding quantitative, problem-solving and research skills which will enable you to proceed to a higher degree or work without close supervision in a research environment in the public and private sectors.

The honours program follows on from the Bachelor of Biomedical Science. Through the additional study and research, you'll be able to further develop your knowledge and practical experience in your preferred topics, including molecular biology, pharmacology, neuroscience, immunology and infectious diseases, physiology, human genetics and developmental biology.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Complete an independent research project of your area of interest to extend your skills.
  • Research your project under the supervision of an academic staff member.
  • Study over an additional year or part-time equivalent and unlock further study options.

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Biomedical engineer
  • Prosthetic/orthotic technician
  • Medical device engineer
  • IVF scientist
  • Embryologist
  • Medical laboratory scientist