Bachelor of Biomedical Science / Bachelor of Business

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This double degree program in biomedical science with business prepares graduates to work as part of multidisciplinary teams in biomedical research, development and commercialisation.

Course Fee:


International: $165,600

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed Knowledge: English (4,SA), Maths B (4,SA), and Chemistry (4,SA)

Structure:

384 credit points. Foundation studies in anatomy, pathology, physiology, biological chemistry, biomedical physics and cell biology provide a knowledge base for Years 2 and 3 when students choose to major in 1 of the following study areas: anatomical sciences, human biochemistry, human physiology, infection and immunity, and cell and molecular biology. There is the opportunity to undertake two minor areas of study and students may choose to complement scientific studies with units in exercise physiology, Indigenous issues, psychology, public health, or ethical issues related to gene technology. The Bachelor of Business component requires a total of 192 credit points as follows: Business core units (8 units - 96 credit points), Business Major (8 units - 96 credit points).

Subjects you can Study:

Accountancy; Advertising; Anatomical sciences; Cell and molecular biotechnology; Economics; Finance; Financial planning; Human biochemistry; Human physiology; Human resource management; Infection and immunity; International business; Management; Marketing; Public relations

Study Pathways:

Graduates may apply to undertake an Honours year in the Faculty of Health or the QUT Business School. Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.

Further information:

Students will also require Hepatitis B vaccination prior to commencing the laboratory components in this course. Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Rubella, Tetanus and Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations are mandatory for all students attending a Queensland Health facility for placement. Hepatitis A, Influenza and Poliomyelitis are highly recommended for all Health students. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Applicants who receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Recognition:

Depending on final year units selected: Australian Society for Medical Research; Australian and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology; Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Australian Association of Clinical Biochemists; Australian Society for Microbiology; Australian Neuroscience Society; The Endocrine Society of Australia; Society of Reproductive Biology; Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists; Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society; Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society; Business component: Students may be eligible for membership to a number of professional bodies depending on choice of major and unit selection.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Related Careers:

Biochemist, Life Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info No Full time 4 years

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession. Our courses will give you the knowledge, connections and agility to take advantage of whatever the future holds. You will gain experience in our labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with our industry partners. Our students rate the quality of their educational experience at QUT higher than the national average (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, 2016 and 2017).

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. QUT ranks first in Queensland and second nationally for student entrepreneurs (Startup Muster Report 2017).

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked 20th in the world in the top universities under 50 years (Times Higher Education Young Universities Rankings 2018). We are also ranked in the top 25 for employer-student connections (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019) and support your career preparation with workshops, careers fairs, work experience placements, and the opportunity to be matched with a career mentor in your industry.

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, and the recently expanded Creative Industries Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus. A new Education Precinct is due to open at Kelvin Grove in 2019.

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