Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Program code

1094

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$9,359.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

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Entry requirements

9

OP 2019

81

Rank 2019 (more)

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

  • Maths B (4SA)
  • One of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (4SA)

OP 1-6 Guarantee

If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For Domestic and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of Biomedical Science (BBiomedSc), you must successfully complete 240 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 50 credit points of listed electives;
  • 20 credit points of free-choice electives.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 100 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

Domestic students enrolled in this program whose first language is not English may complete the following English Language Enhancement (ELE) course as an elective.

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Note: Students must check the prerequisite and incompatible requirements before selecting any course within this program.

Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1001MSC Chemistry of Biological Systems I  10
Tri 2,3 1205MED Health Challenges for the 21st Century  10
OR
Tri 2 5902LHS Language and Communication for Health (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 1014MSC Cells, Tissues and Regulation  10
Tri 2 1016MSC Anatomy and Physiology Systems I  10
Tri 3 1005MSC Genes and Disease  10
Tri 3 1015MSC Chemistry of Biological Systems II  10
Tri 3 1017MSC Anatomy and Physiology Systems II  10
Tri 3 1002MSC Introduction to Biomedical Data Analysis  10

Note 1: Students required to complete the English Language Enhancement course must complete 5902LHS in their first trimester of study in place of 1205MED and complete 1205MED in Year 2/Trimester 2 in place of a free-choice elective.

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2012AHS Integrated Systems Physiology  10
Tri 1 2008MSC Structural Biochemistry  10
Tri 1 2000MSC Molecular Genetics  10
Tri 1 2014MSC Organic Chemistry  10
Tri 2 2007MSC Microbiology  10
OR
Tri 2 2003MSC Fundamentals of Microbiology  10
Tri 2 2020MSC Neurobiology  10
Tri 2 2011MSC Metabolism  10
Tri 2   Free-choice elective  10
OR
Tri 2,3 1205MED Health Challenges for the 21st Century  10

Note 1: Students required to complete the English Language Enhancement course must complete 1205MED in Year 2/Trimester 2 in place of a free-choice elective.

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3016MSC Macromolecular and Cellular Biochemistry  10
Tri 2 3022MSC Molecular Medicine  10
Tri 1,2   Listed electives  50
Tri 1,2   Free-choice electives  10


Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3004MSC Immunology  10
Tri 1 3014MSC Molecular Biology  10
Tri 2 3002MSC Pharmacology  10
Tri 2 3010MSC Advanced Anatomy and Physiology  10
Tri 2 3013MSC Infectious Disease  10
Tri 2 2002MSC Pathophysiology  10
Tri 2,3 2004MSC Pathology Techniques  10

You may select free-choice electives from the list below or any Undergraduate free-choice elective offered across the University provided prerequisites are met. If you require guidance please liaise with your Program Director.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1003MSC Introduction to Clinical Pathology (not offered from 2020) 10
Tri 1 2210AHS Nutrition  10
Tri 1 3006MSC Clinical Microbiology  10
Tri 1 3007MSC Histology  10
Tri 1 3121MED First Peoples Health and Practice  10
Tri 1 3020MSC Molecular Diagnostics  10
Tri 1 2006AHS Neural Basis of Movement  10
Tri 1 3105NSC Advanced Organic Chemistry  10
Tri 1 5338LAW Law and Synthetic Biology  10
Tri 1,2 3003MSC Research Project  10
Tri 1,3 1001PSY Introduction to Psychology 1  10
Tri 1,3 2805NRS Legal and Ethical Principles in Healthcare  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 2043MKT Entrepreneurship and New Business Ventures (Tri 1: NA,OL; Tri 2: SB,GC; Tri 3: NA,GC) 10
Tri 2 2009MSC Haematology I  10
Tri 2 3929NRS Introduction to Sexual Health and STI  10
Tri 2 3205MED Healthcare Systems  10
Tri 2 3002LFC Community Internship  10
Tri 2 3014NSC Advanced Physiology  10
Tri 2 3012MSC Clinical Biochemistry  10
Tri 2 3008MSC Histopathology  10
Tri 2 3205MED Healthcare Systems  10
Tri 2 2018NSC Biosciences Laboratory Skills  10
Tri 2,3 1002PSY Introduction to Psychology 2  10
Tri 2,3 3029MKT Self-Marketing  10
Tri 3 3001MSC Science of Infection Control  10
Tri 3 3025MSC Essential Skills for the New Health Professional  10