Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)

Program code

1358

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time
equivalent offered over 3 years

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$32,500.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Entry requirements

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

066783G

Offered in

Trimester 1

Prerequisites

  • English

Assumed knowledge

  • Maths B
  • One of Biology, Chemistry or Physics

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 (Honours) [BBiomedSc(Hons)], you must successfully complete 320 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 50 credit points for the dissertation;
  • 20 credit points of listed electives;
  • 10 credit points of free-choice electives.

For International students required to undertake the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) [BBiomedSc(Hons)], you must successfully complete 320 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 10 credit points for the English Language Enhancement course (5902LHS);
  • 50 credit points for the dissertation;
  • 10 credit points of listed electives;
  • 10 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.

Honours

Classification of Honours

This degree with Honours may be awarded in the following classes:

  • Class I Honours
  • Class IIA Honours
  • Class IIB Honours
  • Class III Honours

The class of Honours to be awarded to each student in this degree will be determined on the basis of the GPA achieved for the 80 credit points of nominated courses and a minimum percentage for the Dissertation as outlined in the Calculation of Honours Classification section of the Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy.

The 80 credit points of nominated courses are as follows:

Students who do not achieve the standard necessary to be awarded Class III Honours will be required to transfer to the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (1094) to be awarded the degree without Honours.

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 8 - Bachelor Honours Degree.

English Language Enhancement

All undergraduate International students are required to complete an English Language Enhancement (ELE) course unless specific criteria are met as specified in Section 1.2 of the Bachelor Degree Policy - Schedule 1: Requirement to Complete the English Language Enhancement Course.

The following course must be completed in the first trimester of study:

Advice regarding the requirement to complete the ELE course is available via the myGriffith portal (in the To Do List).

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.