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La Trobe University

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Bachelor of Biomedicine

  • Bachelor

Biomedicine combines the fields of biology and medicine.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 - 6 years full-time
Course Code
SBMD, 095556M
Study Mode
In person

About this course

Biomedicine combines the fields of biology and medicine. A degree in biomedicine provides diverse career opportunities in areas including biotechnology, medical research and the pharmaceutical industry, while also providing a pathway to graduate entry allied health courses, such as physiotherapy and speech pathology, and medicine or dentistry. In this course you'll gain the skills you need to understand human biology and make a difference to human health through a variety of career paths. You'll learn about the human body, its structure and function, and how diseases manifest. You'll explore the underlying molecular basis of illnesses such as Alzheimer's disease, malaria and cancer. You'll learn how to undertake and apply biomedical research, develop real-world practical skills, and learn how to meaningfully convey scientific and biomedical science information. Biomedicine includes aspects of anatomy, biochemistry, microbiology, pharmacology, genetics, immunology, cell and molecular biology, physiology and neuroscience. Course electives allow you to design your course to specialize in any of these areas, providing the opportunity to broaden your career prospects. Student exchange and overseas short programs offer a unique opportunity for a meaningful learning and educational experience abroad.   La Trobe University encourages all students to make the world their campus by participating in an exchange or overseas short program that fits within your degree structure.   Student exchange and overseas short programs may also be eligible for a mobility grant.

Entry requirements

Science and psychology courses

Study locations

Bundoora

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Engineering courses at La Trobe University.
72.2%
Overall satisfaction
75%
Skill scale
61.1%
Teaching scale
88.9%
Employed full-time
$63.2k
Average salary