Bachelor of Biomedical Science

RMIT University

Program Description

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

RMIT University

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

This flexible program allows you to select specialist electives in your final year on topics like cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, physiology and anatomy, pathology and microbiology.

Our program emphasises vocational skills, and we use the latest technology in modern, well-equipped laboratories. You'll have access to excellent online and support facilities.

Program structure

You'll be able to choose electives to suit your interests. All areas provide a strong foundation for progression into research and other health-related careers.

Year 1

You'll cover chemistry, human biology, cell biology, genetics, microbiology, immunology, and statistics.

Year 2

You'll study biochemistry, human physiology, cell biology and anatomy. Depending on your area of specialisation, you may choose electives in microbiology or pathology.

Year 3

You have a choice of studying molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, anatomy, advanced physiology, pathology or microbiology. You'll also undertake a short research project or work experience placement.

Program entry requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 65%.

Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.


Chemistry and 1 of Mathematics or Physics.

English language requirements

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • Academic IELTS (minimum scores) overall band of 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0
  • TOEFL (Paper-based): minimum score of 580 (with a Test of Written English (TWE) score of 4.5)
  • TOEFL (Internet-based): minimum score of 92 with a minimum of 20 in each section
  • Cambridge English (Advanced CAE): CAE Grade B
  • Pearson: Minimum score of 58 (no band less than 50).
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Jan. 2017
3 years
Full time
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Victoria
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