The Bachelor of Biomedical Science is a new and exciting undergraduate degree that is designed to meet growing global demand for graduates with health expertise. You can specialize in one or two of the 13 majors available in this degree, or combine a Biomedical Science major with a major from Arts, Commerce or Science, in line with your unique interests and career goals. As a Biomedical Science student, you'll be taught by world-class researchers in cutting-edge laboratories and tutorial rooms both at UWA's main campus and at Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) hospital campus. As a graduate of this course, you may pursue a career or further study in areas as diverse as clinical practice, medical technology, medical research or public health.

About the course

Are you interested in advancing health outcomes in your community? The Bachelor of Biomedical Science is a practical degree which equips students with the essential knowledge and skills to impact the health of people and populations. You'll first gain a sound understanding of how the human body functions in healthy and diseased states, barriers to health care and methods for treatment. This degree could lead you to a career in designing medicines to alleviate symptoms or vaccines to prevent diseases, or impacting public health policy.

Available majors:

  • Aboriginal Health and wellbeing
  • Anatomy and Human Biology
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Exercise and Health
  • Genetics
  • Humanities in Health and Medicine
  • Medical Sciences
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Neuroscience
  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Population Health
  • Science Communication

Degree structure

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science offers 14 majors. You can choose one or two majors within the Bachelor of Biomedical Science or select your second major from those available in the Bachelor of Commerce, Science or Arts degrees, giving you the opportunity to pursue your unique interests and career goals.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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Last updated December 19, 2018
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