Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science) (50110)

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Course type
undergraduate bachelor's degree
not available to first-year commencing students (The University reserves the right to offer a commencing student who is eligible for advanced standing a place in this course.)
Intake periods
not open for general admission in 2015. Students with a relevant tertiary background may be offered admission to the program at the discretion of the Faculty of Science.
Admission requirements
Standard UWA requirements for entry to a bachelor's degree course. See 'Undergraduate admission' and the 'Student Rules'. Prerequisite: a scaled score of at least 50 per cent in WACE Mathematics 3C/3D or a TEE mathematics subject; those students with a pass in only WACE Mathematics 2C/2D or WACE Mathematics 3A/3B or TEE Discrete Mathematics (or equivalent) are required to undertake units in mathematics and/or statistics at Level 1, as specified under Science Rule A background in biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics would be useful.
Administered by
Faculty of Science
Jointly with
PSB Academy, Singapore

Course details

Credit points required
About this course
This program spans the scientific disciplines that underpin modern medicine. Level 1 units in biology, chemistry and mathematics lead to three cross-disciplinary major programs, drawing on areas such as human biology, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, molecular biology, pathology, pharmacology and physiology. Practical work is a very significant part of the course.
Normally 48 points at each level (1 to 3)
Available to international students
Attendance type
full-time only
Delivery mode
Standard full-time completion
4 years
Locations offered
Singapore (selected programs)
Domestic fee type
not applicable
Honours available
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Enquiries and course advice

Course advice
Science Student Office
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