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La Trobe biochemistry and cell biology research rates well above world standard.*

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Choose Bachelor of Biomedicine at La Trobe

Begin your biomedicine journey and learn from experts along the way to equip yourself with the skills and experience industry is looking for. Choose from a range of course electives to design your specialisation and broaden your career prospects.

Study at La Trobe and get access to the best teaching and research facilities, like the $100 million state-of-the-art La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science (LIMS). Our strong research background ensures 82 per cent of our research is ranked world-class or above and La Trobe’s physiology, biochemistry and cell biology research rates well above world standard.*

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 also get hands-on experience with advanced biochemistry and medical science internships with our industry partners. High achieving students could be offered the opportunity to undertake Vacation Scholarships in a research laboratory.

Course electives allow you to design your course to specialise in aspects of anatomy, biochemistry, microbiology, pharmacology, genetics, immunology, cell and molecular biology, physiology and neuroscience, so you can target your career.

Career opportunities

A biomedicine degree can be a pathway into postgraduate allied health or science courses such as:

  • physiotherapy
  • speech pathology
  • audiology
  • biotechnology and bioinformatics
  • data science
  • orthoptics
  • health information management
  • prosthetics and orthotics.

Biomedicine is also a pathway into medicine and dentistry.

Graduates can go on to do a research-based honours year where you could contribute to our ground breaking medical research.

Graduates from this degree will also find themselves well positioned for a career in:

  • biomedical and health research
  • biotechnology and biomedical industries
  • education
  • hospital laboratories
  • pharmaceuticals
  • pathology

Recent graduates are employed in a range of organisations including:

  • CSL Biotherapies
  • Biomedical supply companies such as Thermoscientific Ltd
  • Victorian Cancer Biobank
  • Cosmos magazine
  • Australian Red Cross Blood Service

*Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA): National Report 2015-16

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Bachelor of Biomedicine

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
Semester 1 (February)
Campus/ATAR*:
Duration:
3 years full time (or part time equivalent)
Prerequisites:
VCE units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.
Subject bonus:
Subject Bonus: A study score of 25 in Biology, Chemistry, Maths: Mathematical Methods (any), Maths: Specialist Mathematics or Physics equals 4 aggregate points per study. A study score of 20 in any LOTE equals 4 aggregate points per study. Overall maximum of 12 points.

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Learn from the experts

La Trobe biochemistry and cell biology research rates well above world standard.*

Enquire now

Choose Bachelor of Biomedicine at La Trobe

Begin your biomedicine journey and learn from experts along the way to equip yourself with the skills and experience industry is looking for. Choose from a range of course electives to design your specialisation and broaden your career prospects.

Study at La Trobe and get access to the best teaching and research facilities, like the $100 million state-of-the-art La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science (LIMS). Our strong research background ensures 82 per cent of our research is ranked world-class or above and La Trobe’s physiology, biochemistry and cell biology research rates well above world standard.*

In this course you will gain the skills you need to understand human biology and make a difference to human health through a variety of career paths. You will also get hands-on experience with advanced biochemistry and medical science internships with our industry partners. High achieving students could be offered the opportunity to undertake Vacation Scholarships in a research laboratory.

Course electives allow you to design your course to specialise in aspects of anatomy, biochemistry, microbiology, pharmacology, genetics, immunology, cell and molecular biology, physiology and neuroscience, so you can target your career.

Career opportunities

A biomedicine degree can be a pathway into postgraduate allied health or science courses such as:

  • physiotherapy
  • speech pathology
  • audiology
  • biotechnology and bioinformatics
  • data science
  • orthoptics
  • health information management
  • prosthetics and orthotics.

Biomedicine is also a pathway into medicine and dentistry.

Graduates can go on to do a research-based honours year where you could contribute to our ground breaking medical research.

Graduates from this degree will also find themselves well positioned for a career in:

  • biomedical and health research
  • biotechnology and biomedical industries
  • education
  • hospital laboratories
  • pharmaceuticals
  • pathology

Recent graduates are employed in a range of organisations including:

  • CSL Biotherapies
  • Biomedical supply companies such as Thermoscientific Ltd
  • Cosmos magazine
  • Pathology companies including Gribbles, Dorevitch, and Melbourne Pathology
  • Australian Red Cross Blood Service

*Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA): National Report 2015-16

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Course details for international students

Bachelor of Biomedicine (095556M)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
Semester 1 (February)
Fees amount ($A):
37 000
Campus:
Melbourne
Duration:
3 years full time
English language requirements:
UG & PG (inc HDR) Option 1 - Academic 6.5, no band less than 6.0
Academic entry requirements:
VCE units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

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