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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Biomedical Science

Course code: #AK1041

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Biomedical Science

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    36,200 NZD

  • Application fee

    150 NZD

  • Years of study

    3 years

  • PGWP Duration

    3 years

  • Min required GPA

    60 out of 100

optional
Workplace Experience

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 27-February-2022 27-February-2022
Winter-July 17-July-2022 17-July-2022

Overview

Bachelor of Science - Biomedical Science

Interested in emerging areas of medical and health science and how they can improve human and animal health? Study the Biomedical Science major in the Bachelor of Science.

Biomedical science and biotechnology have revolutionised research over the past decade, stimulating growth in industries like agriculture, pharmaceuticals, veterinary science and medical research. 

Biomedical science is the most rapidly developing area in biological sciences, and demand for biomedical graduates is expected to grow.

You gain an understanding of fundamental physiology and biomedical research, working with the latest laboratory techniques and equipment. AUT has specialist biomedical labs with analytical equipment not available at any other New Zealand university.

Workplace experience

In your final year you can enrol in the Research Project course (30 points) if you have at least a B grade average in 60 points at level 6. This may involve working on an industry-related project related to your major.

Smart cost estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$52,604

Total costs

yearly

$9,252

Cost of living

1 person

$7,152

Accommodation

1 bed room

$36,200

Tuition

1 person

Academic requirements

All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.

high school qualifications from different countries:

India: Indian applicants must have completed one of the following:

  • Higher Secondary School Exam or All-India Senior School Certificate with an average of 75% in the four best subjects, with a minimum of 60% in English
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC) with a minimum of 60% in English

China:

  • Senior High School graduation plus one year of successful study at bachelor's level; or
  • Senior High School graduation plus completion of a two-year diploma, with good grades, at a recognised university.
  • A Tier 1 score in the National University Entrance Examination (Gaokao) at a recognised institution

Don’t meet the entry requirements?

Consider starting with the university Certificate or Diploma in Applied Science.

Foundation programmes

If you don’t have the academic qualifications needed for direct entry into an AUT programme, you can enrol in a foundation programme.

If you successfully complete the foundation programme and the get the required grades, you are guaranteed entry into an appropriate AUT programme.

NCUK pathways

AUT has established a partnership with NCUK, enabling you to study at a NCUK Study Centre in your home country, and then come directly into your chosen AUT degree. 

  • International Foundation Year (IFY)
    The IFY can help you bridge the gap between your current qualification and university study.

Required documents

  • Birth certificate or passport
  • Marriage certificate (If required)
  • Official Transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency
  • CV/Work experience (If required)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

80
15
listening
20
writing
18
speaking
15
reading

PTE

50
42
listening
42
writing
42
speaking
42
reading

Cambridge

169
162
listening
162
writing
162
speaking
162
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

COVID-19 situation: additional English tests accepted for 2021 and 2022

  • IELTS Indicator
  • TOEFL Special At Home Edition

 

If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.

Language courses at AUT International House:

AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.

On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:

1) GIE (academic preparation and university entrance programme)

The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).

Entry requirement:

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening

2) IELTS Full-time

Entry requirement:

There is a different entry requirement for each level of the IELTS course.

  • Level 1: you need IELTS 4.5 with a minimum band score of 4.0
  • Level 2: you need IELTS 5.5 with a minimum band score of 5.0

Career opportunities

  • Biomedical Researcher
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Biomedical Lab Technician
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Clinical scientist

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