Course code: #2477
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Get set to contribute to breakthroughs in the medical sciences and healthcare by combining interdisciplinary scientific knowledge and key practical skills with an in-depth understanding of biomedical science.
This four-year dual program offers you the opportunity to influence major scientific advancement through specialist knowledge in two widely applicable technical disciplines. You'll gain deep knowledge of biomedical science while enjoying the flexibility to select a speciality major under the science program.
For the science component, you'll learn about the scientific process through activities such as experimental design, hands-on experiments and computer programming, and you'll develop your critical thinking, communication and quantitative reasoning skills.
You can follow your interests and select a major from one of the broadest selections of science disciplines in Australia. Majors range from chemistry and computer science to mathematics and marine biology, and much more.
Your biomedical science studies incorporate extensive practical experience, including opportunities to work with researchers making the latest breakthroughs.
You'll study the human body at the molecular, cellular and whole-body levels, and cover biochemistry and cell biology, physiology, developmental biology, microbiology, pharmacology and neuroscience.
With two highly respected scientific programs, your skills and knowledge will be in high demand and you'll be ready to embark on an interesting and rewarding career across biomedicine and science.
Study a major in Marine Biology and apply key principles from ecology, zoology, botany and genetics to examine marine life and investigate their biological relationship to their natural environments.
Led by Australia's leading marine researchers, you will be exposed to a variety of marine habitats and environmental conditions. Gain extensive field work experience at UQ's Heron Island Research Station on the southern Great Barrier Reef and UQ's Moreton Bay Research Station on North Stradbroke Island.
Learn to apply a wide range of evidence-based ecological and environmental strategies to protect and sustainably manage vital marine organisms and ecosystems across the globe.
Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C); and one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C).
If you need help meeting the entry requirements for your preferred program, the university offers a range of pathways to upgrade your qualifications and English language proficiency.
Choosing a pathway:
The best pathway for you will depend on your previous study and the entry requirements you need to meet.
To increase your entry score, you may be able to complete a:
To meet a subject prerequisite, you may be able to complete a:
To meet all minimum entry requirements, you may be able to complete a foundation program.
There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted, including the genuine temporary entrant (GTE) requirement.
India: All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE) 77.5
China: Gaokao 75
Pakistan: Pakistan Inter-Higher Secondary School Certificate 65
The Institute of Continuing and TESOL Education (ICTE) offers English language courses that can help you meet UQ's English language requirements.
If you meet all the academic entry requirements for your preferred UQ program, but need help to meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for a package offer.
A package offer includes:
When you apply for your UQ program, indicate that you want to apply for a package offer. Don't apply directly to ICTE.
You still need to provide evidence of your current English language ability (e.g. IELTS or another recognised test). We will assess your skills and place you in the best English course for your level.
Depending on your current English level you will be offered a place in one of the following English language pathways:
You need to meet the academic requirements for entry to the UQ program and be within the specified range of English language proficiency for that program. Minimum entry is IELTS 5.0 or recognised equivalent for most programs, with some programs requiring a higher level.
General English (GE): IELTS 4.0 to IELTS 4.5
English for Academic Purposes (EAP) has three entry points – IELTS 5.0, 5.5 or 6.0.
Bridging English (BE): Minimum entry is IELTS 5.0 (or recognised equivalent) for most UQ programs, with some UQ programs requiring a higher level.
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