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Queensland University of Technology

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) is designed to provide a strong and practical foundation for research and professional employment. You will learn to:

  • understand and apply advanced theories, concepts and techniques to recognise, and seek solutions for, scientific problems
  • demonstrate and develop independence of thought and critical analysis
  • contribute effectively to work and research groups
  • communicate at a high level in both written and oral forms.

Choose one of three award titles, depending on the area of focus of your honours research project:

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) (Nutrition Science)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) (Sport and Exercise Science)

The honours qualification opens a direct pathway into the Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Philosophy and enhances professional career progressions in a variety of areas.

Campus Information

Gardens Point

Gardens Point campus is located in Brisbane's city centre, beside the Brisbane River and adjacent to the City Botanic Gardens and Queensland Parliament House. At the centre of the campus is the Old Government House which was built in 1862 and re-opened in 2009.The faculties of Business, Law, and Science and Engineering are based at this campus.

Kelvin Grove

Kelvin Grove campus hosts the faculties of Creative Industries, Education, and Health as well as the QUT International College and the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation.


  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 40

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call From Institution
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
5 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Possible careers

  • Biochemist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Cardiac and Vascular Scientist
  • Life scientist
  • Medical Scientist
  • Microbiologist
  • Neurophysiologist
  • Pathology Scientist
  • Pharmaceutical representative
  • Reproductive Technician
  • Research officer
  • Respiratory Scientist
  • Scientific Recruitment Officer
  • Sleep Scientist
  • Toxicologist

PSW Opportunity

  • N/A

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Minimum academic requirements

  • A completed recognized bachelor degree in a discipline within science, information technology, engineering, maths, agriculture or veterinary science or health and obtained a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0 on QUT's 7-point scale; and
  • An application must be made within 18 months of completing the bachelor's degree.

Note: Admission requires a suitable project and supervisor availability. You must provide your proposed research topic and supervisor name with your application form.