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University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)

Students who achieve a superior level of performance in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science at this university or any other degree approved by the Faculty Board will be able to undertake the Honours program which is of one year's duration when undertaken full-time. The Honours degree program allows students to further develop their skills in Biomedical Science by undertaking a specific research project under the supervision of appropriate staff.

Program learning outcomes
On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Demonstrated broad coherent knowledge and an academic background appropriate for professional work. In particular, students will have demonstrated advanced and in-depth knowledge and skills in Biomedical Science
  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively to collect, analyse, interpret and organise scientific information effectively
  • The ability to identify, define and analyse problems using scientific method to form and test hypotheses; to apply statistical principles and logic; and to use appropriate tools for problem solving
  • Reported scientific findings in written, visual and/or verbal forms and be able to communicate a convincing and reasoned scientific argument at an appropriately highly skilled level
  • Applied knowledge and skills to work on a scientific activity both autonomously and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment with an ability to adapt to change, including new technologies and methods
  • Demonstrated awareness of professional practice in relevant disciplines, including an understanding, appreciation and respect for appropriate conduct and ethical practice.

Campus Information

Newcastle - Callaghan

The University of Newcastle's main campus at Callaghan is only 12 kilometres from beaches and the heart of Newcastle - a city named as one of the world's top 'Smart Cities' to watch in 2017 by Global magazine National Geographic Traveler.

Intakes

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Application Processing Time in Days: 21

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

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools..

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