Bachelor of Biomedicine

VU course code: HBBM | CRICOS: 084869G | Level of study: Undergraduate
3 years full time
In person

Fee type for this course: Full fee

Footscray Park, St Albans
Overview

Overview

Gain a strong foundation for a career in medicine or allied health with a Bachelor of Biomedicine at Victoria University, Melbourne.

This course prepares you for entry into postgraduate medicine and other postgraduate courses such as physiotherapy, pharmacy and dietetics. It includes essential physiology, anatomy and biochemistry prerequisites. You’ll also learn up-to-date information on disease and medical applications.

Our Bachelor of Biomedicine has a particular focus on the role of exercise and nutrition in medicine. You’ll design and analyse research methods and findings. You’ll undertake a research project that can provide a platform to begin a research degree.

This course will ensure you have broadly applicable science knowledge, and are ready for postgraduate study.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your educational achievements and work experience, as well as your skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a related course or unit(s). We call this a ‘pathway’.

You may also be eligible for course ‘credits’, where you are granted a unit or units towards your qualification for equivalent previous study or work experience, so you can graduate sooner.

ATAR requirements

Minimum ATAR 79.60

This course has a minimum ATAR entry requirement. This means you’ll need to achieve a certain ATAR, along with other criteria, to be considered for this course.

The following table shows the ranking results of our current student intake and is an indication of the ATAR you’ll need to successfully apply.

ATAR [and Selection Rank] profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR.

VTAC course code: 4301010051 (Footscray Park), 4301310051 (St Albans)

Campus: Footscray Park and St Albans

ATAR profile of people who received an offer for the Bachelor of Biomedicine (Footscray Park)
 ATAR
(Excluding adjustment factors)
Selection Rank
(ATAR plus any adjustment factors)
Highest rank to receive an offer94.3098.55
Median rank to receive an offer81.8088.97
Lowest rank to receive an offer68.0079.60
ATAR and Selection Rank profile of people who received an offer for the Bachelor of Biomedicine (St Albans).
 ATAR
(Excluding adjustment factors)
Selection Rank
(ATAR plus any adjustment factors)
Highest rank to receive an offer92.3597.70
Median rank to receive an offer78.7289.45
Lowest rank to receive an offer70.2579.60

 

Learn more about ATAR

What is ATAR?

The Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) compares the results of final-year school students, with adjustments made for factors such as hardship. The ranking is expressed as a number between 0 and 99.95. ATAR minimum entry requirements are not usually essential entry criteria for applicants who have completed secondary education more than 2 years ago.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course


Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

To attain the Bachelor of Biomedicine students will be required to complete 288 credit points consisting of:

  • 96 credit points of First Year Core units
  • 144 credit points of Core studies
  • 48 credit points of Minor studies

Units

Fees & Scholarships

University fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer (including our generous scholarship program).

Commonwealth supported place

A Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) is subsidised by the government, reducing it to the amount listed here. Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens will qualify for a CSP place. If your course is not Commonwealth supported, or you don't qualify, you'll pay full fees.

Learn more about Commonwealth Supported Places

10% discount for alumni

If you’ve previously completed a qualification with us, and you’re paying full fees for this course, you may be eligible for a 10% discount.

Find out how

Fees

Scholarships

CAREERS

You will be ready to enter the workforce in a variety of fields including:

  • research in the medical sector
  • research in exercise or nutrition sciences
  • medical and diagnostic application services.

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