University of South Australia (UniSA)

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (IBBM)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

In the midst of a global pandemic, population health has never been more in focus. In the Bachelor of Biomedical Science, you’ll explore the complex world of human health and disease under the guidance of industry experts.In this three-year program, immerse yourself in biomedical research and gain skills to be used in clinical trials. Develop advanced knowledge in physiology, biochemistry, immunology, pharmacology, molecular biology, genomics and bioinformatics. You’ll get to learn alongside internationally recognised researchers in cancer biology, vaccine development and genetics, as well as experts in the area of clinical trials.


3 Years Full time


  • FIRST YEARFirst Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)Chemistry 100CHEM 10064.5Biology ABIOL 10074.5Health and SocietyHLTH 10254.5Biomedical Research TrainingBIOL 10564.5Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 or 6)Chemistry 101CHEM 10074.5Biology BBIOL 10124.5Quantitative Methods in HealthMATH 10654.5Human Anatomy 100HLTH 10204.5SECOND YEARFirst Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)BiochemistryBIOL 20144.5MicrobiologyBIOL 20514.5PhysiologyBIOL 20354.5Applied PsychologyBEHL 10054.5Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 or 6)GeneticsBIOL 20164.5Genes to ProteinsBIOL 20574.5ImmunologyBIOL 20374.5Pharmacology CPHAR 20224.5THIRD YEARFirst Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)Infection and ImmunityMEDI 30154.5Advanced Methods in Molecular BiologyBIOL 30324.5Current Topics in Medical ResearchMEDI 30144.5AND choice of:Drug Delivery for Clinical TrialsPHAR 20244.5ORFetal and Maternal PathophysiologyBIOL 20564.5Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 or 6)Genomics and BioinformaticsBIOL 30364.5Cancer BiologyBIOL 30334.5Research Elective ProjectBIOL 30314.5AND choice of:Clinical Trials ToxicologyMEDI 40164.5ORGlobal Change and Human HealthBIOL 30274.5

Standard entry requirements

  • Higher education study
  • Complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above OR Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  • Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV or above OR Work and life experience
  • Qualify for Special Entry, or Complete a UniSA Foundation Studies program or equivalent, or Hold completed secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE obtained more than 2 years in the past.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City East International: $122,400 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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