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Bachelor of Biomedicine

The University of Melbourne
3 years full time / 6 years part time
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Melbourne (Australia)
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Program description

Is this you?

Are you interested in discovering the next generation of treatments to help improve the health of your community?

Does the science behind what creates, sustains and threatens people’s lives intrigue you? Can you see yourself studying and working in the largest biomedical precinct in the southern hemisphere?

Whether you want to pursue a career in medicine, professional health, biomedical research or another pursuit – a Bachelor of Biomedicine can take you there.

Key Features


Every year around 2500 full-time equivalent students undertake studies in biomedical sciences. At the undergraduate level, the Bachelor of Biomedicine is ideal preparation for a career in medicine and professional health. At the core of the degree is knowledge of the normal structure and function of the body and consideration of the determinants of disease.


Award-winning teachers, many of whom are also researchers or clinicians, inspire the next generation of biomedical professionals. Students are empowered to think conceptually about the problems affecting global human health. Teachers of the School have received the prestigious David White Award for teaching three times, along with other University and national awards for program innovation, excellence in engagement and outstanding contributions to student learning.


The University is proud to be ranked number one in Australia for Graduate Employability.*

The Bachelor of Biomedicine has the flexibility to deliver a range of outcomes. Students are

more frequently selected into the Melbourne Medical program than those from any other program in Australia. Others follow pursuits such as dentistry, biomedical research or bioengineering, and a small but growing number combine the degree with graduate law, commerce or management.


Imagine studying or working in the largest biomedical precinct in the southern hemisphere. More than 40 hospitals, research, teaching and biotechnology organisations surround the School of Biomedical Sciences – making it a highly sought-after base for global biomedical leaders. The School is actively engaged with industry in a variety of ways and has its own Industry Advisory Board.

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Interested in studying Biomedicine at Melbourne?

Watch this panel featuring Bachelor of Biomedicine graduate Philip Qian and Dr Rosa McCarty as they give a first-hand insight into studying a Bachelor of Biomedicine and answer a range of questions about how to apply.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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The University of Melbourne - a distinctive contribution to society in research.

Established in 1853, The University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, teaching and knowledge transfer. As a fine academic institution, Melbourne honours its traditional promise to uphold the scholarly values of intellectual...

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Why study at The University of Melbourne

Because the Melbourne Model allows you to combine over 100 areas of study, you’re free to shape the degree that’ll ultimately shape your world. You can blend psychology with artificial intelligence, wine making with international communications, music with biomedicine.

With such generous choice and scope, you’ll become the person who makes a difference: knowledgeable and well-rounded, in high demand globally, someone who can think critically and creatively, speak persuasively, adapt to new challenges and collaborate with your peers.

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