BSc. (Hons) Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences is a key subject area encompassing all areas of biology related to human health and disease. This highly topical, dynamic area is continually advancing, contributing important benefits not only to the health of individuals and the nation, but also to the economic activity of the global. The subject area includes those science programs whose primary focus is the biology of human health and disease and ranges from generic programs in biomedical sciences and human biology to more specialized or vocational programs in areas such as biomedical science, pharmacology, human physiology and human nutrition.

Course Type

Full Time

Course Commencement Dates

February 2019

Duration

4 Years

Course Modules

Year 1 - *Semester i

BSM1123

Medical Terminology

BSM 1153

General Psychology

Year 1 - *Semester ii

BSM1233

Introduction to Biomedical Sciences

BSM1243

Applied Chemistry

Year 2 - *Semester i

IDS2113

Anatomy and Physiology I

BCS2123

Biochemistry I

BCS2133

Laboratory Safety

BCS2143

Clinical Biochemistry

BCS2153

General Microbiology

Year 2 - *Semester ii

BMS2213

Anatomy and Physiology II

BMS2225

Biochemistry II

BMS2234

Instrumentation

BMS2243

Haematology

Year 3 - *Semester i

BMS3113

Pharmacology 1

BMS3124

General Pathology

BMS3134

Industrial Microbiology

BMS3143

Epidermiology

BMS3153

Molecular Biology

Year 3 - *Semester ii

BMS3213

Pharmacology 2

BMS3224

Human Genetics

BMS3233

Transfusion Science

BMS3243

Research Methodology and Statistics

BMS3253

Clinical Biochemistry and Human Nutrition

Year 4 - *Semester i

BMS4113

Pharmacology 3

BMS4133

Molecular Techniques in Life Sciences

BMS4143

Clinical Microbiology

BMS4154

Research Project

Year 4 - *Semester ii

BMS4213

Immunobiology

BMS4223

Laboratory Management

BMS4233

Applied Biochemistry

BMS4245

Research Project II

**selected modules only

Job Opportunities

  • Biomedical scientist, Biotechnologist
  • Forensic scientist
  • Healthcare scientist in clinical biochemistry, genomics and haematology
  • Medicinal chemist
  • Microbiologist
  • Research scientist (medical)
  • Toxicologist