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The School of Environment and Science on Griffith University's Brisbane (Nathan) campus offers distinctive undergraduate degrees covering the practice of biomolecular and biomedical science and medical diagnostics.

It also offers specialist postgraduate studies and research opportunities across a wide range of medical research fields.

The School of Natural Sciences has long been recognised as having some of Griffith's best teachers and innovative programs to ensure students reach their potential.

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Study biomedical science at Griffith

Griffith University has a proud history in the biomedical sciences, with Australia’s first Bachelor of Biomedical Science offered at Brisbane's Nathan campus in 1991 as a specialist pre-medical degree. Based on more than two decades of expertise in designing programs and teaching in the biomedical sciences, our flexible suite of degrees provide you with choice and proven pathways to graduate medicine, biomedical research, the allied health professions and a wide range of other careers including medical diagnostics.

As a student you will enjoy access to state of the art teaching and research facilities. Typical of these are the new $150 million purpose-built Griffith Health Centre, co-located with the new Gold Coast Hospital and the Eskitis Institute for Cell and Molecular Therapies at the Nathan campus. Access to such facilities provides you with opportunities to participate in research, projects and professional development activities in world class environments and will provide pathways to employment upon graduation.

5-Star Rated

Science at Griffith has rated 5-stars for Educational Experience, Teaching Quality and Student Support by the Good Universities Guide 2018, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.

You will also have access to teachers and researchers who are recognised nationally and internationally as leaders in their field who are approachable, enthusiastic educators. You will enjoy a personalised approach to learning with the emphasis on developing the knowledge and skills for academic and professional success.

You will also enjoy access to peer mentoring programs and student and staff social networks making you feel a member of the Griffith biomedical community.

Talina Bayeleva

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Talina started her journey at Griffith studying a Diploma of Biosciences at Griffith College. After two semesters she graduated with a GPA of 7 gaining her entry into the Bachelor of Biomedical Science. Talina was in her first year when she heard about the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery Summer Research Scholarship. Immediately she had her sights set on it and describes it as her best student experience so far. ‘For six weeks I’ve been doing real-life experiments, using the techniques which I would not be able to perform during my Bachelor degree. That made me feel more comfortable in a lab and helped me figure out what I want to do in my future.’

Talina Bayeleva

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Career outcomes

The Griffith Bachelor of Biomedical Science programs provide proven pathways to graduate medicine, biomedical research, the allied health professions and a wide range of other careers

You may also choose to enrol in one of Griffith's postgraduate coursework masters programs that provide professional training for careers such as:

  • clinical physiologist
  • clinical microbiologist
  • dietician
  • biomedical research scientist

Numerous graduates have undertaken postgraduate medicine to become medical practitioners, specialists and medical educators. Others have gone on to be leaders in the allied health professions, in biomedical research institutes and in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Griffith Biomedical Science graduates are very highly regarded throughout Australia and overseas by:

  • Medical schools
  • Medical research institutes
  • Hospitals (clinical departments)
  • Co-operative research centres
  • Universities and other education institutions
  • Health, medical and pathology companies
  • Government agencies
  • Scientific commercialisation companies
  • Patent law (intellectual property) firms
  • Government research organisations
  • Museums and science education centres
  • Pharmaceutical, diagnostic and biotechnology companies

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