Bachelor of Health (BHEA) (Laboratory Medicine) (Bachelor Degree)

University of Southern Queensland Australia

Cricos: 00244B

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The award
Bachelor Degree

How long you will study
years

Domestic course fees
AUD 21530 per year

How you will study
online

Course starts
find out

International course fees
AUD 23730 per year

All study options

About Bachelor of Health (BHEA) (Laboratory Medicine) at University of Southern Queensland

The Bachelor of Health (Laboratory Medicine) aims to provide education and training for medical scientists to service the public and private pathology laboratory industry. A secondary aim is to provide graduates that will be able to play a role in the biomedical arena including research, technical, advisory and commercial roles.

Program objectives

On completion of the Bachelor of Health, the graduate will:

  • be able to demonstrate a sound grounding in biological sciences with a major emphasis on human health and disease
  • have a working knowledge of the fundamentals of chemistry
  • be capable of interacting with people trained in other disciplines towards the solution of common problems in biology, biomedical science and pathology
  • have an awareness of the principles of laboratory safety as applicable in the areas studied in the program
  • be able to use computers to assist them to obtain and analyse data and solve problems in the areas studied in the program
  • be able to access appropriate scientific literature and understand and apply the results of scientific research at a level appropriate to a new graduate
  • be skilled in data analysis and the communication of ideas and concepts
  • be motivated to sustain life-long learning

Additionally, graduates from the Bachelor of Health (Laboratory Medicine) major will:

  • demonstrate a sound knowledge and practical skills to function as a medical scientist in a medical pathology laboratory
  • demonstrate a sound knowledge and practical skills to function as a medical scientist in the disciplines of haematology, transfusion science, histology, clinical biochemistry and microbiology within a medical pathology laboratory

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBachelor DegreeHow you will studyOnlineHow long you will study find out
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesAUD 21530 per yearInternational course feesAUD 23730 per year

Entry requirements for this course

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