Health courses

3.5 out of 5 from 2 reviews
Bachelor Degree
Brisbane
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Bachelor of Health has two majors:

The Bachelor of Health (Medical Laboratory Science) 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 field including research, technical, advisory and commercial roles. Students will be eligible to apply for membership to professional organisations including the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists, Australian Society for Microbiology, Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Australian Society for Medical Research.

The Bachelor of Health (Biomedical Science) aims to provide education and training for a career in biotechnology, medical research, pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies, and public health laboratories. Graduates will have a broad education allowing them to diversify after graduation, including seeking entry via the Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT) into medicine and other professional programs in the allied health sciences, or higher degree research such as Honours or Masters and PhD. Students will be eligible to apply for membership to professional organisations including The Australian Society for Microbiology, Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Australian Society for Medical Research.

Majors

Biomedical Science (12-unit major)
Medical Laboratory Science (16-unit major)

Careers

The Bachelor of Health (Medical Laboratory Science) prepares graduates for employment in private and hospital pathology laboratories, medical research...

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Additional Information

For the Medical Laboratory Science major, practical experience is an integral component of the program and each student is required to undertake an...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Health University of Southern Queensland - USQ based on 2 reviews
Rating
3.5
Job prospects
5.0
Teachers
5.0
Course work
5.0
Time worthy
3.5
Money Worthy
3.5



Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: The positive aspects would be local accommodations and good parking at USQ. The course itself has a good online breakdown and lets you know with reminders when assignments and quizes are due.

Negatives: My anatomy and physiology teacher had a strong foreign accent that was almost impossible to understand, he mov...

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April 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: I'll be able to work in a laboratory as soon as I graduate. It's very focused on laboratory studies and I enjoy it.

Negatives: I don't have any at the moment.

My advice to future students is: It's great if you are wanting to be working in a laboratory

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