Bachelors of Laboratory Medicine
An undergraduate degree in Laboratory Medicine is a combination of practical sessions along with theoretical knowledge of the discipline. This blend prepares students for a successful career going forward. Theoretical components complemented with laboratory sessions and real-life clinical case studies help you perfect your scientific knowledge and techniques and in turn prepares you for an efficient career ahead.
Laboratory Medicine is a discipline which is of utmost importance and is growing in demand as scores of medical doctors, clinicians and physicians are influenced by the results delivered by these professionals. Its role cannot be underestimated.
This course is accredited by the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS) and can be your pathway for an impressive career into the world of pathology, diagnostic or research. With a degree in laboratory science, you will be involved in tasks like patient welfare, giving optimum clinical support to doctors and specialists, management and treatment of disease, disease detection, research on cure and causes of diseases.
Course Duration: 4 years full time
- IELTS Academic score of overall 6.5 with no bands less than 6.0
- Completion of an appropriate high school qualification with majors in the field of science (most require a marks of 65%)
Fees & Scholarships
Fees would be approximately in the range of A$30,000-35,000 per year.
There are scholarships available for selective universities only to deserving candidates, recognising their excellence in the field and any other significant achievement.
Some other related careers after pursuing a degree in Laboratory Medicine could be Biomedical Scientist, Medical Scientific Officer, Researcher, Medical officer. Apart from these, there are the following career pathways that international students can opt for in Bioengineering, Immunology, Drug Testing, Medical Research, Pharmacology & Clinical analysis.
Completion of this course from any one of the universities accredited by AIMS can lead to a positive Skill Assessment from the body. This occupation is listed on the MLTSSL (Medium and Long Term Strategic Skills List) and one can qualify for Permanent Residency Visa specifically under Visa Subclass 189 with no requirement for state or regional area sponsoring.
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