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About the Bachelor of Biomedicine

Biomedicine is concerned with the processes and systems that create, sustain and threaten life.

The Bachelor of Biomedicine is a three-year, full-time degree that offers 12 majors across a broad range of biomedical disciplines.

 Biomedicine & Science Brochure (7.5MB)

Duration and Campus

  • 3 years full-time
  • Part-time available
  • 4th year honours available
  • Parkville campus

Fee type

  • Commonwealth supported place
  • International fee

Entry Requirements

The Bachelor of Biomedicine prepares students for employment in the biomedical sector, or an Honours or Master of Science program as part of a research training pathway to research higher degree (Masters or PhD) options. Students gain in-depth, technical knowledge, as well as fundamental skills in scientific method, such as critical thinking and problem solving, analysis of data and evidence, written and oral communication, and the ability to work collaboratively.


This degree is also a recommended pathway into graduate studies in:

Why Study Biomedicine?


The Times Higher Education Supplement consistently ranks the University of Melbourne as the leading Australian university for bioscience.

Located in one of the world’s most highly concentrated precincts of biomedical research in Parkville, we have strong links to leading research institutes, major general and specialist hospitals and private sector industries in Victoria and around the world.