Course and Subject Handbook 2012 Course Information Undergraduate Courses Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences – Indigenous Health Careers Access Program

Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences – Indigenous Health Careers Access Program

Course Code

70410F

Version

5

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

English, Maths B, Chemistry

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 7) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nominate with QTAC as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander

Post admission requirements

Hepatitis B immunisation:

Students must provide evidence of being immune to Hepatitis B within the first teaching period of their studies. A blood-borne viral disease may result in a student’s inability to obtain a placement in a Queensland Health facility and consequently may result in their inability to complete the requirements of the course as accredited by the relevant professional accrediting body. If a student has not complied with the above requirement by the last day of the first teaching period of their studies, their enrolment will be terminated immediately.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

87 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 7).

Course Structure

Level 1

AT1210:03  Introductory Human Anatomy and Histology

BM1000:03  Introductory Biochemistry and Microbiology

BZ1001:03  Fundamentals of Biology

CH1001:03  Chemistry: A Central Science

CH1002:03  Chemistry: Principles and Applications

CH1020:03  Preparatory Chemistry

IA1007:03  Linking Indigenousness

CU1010:03  Effective Writing

HS1000:03  Epidemiology

MA1020:03  Preparatory Mathematics

MI2011:03  Microbial Diversity

PH1001:03  Preparatory Physics

PP1201:03  Introduction to Physiology and Pharmacology

Level 2

AT2110:03  Comparative Mammalian Anatomy and Histology

BC2013:03  Principles of Biochemistry

MI2011:03  Microbial Diversity

PP2101:03  Medical Physiology I

BC2023:03  Molecular Genetics

BC2024:03  Cell Regulation

MI2021:03  Introductory Infectious Diseases and Immunobiology

PP2201:03  Medical Physiology 2

Level 3

BC3101:03  Genes, Genomes and Development

MI3021:03  Clinical Microbiology

PP3101:03  Advanced Physiology

Options

Select 3 credit points of AN, CP, CU, HS, MB or PH level 1 subjects.

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of specified PP level 3 subjects:

PP3150:03  Chemical Pharmacology

PP3151:03  General Pathobiology

PP3251:03  Systemic Pathophysiology and Therapeutics

PP3252:03  Neuropharmacology

PLUS

Select 12 credit points of specified BC, PP or MI level 3 subjects:

BC3102:03  Advanced Cell Biology

BC3201:03  Biotechnology

BC3202:03  Special Topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

PP3103:03  Nutritional Physiology and Metabolism

PP3201:03  Applied Physiology

PP3203:03  Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology

MI3041:03  Food Microbiology

MI3051:03  Mechanisms of Infectious Diseases

MI3061:03  Advanced Immunobiology

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

10 years

Maximum leave of absence

3 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not applicable

Maximum allowed

Nil

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Available as a separate graduate entry course

Eligibility

Candidates must satisfy the School requirements relating to the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to the honours degree.