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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Area of Study

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Offered bySchool of Biomedical Sciences
Campus(es)Clayton

Description

Biomedical science is an interdisciplinary area of study and includes aspects of anatomy, biochemistry, cell biology, clinical medicine, epidemiology, genetics, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, pharmacology and preventive medicine, and physiology.

The core units in this area of study have been designed to provide the student with the skills necessary to understand and investigate the functions of humans and other mammals and include aspects of the traditional biomedical sciences.

Biomedical science at Monash includes major contributions from many of the departments of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and the Faculty of Science. Students also have the opportunity to study elective units from a wide range of faculties including the faculties of Arts, Business and Economics, Information Technology, and Science.

Units

For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Contact details

Telephone: +61 3 9905 1212

Email: biomed@med.monash.edu.au

Visit http://www.med.monash.edu.au/biomed

Relevant Courses

  • 2230 Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • 3975 Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Scholar Program)
  • 3976 Bachelor of Biomedical Science Advanced with Honours
  • 4417 Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 3879 Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Engineering
  • 3356 Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Laws
  • 3528 Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Science
  • 3418 Honours degree of Bachelor of Biomedical Science