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Learn how to diagnose medical conditions and also better ways to treat, cure and prevent them.

In this major, you'll study the mechanisms of the human body and understand human disease and its control.

You'll study biological sciences in the first two years and then choose a specialised area of study in your third year. These areas include physiology, pharmacology, human genetics, neuroscience, human immunology and infectious diseases.

Career paths lead to positions in industry, government, not-for-profit organisations, or academia.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for life sciences and medicine

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Research director
  • Biomedical technology scientist
  • Embryologist
  • University lecturer

This Major is available as:

  • Major
  • Extended Major

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Overseas study
  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Fieldwork
  • Seminars
  • Studios
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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