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Biophysics

Diploma in Science

Be at the forefront of new biological knowledge that revolutionises the way we cure disease, develop new technologies or create new renewable energy sources.

Biophysics sits at the crossroads of biology, physics and chemistry. You’ll apply core principles from physics and chemistry to deepen your understanding of how complex biological systems work.

Study computer modelling techniques and key methods of mathematical analysis to examine the relationships between the physical properties and how molecules, cells and core systems within the human body function.

Deepen your understanding of how nerve cells communicate and use scientific techniques to examine the structures of proteins, viruses, and other complex molecules.

Biophysics gives you interdisciplinary training, meaning you can adapt to a variety of working environments in universities, industry and government.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for biological sciences

QS World University Rankings 2021

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:

  • Medical practitioner
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Medical writer
  • Environmental and science communicator

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

compared.edu.au

How you'll learn

In 2022, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Laboratory work

What you'll study

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