Interested in emerging areas of medical and health science and how they can improve human and animal health? Study the Biomedical Science major in the Bachelor of Science.
Biomedical science and biotechnology have revolutionised research over the past decade, stimulating growth in industries like agriculture, pharmaceuticals, veterinary science and medical research. Biomedical science is the most rapidly developing area in biological sciences, and demand for biomedical graduates is expected to grow.
You gain an understanding of fundamental physiology and biomedical research, working with the latest laboratory techniques and equipment. AUT has specialist biomedical labs with analytical equipment not available at any other New Zealand university.
This is part of the Bachelor of Science.
HEAL506 Knowledge, Enquiry and Communication
HEAL507 Health and Environment
CHEM501 Principles of Chemistry
CHEM502 Biological Chemistry
HEAL505 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL501 Biological Sampling and Interpretation
Plus one level 5 elective paper.
Plus three elective papers.
Plus four elective papers, or two electives and the Research Project paper.
In your final year you can enrol in the Research Project paper (30 points) if you have at least a B grade average in 60 points at level 6. This may involve working on an industry-related project related to your major.
SCIE701 Research Project
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