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Bachelor of Biomedicine (B-BMED) // Attributes, outcomes and skills

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Intended learning outcomes

The Bachelor of Biomedicine prepares students for the challenges of advancing knowledge in biomedicine and its translation to health care delivery and research.

It provides the solid foundation necessary to prepare students for health-related and other graduate professional programs, as well as specialised graduate research.

The core program of the degree includes knowledge of the biological bases and integrated structure and function of the body, and consideration of their interaction with environmental influences as determinants of health and disease.

Generic skills

The Bachelor of Biomedicine develops fundamental skills in critical thinking and problem solving, scientific method, analysis of evidence, written and oral communication, and the ability to work collaboratively in teams.

Graduate attributes

The Bachelor of Biomedicine is delivered by staff who are members of a vibrant research community in biomedicine and related disciplines.

The integrated core curriculum across all years of the course spans traditional disciplinary boundaries in the development of fundamental understanding of the biomedical sciences and the acquisition of practical, analytical, problem-solving and communication skills.

Collaborative learning is emphasised as students work in laboratories, tutorials and small groups and undertake peer review.

Studies in the biomedical sciences equip students to explore the complex relationships that determine health outcomes in various settings and to become leaders in delivering effective therapies and healthcare strategies to combat threats to individual and public health within local, national and global communities.

The larger University of Melbourne learning community encompasses many aspects of cultural diversity and students in Biomedicine will be exposed to this during the course.