The Master of Biomedical Science will provide students with the theoretical and practical skills necessary for employment in medical pathology laboratories or to undertake further postgraduate research. The Master of Biomedical Science will allow students with an undergraduate background in Science or Health Science to broaden and extend their areas of potential employment with theoretical and practical skills in areas chosen from Clinical Chemistry, Haematology and Medical Microbiology.
The programme will equip students to sit the examination for membership of the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS) once they have the appropriate professional laboratory experience.
A Medical Laboratory Scientist carries out laboratory investigations which assist in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. These investigations can be divided into a number of categories:
For further information about the Master of Biomedical Science, visit the Course and Unit Entry.
Authorised by the Head of School, Human Life Sciences
16 August, 2011