Biomedical Science and Biotechnology

Biomedical scientists and biotechnologists are at the forefront of discovery in science, engineering and technology—from leading vaccine and pharmaceutical development to breakthroughs in 3D bioprinting.

We are home to Australia's first genome editing facility and the Australian Institute for Machine Learning—a world leader in medical machine learning research.

Here you'll join a thriving STEM community and learn from passionate and globally-recognised lecturers working at the cutting edge of their fields. Graduates can seek a broad range of careers in public, private and government organisations where they will apply their skills and passion to the health and biomedical industry, as well as in food and pharmaceuticals. With 90% of biotechnology jobs created in the past 10 years, there has never been a better time to launch your career in these thriving industries.

  • Top 150 in world for biological sciences^
  • 90% increase in biotechnology jobs over past 10 years*
  • 2nd in the world for computer vision research

^QS World Rankings by subject 2020
*biotechinstitute.org 2017

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The two study tours to Asia were the highlight of my degree so far, showcasing the impact of science worldwide and the many potential job opportunities that exist in biomedical science, where I can follow my interest in infectious disease.