BP147 - Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Laboratory Medicine)

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RMIT program code: BP147
Plan name: Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Laboratory Medicine)
Plan code: BP147P12A
Campus: Bundoora Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 074926G

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2019 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  Year Four of Program
 

Program Information: See the Laboratory Medicine (BBioMedSci) program website on the Learning Hub online@RMIT

To graduate from BP147 degree program, you need to accumulate 384 credit points and fulfill the requirements of the degree program structure.

You are not permitted to overload in more than 48 credit points per semester without prior permission from the Program Coordinator.

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Year One of Program

Semester 1:

ENROL in the Semester 1 offering of BIOL2480.

DO NOT ENROL in the Semester 2 offering.

 

Semester 2:

ENROL in the City offering of MATH2170 Statistics and Epidemiology, class number 1198. 

DO NOT ENROL in the Bundoora offering of MATH2170 Statistics and Epidemiology, class number 1207 in the table below.

 

 

Semester One: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chemistry for Life Sciences12YesCHEM1240Bundoora Campus1306
Biology of the Cell12BIOL2272Bundoora Campus1725
Introduction to Laboratory Medicine12ONPS2297Bundoora Campus2062
Introduction to Human Biosciences12BIOL2480Bundoora Campus19501678
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Medical Biochemistry12YesONPS2423Bundoora Campus1679
Introduction to Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics12BIOL2257Bundoora Campus1261
Statistics and Epidemiology12YesMATH1238Bundoora Campus1207
Systems Physiology12YesBIOL2483Bundoora Campus1962
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Progression Rules:

1. Failed first year courses must be repeated along with any second year courses for which the required pre-requisites have been completed and which will NOT CLASH with the first year course timetable. 

2. If you are completing courses from first and second year, you should enrol in no more than 48 credit points per semester. 

3. You may be able to complete a course during the Summer Semester as an online elective.

Please note: Articulating students should choose BIOL2480 Introduction to Human Biosciences as the University Elective. 

Semester One: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 112YesBIOL1177Bundoora Campus1727
Clinical Immunology12ONPS2559Bundoora Campus1730
Histology12ONPS2298Bundoora Campus1729
AND

Select One (1) 12 Credit Point Course from:

University Elective
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 212YesBIOL1181Bundoora Campus1680
Diagnostic Microbiology12YesBIOL2416Bundoora Campus1241
Anatomical Pathology 112YesMEDS2106Bundoora Campus1988
Haematology and Transfusion Science 112MEDS1084Bundoora Campus1989
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

Progression Rules:

1. To be eligible for a Professional Practice Placement, you must have completed all of Year 1 and Year 2 courses and have completed at least one major.

2. To complete the core clinical components of the program students must hold a Working with Children Check and a National Police Check, as well as meet a number of Immunisation and Compliance requirements.  Students must take action to satisfy these requirements immediately following enrolment.  Please note that a full course of Immunisations can take up to 7 months to complete.

These Immunisation and Compliance requirements are clearly outlined in the Program Summary, Admissions, Immunisation and Compliance requirements section:

https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/levels-of-study/undergraduate-study/bachelor-degrees/bp147

Students are advised to take action as soon as they have enrolled in the Program.

Further information is available on the Learning Management System.

Semester One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

General Pathology12YesMEDS1075Bundoora Campus1734
Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics12YesONPS2093Bundoora Campus2063
AND

Complete Two (2) Courses from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Transfusion and Transplantation Science 212YesONPS2300Bundoora Campus2064
Clinical Biochemistry 212YesBIOL2139Bundoora Campus3313
Haematology 212YesMEDS1110Bundoora Campus2065
Medical Microbiology 112YesONPS2118Bundoora Campus1264
Anatomical Pathology 212YesMEDS2186Bundoora Campus2585
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Professional Practice 1 - Laboratory Medicine48YesMEDS2187Bundoora Campus2562
 
AND

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Year Four of Program

MEDS2153 Advanced Laboratory Medicine is available in the following discipline areas including Haematology, Transfusion and Transplantation Science, Clinical Biochemistry, Histopathology, Cytopathology and Medical Microbiology. You select ONE discipline stream to specialise in as the final CAPSTONE experience in your degree.

Semester One: Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Professional Practice 2 - Laboratory Medicine48YesMEDS2188Bundoora Campus2586
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Integrative Pathology12MEDS1102Bundoora Campus1685
Advanced Laboratory Medicine24YesMEDS2153Bundoora Campus1968
AND

Select One (1) 12 Credit Point Course from:

University Elective
 

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