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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

Monash University


Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences


Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences



Biomedical science is an interdisciplinary area of study and includes aspects of anatomy, biochemistry, cell biology, clinical medicine, epidemiology, genetics, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, pharmacology and preventive medicine, and physiology.

Courses in this area of study have been designed to provide the student with the skills necessary to understand and investigate the functions of humans and other mammals and include aspects of the traditional biomedical sciences.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant courses

Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following courses:

  • M5004 Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Science
  • M6003 Master of Biomedical and Health Science

Students in other courses are not eligible to complete this specialisation.