Careers in Biomedical Science
What can you do with a biomedical science qualification?
Does being involved in research and making potentially life-changing discoveries excite you? Then a career in the field of biomedical sciences could be for you!
A career in biomedical sciences offers exciting opportunities to be involved in modern biological and medical research including genomics, immunology and neuroscience.
A varied and interesting field, you could start out as a lab technician and with further education and experience become involved in driving innovative research forward.
There are a wide variety of job opportunities in this field including:
- Biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies
- University and academia
- Private research laboratories
- Crown Research Institutes
- Government agencies
- Ministry of Primary Industries
- Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
- Laboratory technicians
- Scientific officers
The Bachelor of Science (Biomed) is an excellent step towards your Biomedical Sciences career. Biomedical Sciences is a major within the Bachelor of Science and is co-taught between the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.