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Biomedical Science, MBmedSc

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #215 (QS) Wellington, New Zealand
Deepen your knowledge of your specialist field in biomedical science. Choose from the outstanding range of biomedical subject areas and courses offered by the School of Biological Sciences, and tailor your programme to your career or research goals. The Biomedical Science programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington .
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Take your research skills to a professional level. Depending on your programme, your research will range from carrying out and documenting novel experiments to a full research thesis where you contribute to knowledge in your field of biomedical science. The Biomedical Science programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington

Join a community of dedicated and innovative researchers and learn from staff who have international reputations in their fields.

Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Science

Improve your career options with this one-year programme designed for students who have completed a Bachelor of Biomedical Science or equivalent Bachelor's degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Topics in Clinical Research 
  • Clinical Immunology 
  • Advanced Topics in Clinical Research 
  • Thesis 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

 Bachelor of Biomedical Science with Honours. You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23630 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6718 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Estimated international fees : About NZ$36,100 per year

Estimated domestic fees  : About NZ$10,264 per year

Living costs for Wellington

  • 1000 - 2300 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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