Admissions information for international students, Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Science, Monash University

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Admissions information for international students
Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Science


Entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for non-school-leavers

TAFE Diploma graduates

To be considered, applicants who have completed VCE or its equivalent and who are applying with a science-based diploma will require a minimum average result of at least 70%

Applicants who have not completed VCE but have completed a science-based diploma will require a minimum average results of at least 80%

TAFE Certificate IV graduates

Science-based certificate IV level studies will be considered where the applicant has average results of 80% or above. For applicants who have also completed VCE, both qualifications will be considered. No credit is granted for these studies.


A pass grade in two single units satisfies minimum entry requirements, but more units may be useful for selection, especially in science areas. Applicants should have at least a 70% average in their studies.

Studies must have been completed within a five years of intended commencement.

VCE prerequisites

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 35 in English (EAL) or at least 30 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 25 in Chemistry; and a study score of at least 25 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods (CAS), Maths: Specialist Mathematics or Physics.

International subject prerequisites

Yr 12 or equivalent

International Baccalaureate subject prerequisites

  • A score of at least 5 in English SL or 4 in English HL or 6 in English B SL or 5 in English B HL, and
  • A score of at least 4 in chemistry SL or 3 in chemistry HL, and
  • A score of at least 4 in mathematics SL or 3 in mathematics HL or 4 in further mathematics SL or 4 in physics SL or 3 in physics HL.

English requirements for international students

IELTS 7.0 with no individual band score less than 6.5.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Entry scores

2015 international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course are available from the Undergraduate Qualifications Database.

Qualification Clayton
International Baccalaureate 33
A Level GCE (Click on the Undergraduate Qualifications Database link above for details on how the A-Level score is calculated.) 12


Semester one (March)

Current VCE or IB students studying in Victoria should apply online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre

Apply directly to Monash

Semester two (July)

This course currently doesn't have places available for mid-year entry.

Enrolment obligation

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than 25% of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students cannot enrol exclusively in distance and/or online learning study in any compulsory study period. See standard 9.4 of The National Code 2007.

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  • At a glance

  • Career opportunities

    As both science and biomedical science graduates are highly employable, this double degree will increase your career prospects. You'll be well prepared to work in the healthcare and medical-related industries, as well as areas that require fundamental science knowledge and skills.

    Employment opportunities exist in pharmaceutical industries, research institutes, industry development and product technology, where highly skilled, critical thinkers are valued.

    Other employment possibilities include hospitals and medical industries, the government sector and health communications and promotion.

    You can also progress to further study, such as an honours year or graduate entry programs.

    We help students connect with employers, find jobs and explore career options.