Biomedical Skills 1

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Biomedical Skills 1

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Biomedical Sciences, Health Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit is designed for first year students studying biomedical science and health courses. You will be introduced to a range of academic and professional skills which are required for all biomedical scientists. The unit will provide you with an appreciation of the career opportunities and pathways available for biomedical scientists. This introductory unit is designed to give students a strong foundation for continuing studies in biomedical science and related areas of study.
    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
    1. Describe the role of biomedical scientists in society and effectively discuss academic honesty and the importance of keeping accurate records of your work.
    2. Develop and apply basic skills in experimental design, data interpretation and critical evaluation in biomedical research.
    3. Demonstrate introductory level skills in accessing, referencing and summarising biomedical science research literature.
    4. Perform quantitative measurements, prepare reagents and use basic laboratory equipment in a competent manner.

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Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.