Bachelor of Science in Biomedicine - Campus Full Time

Programme overview:

Bachelor of Science in Biomedicine next start date Next start date: 30 September 2024
21 February 2025
15 May 2025
Next New Students Orientation Date:
24 September 2024
Bachelor of Science in Biomedicine study mode Study Mode:
Campus Full Time
Bachelor of Science in Biomedicine study mode Campuses:

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Bachelor of Science in Biomedicine duration Duration:
Minimum: 3 years
Maximum: 5 years
Bachelor of Science in Biomedicine support Support: Fully supported

Programme details:

NQF Level 7 | Applied Sciences | Degree | Degree: Bachelor of Science in Biomedicine | Saqa Id: 120718
The BSc (Biomedicine) prepares you for work in the dynamic and rapidly advancing world of biomedical science and technology.
You will develop a broad theoretical foundation in human physiology, molecular biology, microbiology and pharmacology, with an emphasis on application based research and the use of technology.
You will cover a range of core modules such as Applied Chemistry, Immunology, Biopharmaceutical Marketing and Medical Biotechnology. You will also cover subjects such as Computer Skills, Mathematics for Science Students, Quantitative Techniques and Clinical Trials.

We offer you an environment that combines theory, research and practical application. In addition, we have excellent facilities such as computer and science labs and quality lecture rooms.
We ensure that you graduate with essential work skills such as critical and analytical thinking, effective problem solving, collaborating in teams and communicating effectively.

More information:

Entry requirements
You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with bachelor's degree endorsement.


A National Certificate (Vocational) level 4 issued by the Council of General and Further Education and Training with a Bachelor’s degree endorsement.


A letter or certificate confirming an exemption from Universities South Africa (USAf) for any other school-leaving results.


Completion of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.


Completion of a relevant Foundation Programme along with a letter or certificate of exemption from Universities South Africa (USAf)


Completion of a relevant Higher Certificate.


• A minimum of 50% for Grade 12 or equivalent English Language.
• A minimum of 50% for Grade 12 or equivalent Mathematics.
• A minimum of 50% for Grade 12 or equivalent Biology/Life Sciences. (Applicable in 2024: Biology/Life Sciences and Physical Science)
• 32 Eduvos points or more.

The points attained for the best two of the subjects of Biology/Life Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics or Physical Science must be doubled. A student with less than 50% in Grade 12 or equivalent Mathematics, but greater than or equal to 40%, is required to enrol for and complete Mathematics for Degree Studies B (Science) before attempting Mathematics for Science Students.
From R101 100 per year (based on full settlement payment option) - excluding hardware/software requirements. Please consult the fee structure for additional information.

Eduvos offers flexible payment options

Programme accreditation
• Accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE).
• Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
Possible career options
Start exploring the world through a microscope.

The careers and jobs in Biomedicine for you, as a Bachelor of Science in Biomedicine graduate are varied and include:

• Academia
• Management
• Research and Development
• Clinical Research Associates
• Clinical Trail Managers
• Pharmaceutical Sales

• Scientific Communications
• Technical positions in laboratories
• Technical sales
• Postgraduate Studies
• Medical Representative
• Entrepreneurship

This qualification is offered at the following campuses

Midrand, Pretoria

International students

International students are welcome to apply for this programme.

For international student requirements please kindly check International Students Admissions

Calling all students from Angola, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Qualification structure
This is an outline of the modules for this qualification per level.

Data for intake starting: 30 September 2024

    Bachelor of Science in Biomedicine - Campus Full Time - Year 1
    Admission Fee (ADMIN4-B00) - Admission
    Introduction to Chemistry (SCCHA1-B11) - Core
    Applied Chemistry (SCCHB1-B22) - Core
    Principles of Biology (SCPBA1-B22) - Core
    Animal and Plant Biology (SCPBB1-B33) - Core
    Computer Skills (ITSKA1-B33) - Fundamental
    Medical Bioethics and Communication (SCBCA1-B33) - Fundamental
    Bioentrepreneurship (SCBEA1-B44) - Fundamental
    Laboratory Management (SCLMA1-B44) - Fundamental
    Mathematics for Science Students (SCMAA1-B22) - Fundamental
    Quantitative Techniques (Biology) (SCQTA1-B11) - Fundamental
    Science Skills (SCSSA1-B11) - Fundamental
    Physics for Science Students (SCPHA1-B44) - Fundamental

    Bachelor of Science in Biomedicine - Campus Full Time - Year 2
    Admission Fee (ADMIN4-B00) - Admission
    Anatomy and Physiology 1 (SCAPA2-B11) - Core
    Introduction to Molecular Biology (SCMOA2-B11) - Core
    Clinical Laboratory Hematology (SCLHA2-B22) - Core
    Introduction to Microbiology (SCIMA2-B22) - Core
    Exploration of Industry (SCEIA2-B33) - Core
    Anatomy and Physiology 2 (SCAPB2-B33) - Core
    Histology (SCHIA2-B33) - Core
    Medical Microbiology and Immunology (SCMMA2-B44) - Core
    Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (SCNFA2-B44) - Core
    Economics of Healthcare (SCEHA2-B22) - Fundamental
    Biopharmaceutical Sales and Marketing (SCBMA2-B11) - Fundamental

    Bachelor of Science in Biomedicine - Campus Full Time - Year 3
    Admission Fee (ADMIN4-B00) - Admission
    Principles of Pharmacology (SCPCA3-B33) - Core
    Analytical Chemistry (SCACA3-B44) - Core
    Systems Pharmacology and Chemotherapeutics (SCPCB3-B44) - Core
    Clinical Trials and Good Manufacturing Practice (SCCTA3-B11) - Core
    Criminalistics (SCCRA3-B11) - Core
    Work Integrated Learning (Biology) (SCWLA3-B11) - Core
    Protein Biochemistry and Proteomics (SCPPA3-B22) - Core
    Medical Biotechnology (SCMBA3-B22) - Core
    Operations Management for Bioscience (SCOMA3-B33) - Fundamental