Career in Biomedical Science

UntitledA qualification in biomedical science offers a diverse, interesting and rewarding career with a range of opportunities for personal and career development. 

A biomedical scientist is educated in the field of biological science, especially in the context of medicine. Biomedical scientists are typically active in research fields such as Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Pathology and Medical Laboratory. They work to find innovative ways to cure diseases by developing advanced diagnostic tools and treatment methodologies through the analysis of fluids and tissue samples from people and animals. They provide the 'engine room' of modern medicine with 70% of diagnoses.

University of New England


The University of New England(UNE) has maintained its unparalleled reputation for excellence by again achieving a five-star (maximum) rating for 'Graduate Satisfaction' in
the 2014 Good Universities Guide.

UNE is Australia's oldest regional university situated in Armidale, New South Wales offering more than 200 courses at undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and higher degree research levels.

More than 87,000 people have graduated from UNE, with many of them going on to hold senior positions around Australia and abroad in business, government, education, research, and community development.

 University of Canberra    

At the University of Canberra, Australia’s Capital University, the focus is on preparing you for a successful and rewarding career. The university calls it professional preparation for professional careers. And it works. UC graduates are consistently ranked among the most employable in Australia.



 Entry Requirements

  • G.C.E A/L or G.C.E O/L with IIHS Foundation Program/ Recognized foundation program
  • English Language – Credit for G.C.E O/L
  • If the candidate opts to complete the Bachelor of Biomedical Science program in Australia, IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 is needed prior to the enrollment to the respective Australian university

 IIHS Advantages

  • State-of-the-art training facilities
  • Comfortable & relaxed green campus                                                   
  • Qualified lecture panel with foreign exposure
  • Guaranteed success at IELTS       
  • Comprehensive library & demonstration labs        
  • Coordination of safe accommodation facilities 

Fee Structure Course Fee for Local Students*

Cost (LKR)
Sri Lankan Component - 03 Years at IIHS
Registration fee
 1st year monthly payment 26,000-
2nd year monthly payment 26,000
3rd year monthly payment 10,000
Total Fee           84,000


Bachelor of Biomedical Science

University of Canberra, University of New England


Description Cost (LKR) Total (LKR)
Sri Lankan Component - 02 years at IIHS
Registration Fee
1st year monthly payment
2nd year monthly payment
Total   550,000


*Prices are accurate at the time of uploading the information. Institute/ University has the authority to change the fee structure as per their policies.

Study Loans

The Institute can assist registered students to obtain loan facilities from leading banks

Career Prospects

Since biomedical science is a continually changing and dynamic profession, it offers a fantastic variety of exciting career opportunities with excellent promotion prospects including specialist laboratory work, expert and consultant roles, research, education and management in government and private sector. They can work in a broad range of disciplines including Biomedical Scientists, Biomedical Engineers, Medical Researchers, Microbiologists, Forensic Scientists, Hospital Scientists, Laboratory Technicians, Pharmaceutical Scientists, Diagnostic Technician, etc. Biomedical Scientists are also employed in other sectors such as Health and Safety, Veterinary Science and in Universities.

What Will I Earn as a Biomedical Scientist?

Annual median salary of a Biomedical Scientist is $80,000 to $100,000


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