Bachelor of Science in Medical Bioscience | UWC

APS Required



3 year(s)


Bachelor's Degree





  • Minimum 33 UWC APS
  • English: Code 4 (Home or First Additional Language)
  • Any other language: Code 3 (Home or First Additional)
  • Maths Code 4
  • Life Sciences Code 4

Career Prospects

  1. Clinical Laboratory Scientist: Work in clinical laboratories, hospitals, or diagnostic centers, performing laboratory tests and analyses on patient samples to aid in the diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of diseases and medical conditions. Clinical laboratory scientists conduct biochemical, hematological, microbiological, and immunological tests, interpret test results, and ensure the accuracy and reliability of laboratory findings to support patient care and medical decision-making.
  2. Biomedical Researcher: Conduct scientific research and investigations in biomedical science, focusing on topics such as molecular biology, genetics, immunology, pharmacology, or medical microbiology, to advance knowledge and innovation in medical research and drug discovery. Biomedical researchers design experiments, collect and analyze data, publish research findings, and contribute to scientific publications and conferences to address pressing health issues and develop new therapeutic interventions and medical technologies.
  3. Pharmaceutical Scientist: Work in pharmaceutical companies or research laboratories, conducting research and development activities related to drug discovery, development, and manufacturing. Pharmaceutical scientists design and optimize drug formulations, evaluate drug safety and efficacy, conduct preclinical and clinical trials, and ensure compliance with regulatory standards and quality control measures in pharmaceutical production and distribution.
  4. Clinical Trials Coordinator: Coordinate and manage clinical trials and research studies to evaluate the safety, efficacy, and effectiveness of new drugs, therapies, or medical interventions in human subjects. Clinical trials coordinators liaise with healthcare providers, research teams, regulatory authorities, and study participants to plan and execute clinical trials, recruit and enroll participants, collect clinical data, and ensure compliance with research protocols and ethical guidelines.
  5. Medical Sales Representative: Promote and sell biomedical products, medical devices, or pharmaceuticals to healthcare professionals, hospitals, clinics, or pharmacies, providing product information, training, and support to customers and clients. Medical sales representatives develop sales strategies, build client relationships, demonstrate product features, and negotiate sales contracts to achieve sales targets and market penetration in the healthcare industry.
  6. Regulatory Affairs Specialist: Work in regulatory affairs departments of pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, or regulatory agencies, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, standards, and guidelines governing the development, marketing, and distribution of biomedical products and healthcare technologies. Regulatory affairs specialists prepare regulatory submissions, coordinate regulatory approvals, and provide regulatory guidance and support to ensure product quality, safety, and efficacy in regulatory compliance.
  7. Biotechnology Analyst: Analyze and evaluate biotechnological products, processes, or technologies in biotechnology companies, research institutions, or regulatory agencies, assessing their scientific, technical, and commercial potential for biomedical applications. Biotechnology analysts conduct market research, evaluate intellectual property rights, assess competitive landscapes, and provide strategic insights and recommendations to support investment decisions, technology licensing, and product development initiatives in the biotechnology industry.
  8. Medical Writer: Create written content and communications materials for biomedical and healthcare audiences, including scientific manuscripts, medical publications, regulatory documents, marketing materials, and patient education resources. Medical writers translate complex scientific information into clear, accurate, and accessible content, following regulatory guidelines and industry standards, to support scientific communication, knowledge dissemination, and medical education initiatives in the healthcare sector.
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