School of Biomedical Sciences

About our School

QUT’s School of Biomedical Sciences is internationally renowned for combining innovative research with high-quality teaching programs to address global health issues.

Our interdisciplinary and collaborative research focuses on key challenges in health, including cancer, genomics and infectious diseases. Our discovery and enterprise generate knowledge and solutions that improve healthcare outcomes for individuals and communities both locally and internationally.

Our research-led undergraduate and postgraduate education programs are educating and training the next generation of scientific leaders and entrepreneurs in the biotech, pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors.

Study with us

Pursue a contemporary education built on the foundation of leading-edge discovery in biomedical sciences. Our students are equipped with a strong grounding in the knowledge, technical proficiency, cultural awareness, experience and transferable skills needed to excel in their fields.

Watch Stephanie (left) describe what it is like to be a Biomedical Sciences student at QUT, and take a tour of our teaching laboratories via the links below.

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Higher degree research

Join our team of researchers to address society's most pressing biomedical issues in areas such as cancer prevention and therapy, chronic aging-associated diseases, allergies, antibiotic resistance, sexually-transmitted diseases and pregnancy complications. Explore the exciting research projects available for Honours, Masters and PhD students.

Research with us


Well above world standard:


Oncology and Carcinogenesis

Laboratories and research facilities


Our undergraduate curriculum is enriched by practical learning in state-of-the-art laboratories. The Q-Labs at our Gardens Point campus contain specialised facilities for Molecular and Cellular investigation, Pathology, and Physiology. The H2 Laboratories at our Kelvin Grove campus provide further access to technologies in Genomics, Immunology, Virology and Microbiology.

Research facilities

Much of our research and postgraduate education is delivered through our research centres, embedded within world-leading research facilities (Genomics and Precision Health), and with key external partners such as the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (Centre for Immunology and Infection Control), the Translational Research Institute (Microbiome Research, Precision Cancer Research and Treatment) and the Centre for Children's Health Research.

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Future students

07 3138 2000 (Australian and NZ)

+617 3138 9944 (International)

Industry and alumni