Global Study LocationRepublic Polytechnic
This course is available
via Global pathways
Level of Study
2.5 years at Republic Polytech + 2 years at Otago
Next start date
Global Pathways to New Zealand:
Students can apply for entry to the Otago Bachelor of Biomedical Science Programme after successfully completing five semesters (2.5 years) at Republic Polytechnic. Students are eligible to graduate following a further two years of successful full-time study at the University of Otago (2.5 years + 2 years).
New Zealand Qualification
Graduates from Otago's Bachelor of Biomedical Science programme have a reputation for excellence and are globally sought after within a wide range of fields including biotechnological, pharmaceutical, biomedical and agricultural. The degree is also a springboard for engaging in advanced study, research, or professional health programmes.
A defining feature of this degree is its interdisciplinary nature which enables students to select papers from multiple contributing academic departments.
Applicants must successfully complete the required five semesters of study at the Republic Polytechnic, with a minimum GPA of 2.75 (Otago: B) and must meet the University Otago's English entry requirements. Students who are marginally below the required overall average will be considered on a case-by-case basis. For further details, please visit the University of Otago website.