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Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine additional compulsory costs

Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine

SubjectAdditional Compulsory ItemsApprox. cost
in AUD
Bachelor of Biomedical Science & Bachelor of Biomedical Science with HonoursLab Coat$30
 Suitable Footwear*refer to Note 1
 Faculty Laboratory Experiment Manuals$7
Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science & Bachelor of Exercise & Sports PerformanceLab Coat$30
 Suitable Footwear*refer to Note 1
 Faculty Laboratory Experiment Manuals$7
 Hepatitis B vaccinations and serology*refer to Compliance Requirements below
 Blue Card and Federal Police Certificate*refer to Compliance Requirements below
 CPR/ First Aid Certificate*refer to Compliance Requirements below
 Student Uniform - Polo ShirtApproximately $35
Bachelor of Health Sciences & Bachelor of Health Sciences with HonoursLab Coat$30
 Suitable Footwear*refer to Note 1
 Faculty Laboratory Experiment Manuals$7
 Parking (if required)Varies per location
Medical ProgramLab CoatProvided by Faculty
 Suitable Footwear*refer to Note 1
 Hepatitis B vaccinations, immunisations as required and serology*refer to Compliance Requirements below
 Blue Card and Federal Police Certificate*refer to Compliance Requirements below
 CPR/ First Aid Certificate*refer to Compliance Requirements below
 Clinical Placements*refer to note 2
 StethoscopeApproximately $150
 Parking (if required)Varies per location

Notes:

  1. Students participating in Laboratory Practicums will require enclosed footwear
  2. Students undertaking Clinical Placements, Internships or Field trips in Australia and overseas will need to pay additional costs associated with travel and accommodation.
  3. Students undertaking Clinical Placements are required to maintain professional dress standards in clinical situations.
  4. Hepatitis B vaccinations, serology, Blue Cards and Federal Police Certificate are mandatory in Queensland and NSW Health facilities and will be required for all students undertaking Clinical Placements. Additional immunisations may also be required (in particular for international placements). Please note that due to Hep B vaccination shortages, students may be required to obtain alternative Hep B vaccinations including combined Hep A/Hep B or paediatric Hep B vaccinations (2 doses equal 1 adult dose) – cost of alternatives may vary.
  5. Students participating in internships involving working with children will be advised as to the requirement for a Blue Card and/or Federal Police Certificate. Some placements may also require Hepatitis B vaccinations and serology.
  6. Honours students participating in laboratory research involving human tissue will be advised as to the requirement for specific immunisations.
  7. Immunisation Costs are based on Bond University Health Services estimates which are likely to fluctuate.
  8. Costs may vary between providers and the above are best estimates based on prior experience and are subject to fluctuations depending on location of the placement.
  9. Healthcare Innovations students who choose to complete their Capstone placement and project outside of their organisation or away from home, and those who would like to attend workshops in person may incur costs associated with travel/accommodation.
SubjectAdditional Compulsory ItemsApprox. cost
in AUD
Doctor of PhysiotherapyLab Coat$30
 Student Uniform Shirt/Polo/VestRanges from $30 - $75
each
 StethoscopeApproximately $150
 Clinical uniform (including uniform shirt, trousers, enclosed black shoes and belt)$100 - $500
 Faculty Laboratory Experiment Manuals$7
 Hepatitis B vaccinations, immunisations as required and serology*refer to Compliance Requirements below
 Blue Card and Federal Police Certificate*refer to Compliance Requirements below
 CPR / First Aid courses*refer to Compliance Requirements below
 Clinical Placements (including travel and accommodation)$3500 - $5000 *refer note 8

Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice
(Graduate Certificate in Nutrition & Graduate Diploma in Nutrition included)

Student Uniform Dress Shirt$30 - $50 each (3 shirts minimum recommended)
 Suitable Footwear*refer to Note 1
 Hepatitis B vaccinations, immunisations as required and serology*refer to Compliance Requirements below
 Blue Card and Federal Police Certificate*refer to Compliance Requirements below
 CPR / First Aid courses*refer to Compliance Requirements below
 Compulsory contribution to international placement (including travel insurance)$1200 
 Clinical Placements (including travel, accommodation and car insurance)$1000 - $4500 *refer note 8
Master of Science (by Research) Lab Coat *refer to note 7$30
 Suitable Footwear*refer to Note 1
 Faculty Laboratory Experiment Manuals$7
Master of Occupational TherapyClinical Placements (including travel and accommodation)$1000 - $4500 *refer note 8
 Student Uniform Shirt/Polo/Vest

Ranges from
$35 - $75 each

 Suitable Footwear*refer to Note 1
 Hepatitis B vaccinations, immunisations as required and serology*refer to Compliance Requirements below
 Blue Card and Federal Police Certificate*refer to Compliance Requirements below
 CPR / First Aid courses*refer to Compliance Requirements below
Master of Healthcare Innovations 
(Graduate Certificate in Health Systems,
Graduate Certificate in Evidence-based
Practice & Graduate Diploma in Healthcare
Innovations included)
Placements (travel/accommodation)*refer to Note 9
 

Workshops (travel/accommodation)

*refer to Note 9

Notes:

  1. Students participating in Laboratory Practicums will require enclosed footwear
  2. Students undertaking Clinical Placements, Internships or Field trips in Australia and overseas will need to pay additional costs associated with travel and accommodation.
  3. Students undertaking Clinical Placements are required to maintain professional dress standards in clinical situations.
  4. Hepatitis B vaccinations, serology, Blue Cards and Federal Police Certificate are mandatory in Queensland and NSW Health facilities and will be required for all students undertaking Clinical Placements. Additional immunisations may also be required (in particular for international placements). Please note that due to Hep B vaccination shortages, students may be required to obtain alternative Hep B vaccinations including combined Hep A/Hep B or paediatric Hep B vaccinations (2 doses equal 1 adult dose) – cost of alternatives may vary.
  5. Students participating in internships involving working with children will be advised as to the requirement for a Blue Card and/or Federal Police Certificate. Some placements may also require Hepatitis B vaccinations and serology.
  6. Honours students participating in laboratory research involving human tissue will be advised as to the requirement for specific immunisations.
  7. Immunisation Costs are based on Bond University Health Services estimates which are likely to fluctuate.
  8. Costs may vary between providers and the above are best estimates based on prior experience and are subject to fluctuations depending on location of the placement.
  9. Healthcare Innovations students who choose to complete their Capstone placement and project outside of their organisation or away from home, and those who would like to attend workshops in person may incur costs associated with travel/accommodation.

Compliance requirements

Costs are approximate only and subject to change without notice. For full details of your compliance requirements, please refer to the Compliance Handbook for your program.

            Requirement

     Approximate Cost (AUD)

                 Important Details

                                                                 Health Protection

SerologyFree at Bond University Medical Clinic for Medicare Card or OSHC insurance holders. Private fees apply for other patients.Serology at Bond University Medical Clinic subject to nurse availability; other clinics may bulk bill Medicare Card holders or charge approx. $60 - $240
Serology: Tuberculosis – Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) TB Quantiferon test*

$80 - $100

Can be attended at QML Varsity- blood test form can be organised through Bond University Medical Clinic.

Required if you were born in or have spent more than 12 weeks in your lifetime in countries considered high risk for TB
Vaccination: dTpa (Adacel or Boostrix)$40 per vaccinationOne vaccination every 10 years (must not expire during your studies)
Vaccination: Hepatitis B$30 per vaccinationA series of 3 vaccinations
Vaccination: Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR)$40 per vaccinationA series of 2 vaccinations
Vaccination: Varicella$70 per vaccinationA series of 2 vaccinations
Vaccination: Seasonal Influenza$20 per vaccinationOne vaccination each year by June 1st

                                                           Security Checks

Australian National Police Certificate$25 to $50Require for all students
International Criminal History CheckVaries by country. A free alternative is to complete the NSW Health Statutory Declaration for Overseas Applicants or Students.Required for citizens of countries other than Australia
QLD Working with Children Check (Blue Card)Free for studentsRequired for all students
NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC)Free for studentsRequired for students of PHTY, OCTY and NUTR only

                                                            Mandatory Training 

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid training (Includes HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)$100 - $220Price includes CPR training; must be renewed every 3 years
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training$50 - $70Must be renewed each year

*To confirm your serology costs, you can:

  • Ask your doctor how the tests will be billed
  • Ask the pathology laboratory
  • Ask your private health fund/health insurer
  • For Medicare Card holders, contact Medicare on 132 011 or visit the Medicare website.