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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$30.00
 Suitable Footwear 
 Faculty Laboratory Experiment Manuals$7.00
 Suitable Footwear 
Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Performance (same additional costs as Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science)Faculty Laboratory Experiment Manuals$7.00
 Hepatitis B vaccinations and serology*
 Blue Card and Federal Police Certificate*
 CPR/ First Aid Certificate*
 Internships 
Bachelor of Health Sciences & Bachelor of Health Sciences with HonoursLab Coat$30.00
 Suitable Footwear 
 Faculty Laboratory Experiment Manuals$7.00
 Parking (if required)Varies per location
Medical ProgramLab CoatProvided by faculty
 Suitable Footwear 
 Hepatitis B vaccinations, immunisations as required and serology*
 Blue Card and Federal Police Certificate*
 CPR/ First Aid Certificate*
 Clinical Placements 
 Stethoscope$80.00-$200.00
 Parking (if required)Varies per location
SubjectAdditional Compulsory ItemsApprox. cost
in AUD
Doctor of PhysiotherapyLab Coat$30.00
 Student Uniform Shirt/Polo/VestRanges from $30.00 - $75.00 
each
 Stethoscope$80.00-$200.00
 Goniometer 
 Clinical uniform (including uniform shirt, trousers, enclosed black shoes and belt) 
 Faculty Laboratory Experiment Manuals$7.00
 Hepatitis B vaccinations, immunisations as required and serology*
 Blue Card and Federal Police Certificate*
 CPR / First Aid courses*
 Clinical Placements (including travel and accommodation) 

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

Student Uniform Dress Shirt$30 - $50 (3 shirts minimum
recommended)
 Suitable Footwear 
 Hepatitis B vaccinations, immunisations as required and serology*
 Blue Card and Federal Police Certificate*
 CPR / First Aid courses*
 Compulsory contribution to international placement$1,000.00
 Clinical Placements (including travel and accommodation) 
Master of Science (by Research) Lab Coat$30.00
 Suitable Footwear 
 Faculty Laboratory Experiment Manuals$7.00
Master of Occupational TherapyClinical Placements (including travel and accommodation) 
 Student Uniform Shirt/Polo/Vest

Ranges from
$35.00 - $75.00 each

 CPR / First Aid courses*
Master of Healthcare Innovations 
(Graduate Certificate in Health Systems,
Graduate Certificate in Evidence-based
Practice & Graduate Diploma in Healthcare
Innovations included)
Lab CoatProvided by Faculty 
 Suitable Footwear 
 Hepatitis B vaccinations, immunisations as required and serology 
 Blue Card and Federal Police Certificate 
 CPR/ First Aid Certificate 
 

Placements (travel/accommodation)

Varies per location

 

Workshops (travel/accommodation)

Varies per location

 

Study Tour (i.e Silicon Valley)

$10,000 - approximately

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.

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)$41 per vaccinationOne vaccination every 10 years (must not expire during your studies)
Vaccination: Hepatitis B$26 per vaccinationA series of 3 vaccinations
Vaccination: Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR)$36 per vaccinationA series of 2 vaccinations
Vaccination: Varicella$66 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.

Bond University Medical Clinic is cash only, no EFTPOS available.