Bachelor of Medical Science

Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

Follow in the footsteps of Nobel Prize winner Howard Florey and kick-start career in medical research with the Bachelor of Medical Science. Students will delve into genetics, immunology, nutrition, physiology, microbiology, biochemistry and anatomy to understand how the human body works. Learn directly from biomedical scientists and health professionals, who are working to develop new cancer vaccines or ground-breaking treatments for autoimmune diseases.

Structure

In this program students will study a total of 144 units. Typically students will take 4 courses per semester (total of 24 units) and 8 courses per year (total of 48 units) as a full-time student. Students will complete 24 courses over the three years (total of 144 units). Out of the 144 units, 96 units (16 courses) must be science courses and the remaining 48 units (8 courses) can be from science or non-science courses. See http://science.anu.edu.au/current-students/structuring-your-degree/bachelor-medical-science-structure for more information.

Subjects

  • Medical science
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Physiology

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Or a completed Associate Diploma, Associate Degree, AQF Diploma, Diploma, AQF Advanced Diploma or Graduate Certificate
  • Or at least one standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) in a single program of degree level study at an Australian higher education institution
  • Or an approved tertiary preparation course unless subsequent study is undertaken. ATAR: 90, QLD Band: 6, International Baccalaureate: 33

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra International: $145,440
  • ATAR: 80
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Science must maintain an average of 65 per cent across all compulsory and core courses each semester to remain in this program. Semester one admit only. This program can also be incorporated into a double degree through the Flexible Double in any of the three groups Arts, Business, Social Sciences, and Science or Engineering and Advanced Computing or Law. For more information please view: https://science.anu.edu.au/study/bachelor-degrees/bachelor-medical-science

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