Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Advanced)

The University of Adelaide

For students who want to lead the way on health issues, the Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Advanced) is an innovative degree with a global health focus that prepares them to improve the health of individuals and populations. With an emphasis on innovation, entrepreneurship, and hands-on clinical and research skills, the degree offers a strong foundation in a wide range of health related areas and provides graduates with the knowledge and leadership skills suited to a variety of careers in health. Students are taught by award-winning academics to develop clinical skills with a medical focus. A unique course in hacking health offers the chance to explore solutions to frontline healthcare problems. With a choice of seven majors in Clinical Trials, Medical Sciences, Neurosciences, Addiction and Mental Health, Nutritional Health, Public Health, and Reproductive and Childhood Health; as well as flexible online and part-time learning options, students can shape their studies to match their interests, career aspirations and lifestyle. A year-long research placement provides the opportunity to gain practical experience and build professional networks, and overseas study is available to help students gain a global perspective of health issues. The Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Advanced) is designed to produce graduates who have the confidence, initiative and leadership skills to work in a range of health settings. Depending on the major chosen, students may choose to develop careers in research environments, government, industry, business, community organisations and academia; or go on to further study at honours or postgraduate level.

Course Fee:

International: $115,500

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent with an ATAR of 95, IB score of 35, or Adelaide Approved Score of 95. For more information, visit:


Providing general foundation studies in a broad range of areas in Health and Medical Sciences, the program structure requires students to undertake a major, leading to an in-depth understanding in one specialised health-related area. The degree structure permits students to complement this focus with a choice of broadening electives, as well as providing an opportunity for an international study experience. Students have the flexibility to select one of seven different majors spread across two different streams: Medical Health and Lifespan Health. Unique to this degree are three courses which will develop skills for professional engagement in the workplace, as well as fostering leadership and initiative: Clinical Skills and Simulation, Hacking Health, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Health.

Subjects you can Study:

Clinical trials; Medical sciences; Neurosciences; Addiction and mental health; Nutritional health; Public health; reproductive and childhood health

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace 84.45 No Full time 3 years
North Terrace 84.45 No Part time

A dynamic campus life in Adelaide’s CBD  

Our main campus is located on North Terrace, one of the premier streets in Adelaide’s CBD. Surrounded by the State’s Art Gallery, Museum and Library, the campus is also walking distance from shops, cafes, businesses, parklands and Adelaide Oval. 
The North Terrace campus itself is stunning. A mixture of historical sandstone buildings and new purpose-built facilities. It’s a hive of activity and has a rich campus life, with most of the 27,000 students attending classes there each day. 
The University also has a campus at Roseworthy, 55kms north of Adelaide. Roseworthy is home to South Australia’s only veterinary school and houses internationally renowned equine, companion and production animal health centres. 
Our Waite campus is 8kms walk south of Adelaide and is the biggest plant and agricultural science research site in the Southern Hemisphere. 

Degrees for jobs of the future    

University of Adelaide degrees are relevant to the ever-changing needs of employers, industries and the community. We offer more than 180 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in areas such as:
  • music, teaching, languages, history, media, international studies and development, and social sciences
  • engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
  • health and medical sciences, dentistry and oral health, nursing, medicine, and psychology
  • law, business, economics, finance, architecture, innovation and entrepreneurship, and marketing
  • biology, agriculture, food science, veterinary, physics, chemistry, and nutrition. 

Learn alongside bright minds  

A University of Adelaide degree doesn’t just get you your first job, a degree at Adelaide sets you up for a lifetime of learning and a successful career. 
Our students become more than just masters of their discipline, they learn how to think differently, solve problems, innovate and adapt to their environment. 
All our degrees include a strong research component, allowing students to contribute to discoveries from their first day at university.
We also provide our students with the opportunity to learn from internationally-acclaimed researchers, in small groups. We work closely with employers to ensure our students graduate with the skills they need to succeed in the workplace. 

Build a career from our reputation 

Established in 1874, the University of Adelaide is the third-oldest university in Australia. 
We are a member of the leading universities in Australia, the Group of Eight (Go8) coalition, and have strong partnerships with government, a wide range of industries, and universities right across the globe.    
Many notable people studied at the University of Adelaide, including astronaut Andy Thomas, former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard and Nobel laureates William and Lawrence Bragg. World leaders, CEOs, Rhodes Scholars and Olympians are also amongst our alumni. 
CRICOS No. 00123M

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