Bachelor of Medical Science

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  • Qualification:
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
  • Payment options:
    HECS-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
  • Duration:
    3 years full-time or 6 years part-time
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Western Sydney University
  • Location:
    ACT | NSW
  • Career Outcomes:
    Hospitals | Pathology labs | Veterinary pathology labs | Pharmaceuticals and cosmetics | Government health departments | View All

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Course Rundown

Want to unlock mysterious medical conditions yet to be explained? Passionate about advancing human health? Open the doors to a range of exciting and rewarding career paths in the medical profession with the Bachelor of Medical Science from Western Sydney University.

This course prepares you for work in a range of roles including medical research laboratories, hospital laboratories and in pathology laboratories in various industries settings –  from government health departments to organisations such as the CSIRO.

You’ll gain a foundational knowledge required for roles in the medical science field, with specialisation options in biomedical science, medicinal chemistry, and anatomy and physiology.

Make your start building a career in one of the world’s most respected professions, enquire about the Bachelor of Medical Science from Western Sydney University today!



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In this medical science course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Scientific Literacy
  • Biodiversity
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • Functional Proteins and Genes
  • Work Internship for Science Professionals
  • Complex Case Studies in Science
  • Quantitative Thinking
  • Mathematics 1A
  • Cell Biology
  • Essential Chemistry 2


  • Biomedical Science
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Anatomy and Physiology

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Study online or on-campus and gain valuable, real-life skills that'll see you succeed in the workforce. With a reputation for excellence, you can be proud to graduate with a degree that comes from a uni ranked in the top 2% globally! Open up to a world of possibilities and enquire about a course with WSU today.

When you join Western Sydney University you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during your studies.

Whether you're studying on-campus or online, students will have access to student advisors, specially trained online learning advisors, access to online assignment assistance to ensure your work is always on the right track, student welfare services including professional counselling, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.

Campus Locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

Australia Capital Territory: Campbelltown
New South Wales: Parramatta South, Hawkesbury

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Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion, you'll receive a Bachelor of Medical Science from Western Sydney University.

The Medicinal Chemistry major within the Bachelor of Medical Science is accredited by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) for normal entry of a graduate to the Chartered Chemist qualification.

This course will open up various career possibilities in the medical science field, with specialisation options in biomedical science, medicinal chemistry, and anatomy and physiology.

Curious about where a career in medical could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Fees for this course vary depending on the units selected. 

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees.

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HECS-HELP You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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