Bachelor of Medical Science (Advanced)

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  • Qualification:
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
  • Payment options:
    HECS-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    3 years full time
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Western Sydney University
  • Location:
    ACT | NSW
  • Career Outcomes:
    Medical Researcher | Laboratory Worker | Veterinary Pathologist | Pharmaceuticals | Government health departments | View All

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Course Rundown

Fascinated by the inner workings of the kidneys, lungs, the human brain, and every little thing that is essential for keeping our bodies functioning as they do?

Take your curiosity and transform it into an incredible career with the Bachelor of Medical Science (Advanced) from Western Sydney University.

Designed for high-achieving students who want to extend themselves, this degree equips you with both specialised knowledge and enhanced inquiry skills in medicinal chemistry, biomedical science or anatomy and physiology. It’s designed to provide initial training for a range of careers in medical science while also allowing students to develop leadership and/or research skills.

Get started down the exciting and challenging path that is medical science with the Bachelor of Medical Science (Advanced) from Western Sydney University. Your work might change the world one day!


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

Majors (choose one):

  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Biomedical Science

Trust Western Sydney University to get you qualified in your field! Gain a recognised degree in Business, Health, Psychology, Communication, Medical Science, Criminology, Arts or loads more with WSU. 

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 (Advanced) from Western Sydney University. 

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

As a Medical Science graduate, you will have a variety of exciting and meaningful career paths to choose from.

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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