Bachelor of Medical Science

Australian National University (ANU)

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.

Course Fee:


International: $145,440

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

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 you can Study:

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

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

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra 80.15 No Part time 6 years
Canberra 80.15 No Full time 3 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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