3 years

Starting Date

February, August

Tuition Fee

$AUD 32,900 per year


Canberra, Australia

CRICOS Code: 046613B

Admission Requirements

  • ACT: Chemistry (T) and Mathematics (T) majors.
  • NSW: Chemistry and Mathematics.

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS Band: 6

The program

Providing a focused grounding on the interactions between chemical and biological science, as well as key disciplines in medical science, you’ll become experienced and proficient in medical science laboratory skills, specifically those used in research laboratories.

You’ll flourish under the guidance of UC’s expert teaching staff, who all have extensive experience in medical and biomedical research and are members of UC’s prestigious Centre for Research in Therapeutic Solutions.

Highly practical and alive with Work Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities, you’ll graduate with a confident knowledge of the workings of a laboratory and the necessary skills to secure your first employment role in medical science. Or if further study is your planned next step, the course is the perfect pathway for entry into postgraduate medicine or other allied health specialties.

Study a Bachelor of Medical Science at University of Canberra and you will:

  • gain a breadth of medical laboratory expertise
  • become proficient in the laboratory environment
  • cultivate a background in chemical and biological sciences and their interaction
  • become equipped with the skills required to work in a regional laboratory environment or as a specialist in a specific discipline.

Courses Included

  • Chemistry
  • Immunology
  • Integrated Studies of Disease
  • Human Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry

Career Opportunities

  • Biotechnologist
  • Medical scientist
  • Cardiac technologist
  • Laboratory technician
  • Pathology technician
  • Research scientist
  • Research officer
  • Science educator

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