You’re fascinated by the science of medicine. This course gives you the tools to take that fascination and transform it into an amazing and rewarding future.
Note: Not all units are available on listed campuses. Please refer to our handbook for more information. You will be required to travel between campuses to complete this degree.
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Advance human health
This degree lets you pick from three key areas to suit your career goals: Biomedical Science, Medicinal Chemistry, or Anatomy and Physiology. It opens you up to a world of unlimited opportunities in a huge range of fields, including medical research, hospital or pathology labs, pharmaceuticals or cosmetics, scientific sales, and quality assurance.
When you successfully complete the 12-month Diploma in Science from The College, you gain guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Medical Science at Western Sydney University.
To apply, all you need is an ATAR of 55+ and the determination to work hard. Once you’re here, our mission is to make sure you have the supportive learning environment and flexibility to transform your life. That includes smaller class sizes with greater access to one-on-one teaching and support.
At The College, we’re dedicated to your success. We know that if you’re given a supportive learning environment with a dedicated team of educators, anything is possible. Our wide range of pathway options include University Foundation Studies, Extended Diplomas and Integrated Diploma/Bachelor courses. Your success starts here.
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on units selected.
For further information, consult: Student Contribution Bands
Delivery: On campus
This course is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
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This program may open the door to a career in:
- Medical research laboratories
- Hospital laboratories
- Veterinary pathology laboratories
- Pathology laboratories
- Medical sales.
Medical researchers conduct tests to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.
Pharmaceutical Industry Professional
Professionals working in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries promote the safe use of medicines and contribute to research, testing and development of pharmaceuticals and medical products.
Pathologists identify the cause and processes of disease and illness by examining changes in body tissue and in blood and other body fluids, and conduct tests on samples of tissues, blood and body secretions.
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.