Bachelor of Medical Science

Medical student with test tube


The ANU Bachelor of Medical Science brings the disciplines of genetics, immunology, nutrition, physiology, microbiology, biochemistry and anatomy into a single degree. Our well-regarded program will provide you with a fundamental knowledge of the medical sciences - giving you a platform from which to undertake further study towards a career in medical research or in medicine, pharmacology, physiotherapy, nutrition, dietetics or forensic science. This flexible degree also lets you choose additional subjects in complementary disciplines such as neuroscience, psychology, molecular biology and ethics in order to develop your interests further. You will learn about the real applications of medical science by having the opportunity to interact with various health professionals through seminars, work place visits and interviews.

Career prospects

ANU Bachelor of Medical Science graduates compete successfully at jobs requiring knowledge of modern molecular, cellular and biotechnological techniques. This degree will also give students who have an interest in health administration in both government and private sectors a sound basis for entry into this discipline. The Bachelor of Medical Science is also appropriate for those who may seek graduate entry into physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, or medical research elsewhere.

Updated:  14 October 2019/Responsible Officer:  Director RSB/Page Contact:  Webmaster RSB