36 months
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36500 AUD/year
8571 AUD/year
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About

This Medical Science degree from Flinders University covers areas such as biochemistry, biotechnology, microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience and more. It provides exciting options for students interested in a wide range of careers in the medical and health sciences, and emphasises the fundamental sciences that underpin virtually all fields of medical science.  

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Overview

This Medical Science degree from Flinders University provides exciting options for students interested in a wide range of careers in the medical and health sciences, and emphasises the fundamental sciences that underpin virtually all fields of medical science.

Why study Medical Science at Flinders  

  • Access state-of-the-art research facilities
  • Choose topics from both biological sciences and medicine to combine a solid understanding of the human body with the laboratory skills for medical science
  • Laboratory practicals and experiments prepare you for work as a medical scientist
  • Be immersed in a strong clinical and research environment
  • Opportunity to apply for entry into our optometry degree at the end of year one
  • Eligibility to apply, on graduation, for a sub-quota of up to 25 places in Flinders’ Doctor of Medicine (domestic students only)
  • Optional postgraduate pathways into nutrition and dietetics, speech pathology, audiology and medicine
  • Sub-quotas available for rural and remote applicants (domestic students only)

Your career

The degree provides options for students interested in a wide range of careers in the medical and health sciences. Graduates may find employment in such fields as medical science, pharmaceutical research, biomedical organisations, diagnostic laboratories, health administration, and health planning and policy.

Potential occupations include:

  • bone densitometry technician
  • cardiac physiologist
  • medical laboratory technician
  • medical scientist
  • research and development scientist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evolution of Biological Diversity  
  • Molecular Basis of Life  
  • Skills for Medical Scientists   
  • How Your Body Works: Human Physiology and Structure 
  • Chemical Structure and Bonding  
  • Chemistry 
  • Chemistry for the Life Sciences 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

108 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 028940C  

  • The minimum entry requirement is comparable to an ATAR of 65, please note that some Flinders programs require higher than a comparable ATAR of 65. For further information please see the individual requirements for programs on the course listings.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36500 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8571 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8571 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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