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Medical Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 32 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Gold Coast, Australia
The Medical Studies offered at Bond University is designed to equip graduates with the foundational knowledge, skills and attributes required to safely and effectively practise medicine in today’s complex healthcare environment.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Medical Studies offered at Bond University is distinguished by its strong educational focus on problem-based learning, interactive workshops and clinical simulation. With small class sizes, students learn in a highly personalised environment with state-of-the-art equipment.

The second of Bonds 2-part Medical Program (the Doctor of Medicine) must be completed for students to be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in any state or territory in Australia or New Zealand. The MD is distinguished by its strong focus on evidence-based medicine and integrated clinical practice. Due to Bonds tri-semester structure, graduating students will have the advantage of entering the workforce as a Doctor in only 14 semesters.

Key features

  • The shortest pathway to becoming a Doctor in Australia
  • Volunteer and gain support through multiple Medical Student Societies
  • Students benefit from small class sizes meaning a more personalised experience
  • Gain extended exposure to basic clinical specialties through a number of placements
  • Students completing the medical program will be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in any state or territory in Australia or New Zealand

Professional recognition and career opportunities

The Bachelor of Medical Studies and Doctor of Medicine degrees are accredited by the Australian Medical Council (AMC) ensuring that they meet or exceed the agreed national guidelines for medical education. Upon successful completion of both of the degrees, graduates are eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in any state or territory in Australia or New Zealand.

Graduates of the Medical Program (BMedSt and MD) will have the appropriate knowledge, attitudes and skills to work effectively as interns in Australian hospitals and will be ideally positioned to undergo further training in any of the Australasian specialty colleges. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 32 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introducing the structure and function of discrete organs
  • Psychological basis of normal human behaviour
  • Sociological basis of the behaviours of populations
  • Relationships between structure and function, building complexity into an integrative systems focus
  • Mechanisms of disease and infectious organisms
  • Normal compensatory mechanisms for restoring normal function

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    98

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

English (Qld Certificate of Education four semesters at least sound achievement or equivalent) (applicable to Undergraduate applicants only)

  • Chemistry (Qld Certificate of Education four semesters at least sound achievement or equivalent)  or successful completion of any first year or greater Chemistry subject undertaken at a minimum of Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) Level 7 from a recognised provider; or
  • Maths B (Qld Certificate of Education four semesters at least sound achievement or equivalent)
  • Physics (Qld Certificate of Education four semesters at least sound achievement or equivalent) 
CRICOS code 0101292

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28940 AUD per semester and a duration of 32 months.
  • National

    57880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28940 AUD per semester and a duration of 32 months.
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Living costs for Gold Coast

  • 1313 - 2310 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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