Charles Sturt University
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3 years full time; 6 years part time
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Launch your career as a medical scientist with the skills and knowledge gained in this Bachelor of Medical Science (with specialisations) from Charles Sturt University.
Study subjects that interest you! Choose from three specialisation options or pursue a generalist course of study that will help you achieve your personal career goals. Build on the foundational information you'll develop in this course with a specialisation in pathology, biotechnology or clinical physiology, giving you skills tailored to the job you want.
Whether your passion is in the laboratory or at the cutting edge of biotechnology research, this qualification can help you move towards your goals. This course provides you with a broad understanding of medical science and public health, develop your research and technical skills and provide you with insight into the healthcare system. You'll exit the course with the skills to work in a clinical or research setting, with a wide range of opportunities for employment in the healthcare industry in the public or private sectors or related industries.
Studying Medical Science at CSU
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this medical science course, subjects you may study include:
Clinical Physiology specialisation:
CSU offers a range of student support services, academic learning support and skills development for all its distance education students. Studying with CSU, you will have access to your online subjects, Student Services, the CSU Library, forums and your exam results through student.csu, a personalised online portal.
You will also have entry into CSU Interact, a scholarly environment that connects students and staff online. Each subject you’re enrolled in will have its own subject site housed within CSU Interact, giving you access to learning content, tools and subject forums.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Medical Science (with specialisations) from Charles Sturt University.
You'll develop general medical science research skills essential to your profession and you'll also have the opportunity to pursue a specialisation in Biotechnology, Pathology, Clinical Physiology, allowing you to pursue interesting job opportunities.
Wondering where a career in medicine could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Physician, Surgeon, Medical Specialist, Medical Researcher, Medical Imaging Professional, Allied Health Professional.
Charles Sturt University offers up front payment for this course. You may also be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place if you meet citizenship and residency requirements, allowing you to defer part or all of your course fees.
Enquire now to find out more about your options.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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