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Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences University of Adelaide

4.2 out of 5 from 5 reviews
Bachelor Degree
Adelaide
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences is a diverse and flexible degree that prepares students to tackle the major health issues facing the world today. With a unique selection of courses that draw from all the health sciences disciplines, the degree is ideal for students who are fascinated by the human body and who wish to develop a broad range of relevant, transferable and highly sought-after skills suited to a variety of careers in health.

Developed in consultation with industry partners, this innovative degree offers flexible online and part-time study options. Students can choose to focus their studies on their interests with majors available in Clinical Trials, Medical Sciences, Neurosciences, Addiction and Mental Health, Nutritional Health, Public Health, and Reproductive and Childhood Health. A year-long research placement provides practical hands-on experience, and overseas study opportunities are available to increase understanding of global health issues.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences are well-equipped to improve the health of individuals and populations across a range of roles in research, government, business and community health settings; as well as being ready for further study or research.

Majors

The Medical Health stream offers majors in:
Clinical Trials
Medical Sciences
Neurosciences

The Lifespan Health stream offers majors in:
Addiction and...

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Careers

Medical/research/clinical/nutrition scientists in research institutes, hospitals, diagnostic and pathology laboratories, pharmaceutical and biotechnology...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences University of Adelaide based on 5 reviews
Rating
4.2
Job prospects
3.2
Teachers
4.4
Course work
4.0
Time worthy
3.6
Money Worthy
3.6



Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: What makes this course great is the freedom that it provides. For students who want to get into a health profession but aren't sure exactly where they want to go then Health and Medical Science is a great course for them. I want to swap into studying medicine and have found Health and Medical Science to be a great ...

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April 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: The content studied is directed to your chosen pathways i.e post grad medicine and/ or public health/psychology. You have the opportunity to study so many aspects of the health and medical science field. (anatomy, physiology, pathology, public health, psychology and more) Also this course allows you to discover you...

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April 2018
Year completed 2021

Positive: There is a lot of variety and choice to how you lead your university degree, from choosing your majors and minors and experimenting with different courses. It also allows you to experiment with other areas using your open electives (eg. Studying Sciences instead of Arts) and decide what is the right degree and major...

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February 2018
Year completed 2022

It's a hard course that goes for a long duration, but you get some great hands on experience at Uni.

My advice to future students is: Take on every opportunity offered to you.

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February 2018
Year completed 2020

Positive - very broad, allows for a lot of independence and diverse options
Negative - no direction into future pathways

My advice to future students - Have an idea of what you want to get out of it

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