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Gain the skills and knowledge needed to work in diagnostic pathology, biotechnology, forensics or research when you study a medical science degree at UniSA.
Align your studies with your career ambitions when you choose from a diverse range of advanced specialisations, and gain valuable practical experience in our state-of-the-art on-campus laboratories.
You will benefit from our strong links with the Sansom Institute for Health Research and the Centre for Cancer Biology, which offer you the opportunity to work alongside experienced industry professionals, award-winning researchers and acclaimed academics. This is a great opportunity for you to build important relationships and networks, which may be vital to your career progression as a graduate.
We are committed to growing your career, and our graduates have the best career outcomes in South Australia1.
As a Medical Science student you will have the opportunity to participate in research projects at the University’s Sansom Institute for Health Research and Centre for Cancer Biology and will be taught by industry professionals. Our teachers have a very practical approach to learning, which means you’ll be able to experience working on real-projects and gain valuable hands-on experience.
We’ve also invested millions of dollars in new buildings and facilities, so you’ll use the latest technologies and learn in ultra-modern teaching spaces.
UniSA is Australia’s youngest university to receive five-stars in research2 and this excellence shines through our teaching. We are inspired by challenges and opportunities, and partner with local icons and international organisations to deliver impact and change.
1QILT: Graduate Destinations Survey, 2014 – 2016 Full-Time Employment Indicator
22017 QS Stars Rankings
There is a diverse range of opportunities available for medical science graduates, both in Australia and overseas. Employment opportunities are diverse and you will be qualified to work in:
If you finish your undergraduate degree with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or above, you may also be eligible for our one-year Bachelor of Biomedical Research (Honours) where you can further develop your research skills and prepare for a career in research.
We are a globally connected university, our staff and students come from over 90 countries. We have more than 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement.
Are you after a career change or looking to upgrade your existing skills? Or perhaps you just have an interest in a particular subject area and want to further your experience, skills and knowledge. We offer a suite of short programs that will allow you to build your knowledge and skill set.
Designed in collaboration with expert academics, program content is industry-relevant and up-to-date. Short programs include:
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