Students must complete 144 UOC as a standalone program.
120 UOC Medical Science courses:
- 90 UOC of core courses across Stages 1 and 2.
- 6 UOC Science elective taken in Stage 1.
- 24 UOC of Directed Electives in Stage 3. The Stage 3 electives can be used to complete an optional major.
12 UOC Free Electives. These courses can be taken from any Faculty of the University. It is recommended that Free Electives are taken in Stage 3.
12 UOC General Education courses. These courses cannot be Science or Medicine courses. Please see the rules regarding General Education below. It is recommended that General Education courses are taken in Stage 3.
Please click the Sample Programs link below to view a typical enrolment pattern for this program.
Students may elect to complete a major, or a double major, from the following areas. Where a student would like to graduate with a major (this is not a compulsory part of the program) this must be declared by the commencement of a student's final year of study.
Please Note: Students may complete a maximum of two majors but no double-counting of courses between majors is allowed at Level 3.
Level 1 Core Courses
Level 1 Core Courses description.
Students must take 42 UOC of the following courses.
Note: Students in 3991 can only enrol in SCIF1131 in T3 if they cannot take SCIF1111 in T1
Level 2 Core Courses
Level 3 Prescribed Electives
Level 3 Prescribed Electives description.
Students must take at least 24 UOC of the following courses.
Please Note: When making their course choices, students who intend to do Honours must consult with the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences or the School of Medical Sciences about requirements for Honours prior to enrolment in Stage 3.
General Education description.
Students must take 12 UOC of the following courses.
Any course defined as a Science or Medicine course cannot be taken as General Education (GE). All other courses can be used to fulfil the GE requirement of this program, including GEN# coded courses. Any exceptions to these rules must be approved by the Associate Dean (Academic Programs) or nominee.
Excluded General Education Courses
Level 2 Maturity Requirements
Level 3 Maturity Requirements
Level 3 Maturity Requirements description.
Students must have completed 96 UOC before taking any of the following courses.