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If you’re passionate about advancing the health and wellbeing of communities, join a university which plays an important role in delivering knowledge and discoveries to guarantee our healthy futures.

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1st in Australia for Clinical Medicine (ARWU 2019)

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22nd in the world for Anatomy and Physiology (QS 2019)

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1st in Western Australia for Human Biological Sciences (ARWU 2019)

Majors and popular combinations

Tailor your degree by exploring your career path or interest area in your first year, before selecting one or two majors in your second year. It's a unique feature of our course model and the best part is, it won't cost any extra or take longer to complete your degree.

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science is an exciting undergraduate degree designed to meet growing global demand for graduates with health expertise.

Bachelor of Science

A key focus of the Bachelor of Science is understanding, reasoning and improving the natural world through systematic observation, experimentation, modelling and calculation.

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science is an exciting undergraduate degree designed to meet growing global demand for graduates with health expertise. Honours study develops your knowledge and skills as an independent researcher under the supervision of a member of staff with expertise in your chosen area.

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Successfully completing an honours degree not only prepares you for higher-degree study at master’s and PhD level, but demonstrates to prospective employers a higher capacity for independent learning and research.

Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)

The Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) is an inspiring, holistic four-year degree comprising a three-year bachelor’s (chosen from UWA’s Arts, Biomedical Science, Commerce or Science degrees) and a fourth year of honours.

Postgraduate courses

Become an expert in your chosen field by taking your skills and qualifications to new heights after completing your undergraduate degree. With a UWA postgraduate degree, you can learn from reputable thought leaders and build strong, life-long connections.


UWA has state of the art facilities in medical research as well as many world renowned experts in their respective fields. The staff are very supportive and more than happy to lend a hand.Nicole Bzdyl

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Industry

Faculty staff collaborate with prominent institutes including Lions Eye Institute, Institute for Respiratory Health, Telethon Kids Institute and Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Health, teaching hospitals, specialist research organisations and community groups on a range of projects.

Student club

Health Students’ Society (HSS) is an undergraduate faculty society which represents current students across health disciplines. It provides both social and education opportunities for health students and we encourage students to make the most of their time on campus and of university life, as well as offering a support network for health undergraduates.

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