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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.
- Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing
- Humanities in Health and Medicine
- Anatomy and Human Biology
- Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- Exercise and Health
- Humanities in Health and Medicine
- Integrated Medical Sciences and Clinical Practice (Double Major)
- Medical Sciences
- Microbiology and Immunology
- Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
- Population Health
- Science Communication
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.
Combined Bachelor's and Master's
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.
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
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.
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.
Learn from the best
Professor Shayne Loft
Professor Shayne Loft is the Director of the Human Factors and Applied Cognitive Psychology Laboratory and Deputy Head of The University of Western Australia’s School of Psychological Science.Read more
Associate Professor Connie LocherPharmacy
Associate Professor Connie Locher is a research specialist in medicinal honeys and plants and teaches units in the Master of Pharmacy.Read more
Associate Professor Charlene Kahler
Dr Charlene Kahler is Head of the Infection and Immunity Division at The University of Western Australia’s School of Biomedical Sciences.Read more
Dr Louise Naylor
Dr Louise Naylor is a senior lecturer and researcher in exercise physiology whose research investigates exercise as medicine to treat disease.Read more
Dr Siobhan Hickling
Dr Siobhan Hickling is a research dietitian and epidemiologist, member of the Cardiovascular Research Group, and undergraduate coordinator for Population Health in UWA’s School of Population and Global Health.Read more
Professor Sandra Carr
Professor Sandra Carr is the Head of Division of Health Professions Education at UWA.Read more
Professor Jane Heyworth
Professor Jane Heyworth is an environmental epidemiologist, member of the Global Environment Health and Research Group, and Deputy Head of School of Population and Global Health at The University of Western Australia.Read more
Winthrop Professor Daniel Green
Winthrop Professor Daniel Green is a cardiovascular exercise physiologist in the School of Human Sciences studying ways to prevent chronic disease.Read more
Professor Jeffrey Keelan
Professor Jeffrey Keelan teaches at UWA’s Medical School and is head of the School of Biomedical Sciences.Read more