Undergraduate

Integrated Medical Sciences and Clinical Practice

This double major is a study option for students on a Direct Pathway to the Doctor of Medicine postgraduate degree.

Careers and further study

This major opens up a world of future study pathways and career opportunities.

Career Pathways

The Integrated Medical Sciences and Clinical Practice major ensures you gain a strong and thorough knowledge base across all biomedical scientific disciplines including anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, haematology, microbiology, pathology, pharmacology and public health.

This knowledge base is designed for students on a Direct Pathway into the Doctor of Medicine postgraduate degree which aims to produce graduates committed to the wellbeing of the patient, community and society as responsible, accountable, scholarly, capable and caring doctors. 

 

The Integrated Medical Sciences and Clinical Practice major ensures you gain a strong and thorough knowledge base across all biomedical scientific disciplines including anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, haematology, microbiology, pathology, pharmacology and public health.

This knowledge base is designed for students on a Direct Pathway into the Doctor of Medicine postgraduate degree which aims to produce graduates committed to the wellbeing of the patient, community and society as responsible, accountable, scholarly, capable and caring doctors. 

 
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Further Study

Following graduation from the MD, further studies can be undertaken with a professional college for specialisation in a medical discipline. Graduates can also enrol in the academic Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master's or Doctorate courses, including but not limited to:

Master of Public HealthGraduate Certificate in Health Professions Education, Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education, Master of Health Professions EducationGraduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy.

 

Following graduation from the MD, further studies can be undertaken with a professional college for specialisation in a medical discipline. Graduates can also enrol in the academic Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master's or Doctorate courses, including but not limited to:

Master of Public HealthGraduate Certificate in Health Professions Education, Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education, Master of Health Professions EducationGraduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy.

 

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this major. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or your desired course.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers, mature-age applicants and those with previous tertiary study. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.

Mathematics requirement

This major requires a certain level of Mathematics. If you do not meet this level, you may be able to take additional Mathematics units in your first year to satisfy this requirement.

WACE prerequisite: Mathematics requirement (1A) Mathematics Applications ATAR or equivalent or higher and Chemistry ATAR.

Admission requirements

For applicants with recent secondary education, information on admission criteria is available on our entry standards page.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this major? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

The Integrated Medical Sciences and Clinical Practice major draws on all biomedical scientific disciplines to understand and treat human disease. The major prepares you for continued study in the Doctor of Medicine through a Direct Pathway. 

About The Course

This double major is only available to students who are offered a Direct Pathway to the Doctor of Medicine at time of admission. The Integrated Medical Sciences and Clinical Practice (IMSCP) major will encompass a wide range of disciplines within health and medical sciences. It will provide you with the background knowledge across all the biomedical scientific disciplines including anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, haematology, microbiology, pathology, pharmacology and public health.
Integrated Medical Sciences and Clinical Practice

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2020
Locations
Attendance
  • Full-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • 20-25 hours teaching time, plus your own study time
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-IMSCP
Full time/part time duration
  • 3 years (BBiomedSc), 4 years (BBiomedSc[Hons])
Integrated Medical Sciences and Clinical Practice
Status
  • Available 2020
Locations
Attendance
  • Full-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • 20-25 hours teaching time, plus your own study time
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-IMSCP
Full time/part time duration
  • 3 years (BBiomedSc), 4 years (BBiomedSc[Hons])
Degrees course is available in
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Faculty
  • Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences

Course Structure

Our undergraduate degrees offer you a broad range of options allowing you to combine subjects in a way that matches your career goals and personal interests.

Ranked 8th in the world and 1st in Australia for Clinical Medicine (ARWU 2019)
Ranked 22nd in the world for Anatomy and Physiology (QS 2019)

Direct Pathways

If you’re interested in this area of study, gain an advantage by choosing to complete a Direct Pathway which sees you combine your first degree with your second.
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Our facilities

UWA Bachelor of Biomedical Science students have access to a range of world-class facilities that enhance your learning and give you hands-on experience before you enter the workplace.

These facilities include:

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES

Western Australian Medical Students’ Society

The Western Australian Medical Students’ Society (WAMSS) is the peak representative body of all medical students at UWA. WAMSS represents students in university-based committees on the medical curriculum and student affairs, along with representing students to wider stakeholders. 

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Your degree options

This major is offered as a degree-specific, or first, major for these degrees.

School of Biomedical Sciences

The School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Western Australia encompasses biological, pre-clinical and health-related fields.

Medical School

The Medical School brings together the brightest students, experienced clinicians and committed researchers to unlock the greatest health challenges of our day.
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Health Students' Society

The Health Students' Society (HSS) is a student-run, not-for-profit organisation for undergraduates completing health-related majors at UWA. HSS provides social and education opportunities and encourages students to make the most of their time on campus and of university life. HSS offers a support network for members during their degrees and aims to enhance the university experience and raise the profile of graduates to prospective employees.

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