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Consolidation of MedSc related stuff in one thread yo!

Which universities offer Med Sc degrees?

Charles Sturt University
Bachelor of Medical Science
Bachelor of Medical Science (Pathology)/Bachelor of Forensic Biotechnology
Bachelor of Medical Science/Bachelor of Forensic Biotechnology

University of Western Sydney
Bachelor of Medical Science (Hawkesbury and Campbelltown)

Macquarie University
Bachelor of Medical Science

University of Wollongong
Bachelor of Medical Science

University of Newcastle
Bachelor of Medical Science

University of Sydney

Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Medical Science
Bachelor of Medical Science and Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Bachelor of Medical Science

University of Technology
Bachelor of Medical Science
Bachelor of Medical Science, Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Medical Science, Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Medical Science
Bachelor of Medical Science, Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

University of New South Wales

Bachelor of Medical Science

Australian National University
Bachelor of Medical Science

University of Canberra
Bachelor of Medical Science

What jobs can I get with a MedSc degree?
When you finish your degree you should aim to become a member of AIMS (Australian Institute of Medical Scientists) http://www.aims.org.au
Some degrees come with automatic membership.

With or without your membership, MedScientists can work in;
- research
- pathology labs
- cardiac technicians (performing ecgs, stress tests, etc)
- health promotion
- hospital scientists
- Teaching Medical and Science students (Tutorial-based)

Can I use Med Sc as a precurser into Medicine?

This question gets asked to death on this forum. It is possible, but I stress that unless you maintain a certain GPA (I'm thinking it's atleast a credit average, if not a DI) the chances of transferring into Medicine are slim.
Alternatively you can;
Try entry through UMAT
Try and get into Graduate Medicine after you finish your degree


What do I learn in Med Science?

This is specific to CSU, if anybody else doing MedSc at the other unis want to contribute...

Without going into subject codes, etc, I will do/have done subjects in the following
Anatomy and Physiology
Statistics
Microbiology
Law
Biochemistry
Histotechniques
Bacteriology
Virology
Human cytogenetics
Chemistry
Cancer cytopathology

Specific to Forensic Biotechnology;
DNA and Forensic Technology
Crime scene



Any more questoins...
 
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The University of Western Sydney
Medical Science (Hawkesbury and Campbelltown)
 

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Macquarie aswell with B medical sciences and Wollongong with B Medical Science
 

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The MedSci program is also offered in the advanced science streams at USYD, UNSW, UWS etc.
 

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"Bacteria is not at all harmful" - First year medical science student
Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?

The MedSci program is also offered in the advanced science streams at USYD, UNSW, UWS etc.
Yeah I had a feeling I had missed a heap, but consider this thread a work in progress.
 

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Maybe add to the List "What jobs can I get with a MedSc degree?":

- Teaching Medical and Science students (Tutorial-based) . (Which is what I am currently doing)
 

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Wooz said:
Want me to remove irrelevant posts and sticky this thread?
Nah can we leave this so it's also open for discussion?
 

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Well, my course structure is like this;
Anatomy and Physiology
Law
Haematology
Immunology
Various biochem subjects
Cancer Cytopathology
Bacteriology

Mine is a bit different because I'm doing the Forensic Biotech double degree, so mine also has crime scene, genetic engineering, DNA, etc...

If you're looking to work in pathology labs as a scientist and not just in research,k ideally you want to be accredited with AIMS.
 

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epic bump

should probably sticky this thread guys, but leave it open for additions and stuff
 

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fuck med sci, do a art degree and kill it get a madGPA and then get into med
 

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Um.

Why waste your time doing something like an Arts degree to get into Med, when you can do a MedSc degree, do just as well in it and go into a Grad Med degree with some assumed knowledge?

Sounds smarter to me.
 

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Also, you will need some science knowledge to pass the GAMSAT, if you didn't do science at VCE?HSC, you make it a lot harder for yourself
 

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Does anyone know what master degree courses you can take after completing a bachelor of medical science?
 

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Masters of Pathology
Master of Genetic Counselling

Depends what you want to do really
 

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I'm not sure, you'd have to look up the entry requirements
 

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