The School of Medical Sciences is home to learning and research in medical, biomedical and paramedical science. We strive for health improvement through the application of new knowledge and excellence in teaching and research.
ECU's new Bachelor of Medical Science degree commenced in Semester 1 2013, it is a three-year course providing pathways to medicine and other health professions, medical research and diagnostics, and the health industry.
"The diversity of my course allowed me to discover what I'm really passionate about."
Our areas of research strength are in the neurosciences with a focus on Alzheimer’s disease, Huntington’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, reproductive technology, genetics and cancer with a focus on melanoma. We value research into learning and teaching, clinical practice, simulation, inter-professional practice and health systems with a focus on workforce development.
News & events
Some of ECU’s top Paramedical Science students are off to the Top End after being recruited as paramedics by St Johns Ambulance NT.
Melanoma could soon be detected in its early stages using a new blood test, thanks to a $450,000 grant to ECU.