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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.

Student testimonials

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"The diversity of my course allowed me to discover what I'm really passionate about."

Rebecca Flunder

Biomedical Science graduate

Research activity

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

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Edith Cowan University raises more than $5,000 for melanoma research

ECU raised more than $5,000 for melanoma research thanks to a Sex and the City 2 fundraising event held at Grand Cinemas, Joondalup.

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Chemical link in WA mums to be

ECU study finds Bisphenol A exposure in pregnant women, commonly found in plastic containers and tin cans.


Paramed London-bound

Paramedicine student Ben O'Regan is preparing to move to the UK after being offered a job with the London Ambulance Service.

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