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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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"As well as the excellent theory, I had the chance to practice lab techniques."

David Kirkland

Biomedical Science student

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

The Hot 'n' Deadly program gave participants an opportunity to experience health and science in a fun way. Thumbnail

HoT ‘n’ Deadly!

ECU welcomed 27 Aboriginal high school students to the Joondalup Campus last week to take part in fun health and science activities.


New scholarship a plan for success

Brienna Forster is counting down the days until she flies to Bali, but her six-month stay will be no holiday.

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Funding boost for home hospital research

ECU researchers will investigate ways to reduce hospitalisation rates for aged care facility residents after being awarded a grant worth more than $300,000.

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