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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


Halting Huntington's disease

Huntington's disease is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder that has no cure, but researchers have found a way to regenerate the parts of the brain that the disease attacks.


Study finds metals in food a concern

WA children are being exposed to potentially elevated levels of metals in their food according to Dr Anna Callan.

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Participants needed for research developing a blood test for Melanoma

The Melanoma Research Group needs participants for research into developing a routine blood test for Melanoma.

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