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Overview

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 gradute

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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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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Melanoma: A Revolution in Treatments and Research

Discover the latest melanoma treatments and research at a public lecture during National Science Week.

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Congratulations Professor Ralph Martins

Professor Ralph Martins continues to work on enhancing the lives of people as they age.

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