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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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"My course gave me the chance to learn outside the lab."

Jessica Ibbeson

Human Biology 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

ECU research has found detectable levels of BPA in pregnant women in WA. Thumbnail

Chemical link in WA mums to be

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

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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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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.

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