Bachelor of Medical Research with Honours

University of Tasmania

The Bachelor of Medical Research Honours is a research-led course, providing a strong foundation in medical research. It is designed to help you develop the skills to push the boundaries of what science knows about human health. If you've got a passion for saving lives, helping people and conducting scientific experiments, then this is the degree program for you. At its core are the concepts and principles underlying human health and disease, as well as an understanding of the technologies, strategies and tools used to address medical research problems. In choosing the Bachelor of Medical Research Honours you will: Build a degree that is tailored to your own interests: your choices for a Major are Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Pathology or Anatomy and Physiology Learn from active research scientists who are well equipped to teach research methods and skills as they apply to their disciplines. Acquire transferable skills - teamwork, critical thinking and the ability to communicate clearly - that will equip you for lifelong learning Enjoy practical real-world learning experiences such as laboratory work and participation in project-based research From 2018 onwards, our new curriculum offers you more flexibility and choice in how your degree is structured.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: Hobart
Institution CRICOS: 00586B

Subjects

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Neuroscience
  • Pathology
  • research or applied honours pathways

Located less than one hour from Melbourne, Tasmania is Australia's most southern state. We're known for our friendly, welcoming people and strong arts culture.

Between 2012 and 2014, the University of Tasmania received national teaching awards in all available categories, including two prestigious Teaching Excellence Awards in 2012 and 2013#. The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015 also listed the University of Tasmania amongst the world's top universities in a range of disciplines, with earth and marine sciences ranked in the top 100 in the world. Numerous other disciplines taught at the university have also made the coveted 'Top 400' ranks.

*Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015
#Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching

The university provides a range of services to enhance students' experiences and support academic success. These include:

  • an orientation program to introduce international students to the university and life in Tasmania
  • international student advisers, who provide individual advice on practical, personal and academic matters
  • the Community Friends and Networks Programme (CRNP), offering the chance to join social activities and meet with local community members
  • English language support
  • academic and peer mentoring.

On campus, students can attend cultural events, social functions, religious societies, sporting and social clubs, and access student advice and advocacy groups. There is a diversity of faiths within the university community and a new multi-faith centre provides a meeting place and focus for activities on the Sandy Bay campus. The university also offers student accommodation options both on and off campus.

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