Medical Science

Course Overview

The practice of medicine is constructed on the foundation of medical knowledge. This degree examines how the human body works and reacts to diseases and pharmacological treatments. It combines elements from a variety of scientific areas to give you a comprehensive grasp of the human body.

The Bachelor of Medical Science program investigates:

The chemistry and structure of cells that make up live creatures (cell & molecular biology and biochemistry)

The human body’s form and function (anatomy and physiology)

The mechanisms that contribute to illness in general (pathology)

Bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms play a role in illness (microbiology)

Medicines that are used to treat ailments in humans (pharmacology)

The process by which our shape and function are passed on to us (genetics)