Biomedical Science – Human Biology, Master in Australia

The University of Western Australia

Study in:Australia
Deadline: 1 June 2019


Biomedical Science draws on the disciplines of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and neuroscience and the para-clinical disciplines of microbiology, pathology and pharmacology to understand and treat human disease.This Biomedical Science from The University of Western Australia emphasises on cutting-edge research and its translation to healthy living and to clinical diagnosis and treatment of disease. You are able to focus on advancing your knowledge through coursework or research. Biomedical Science has increasingly embraced the overarching disciplines of human genetics, epigenetics and genomics to understand how gene-environment interactions define the human phenotype in its normal and diseased states. The program places strong emphasis on developing research literacy.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomedical Science Research in Context—Literature Review
  • Global Challenges in Biomedical Science
  • Human Evolutionary Ecology
  • Human Reproduction
  • Biological Anthropology: Genes and Society
  • Human/Primate Social Organisation
  • The Conduct, Ethics and Communication of Science

Academic Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a bachelor’s degree with a major in a biomedical or health science discipline, that aligns with one of the specialisations of this course, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.


Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Detailed Program Facts

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