Bachelor of Medical Science

This is a specialised program for those seeking work as medical science professionals in areas such as biochemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology, chemistry, microbiology, neuroscience, physiology, nutrition, pharmacology and toxicology.

The course offers a basis for postgraduate studies in radiology, pathology, pharmacology, and other fields. It is also a preparation for the graduate entry medical and health programs at Flinders.

Where can our graduates go?

Graduates will find career opportunities in diverse areas such as medical research carried out in universities and government and industry-funded organisations, the pharmaceutical industry, government regulatory industries, industry-based biomedical companies, diagnostic laboratories, health administration, health planning and policy (may also need qualification in business, finance, marketing or management).

Potential Occupations

Potential Employers

  • Account Executive
  • Anatomical Pathology Scientist
  • Biochemist
  • Biodiscovery Research Scientist
  • Bioinformatics / Functional Genomics Officer
  • Biological Scientist
  • BioResource Support Officer
  • Cardiovascular Investigations Officer
  • Cardiovascular Scientific Officer
  • Clinical Data Associate
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Clinical Trials Coordinator
  • Diagnostic Laboratory Manager
  • Endocrinology Scientist/Technician
  • Graduate Administrative Assistant
  • Haematology Scientist
  • Health/Hospital Administrator
  • Histologist
  • Histology Laboratory Technician
  • Hospital Scientist
  • Laboratory Administrator
  • Laboratory Scientist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Laboratory Worker
  • Medical Journalist
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist
  • Medical Laboratory Technical Officer
  • Medical Sales Representative
  • Medical Scientist
  • Microbiologist
  • Neurophysiology Scientist
  • Neurophysiology Technical Officer
  • Patent Attorney
  • Pharmaceutical Representative
  • Production Officer
  • Production Technician
  • R & D Scientist
  • Regulatory Officer
  • Reproductive Pathology Genetic Scientist
  • Research Assistant
  • Research Technician (Infection & Immunity)
  • Respiratory Scientist
  • Respiratory Technician
  • Scientific Officer
  • Technical Officer
  • Toxicologist
  • Trainee Echocardiographer
  • Trainee Hospital Scientist
  • Vaccines Account Manager
  • Adelaide Pathology Partners
  • Alfred Health
  • Attorney-General's Department
  • Australian Radiation Services
  • Australian Red Cross Blood Service
  • Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute
  • Baxter Healthcare
  • Carl Zeiss Vision
  • Clinpath Laboratories
  • CSIRO
  • SA Health
  • Department of Health and Ageing
  • Flinders Medical Centre
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Goulburn Valley Health
  • Hanson Institute
  • Healthscope Pathology
  • IDEXX Laboratories
  • IMVS Pathology
  • Jurlique International
  • Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
  • Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
  • MyGene
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research
  • Repatriation General Hospital    
  • SA Pathology
  • St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research
  • The Australian Genome Research Facility
  • The Bionic Ear Institute
  • The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • The Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • The Royal Women's Hospital
  • The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
  • Therapeutic Goods Administration
  • Women's and Children's Hospital
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