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What will I learn?

The Anatomy and Human Biology major explores what it means to be human in an integrative way, combining studies of the biology and behaviour of human beings with current social and ethical issues. You'll investigate the structure, systems and functions of the body at the same time as seeking a holistic understanding of the body by conducting integrated studies from cells and molecules to species and populations.

Career Pathways

Graduates wanting a career in research find jobs in areas such as sleep science, assisted reproductive technologies, pharmaceutical training and neuroscience. There are opportunities for employment as scientists in commercial organisations, as cultural advisers or in sales associated with these types of organisations, in public science education, in museums and in the media.

Further Study

Honours in Anatomy and Human Biology is a blend of coursework and research project work designed to introduce you to the world of research. It equips you with the skills and flexibility of outlook needed to deal with rapidly changing technologies and to lead you into habits of critical thinking, problem analysis and public presentation, which would serve in any leadership role. The combination of formal study and practical experience offered in this honours specialisation is suitable preparation for entry into graduate professional courses such as medicine, physiotherapy, audiology, chiropractic, nursing, teaching or forensics, especially for students interested in furthering those fields through research. It also provides a suitable entry-level qualification for careers in reproductive technology, science communication, biomedical research and primatology.

Which department am I in?

School of Human Sciences

CRICOS

095001B

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$41,500.00 (22,82,728) per year
AUD $124,500 total course fee.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

The University of Western Australia (UWA)

35 Stirling Highway,

CRAWLEY,

Western Australia,

6009, PERTH, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$41,500.00 (22,82,728) per year
AUD $124,500 total course fee.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

UWA Albany Centre

35 Stirling Terrace,

ALBANY,

Western Australia,

6330, ALBANY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to complete GCE A-level Minimum grade E in Knowledge & Inquiry; Minimum grade C in General Paper. Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - Minimum grade of 180 with no band less than 170; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - Minimum grade of 180 with no band less than 170; GCE A-level - Minimum grade E in English Language, English Literature or English Language and Literature. IELTS - Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules); PTE - An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 59 in the speaking and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the listening and reading sections. TOEFL - Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening section.

For international students

Entry requirements may vary from country to country. Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Australian High School (or equivalent).

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - Minimum grade of 180 with no band less than 170; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - Minimum grade of 180 with no band less than 170; GCE A-level - Minimum grade E in English Language, English Literature or English Language and Literature. IELTS - Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules); International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) - English A1 at HL or SL - Minimum score 4, English A2 at HL or SL - Minimum score 4, English B at HL - Minimum score 5; PTE - An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 59 in the speaking and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the listening and reading sections. TOEFL - Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening section.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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About The University of Western Australia (UWA)

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  • World-top 100 university - QS World University Rankings 2021
  • 5-stars for teaching quality (Good Universities Guide 2020)
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