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What will I learn?

You’re fascinated by the science of medicine. This course gives you the tools to take that fascination and transform it into an amazing and rewarding future.

This degree lets you pick from three key areas to suit your career goals: Biomedical Science, Medicinal Chemistry, or Anatomy and Physiology. It opens you up to a world of unlimited opportunities in a huge range of fields, including medical research, hospital or pathology labs, pharmaceuticals or cosmetics, scientific sales, and quality assurance.

When you successfully complete the 16-month Diploma in Science (Extended) from The College, you gain guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Medical Science at Western Sydney University.

At The College, we’re dedicated to your success. We know that if you’re given a supportive learning environment with a dedicated team of educators, anything is possible. Our wide range of pathway options include University Foundation Studies, Extended Diplomas and Integrated Diploma/Bachelor courses. Your success starts here.

Your Career

This program may open the door to a career in:

  • Medical research laboratories
  • Hospital laboratories
  • Pathology laboratories
  • Medical sales

Which department am I in?

School of Science



Study options

Full Time (16 months)

Tuition fees
A$46,723.00 (25,01,231) per year

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

Start date

25 October 2021, 7 March 2022


Nirimba Campus

Eastern Road,


New South Wales,

2763, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Students must have Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS 6.0 overall score, minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL internet-based total 70 score Writing 20; listening and reading 11; speaking 16; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 50 overall; No communication skills less than 42.

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


About Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is among the world’s top 2% of universities and places students at the very heart of the University experience.

  • Ranked 251st by Times Higher Education
  • Top 50 Young Universities in the World
  • Offering more scholarships that ever before
  • 48,500 Students, 6,700 International Students