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Providing teaching in medical sciences including anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, immunology and pharmacy, across all the health professions in the Faculty, the school offers Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Biomedical Science honours and Bachelor of pharmacy degrees, in addition to providing courses in anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology and immunology for all the health professional programs offered by the university.

Students learn from world-class scientists and health professionals who bring their passion and expertise into the classroom to inspire a new generation of professionals to lead advances in global health.

Reasons to study with us

  • Learn from world leading researchers and become part of the solution to major global health issues. Our Biomedical Sciences degree provides graduates with many options, including pathways into medical research, professional laboratory science, postgraduate medicine and other health professions. Our graduates have become internationally recognised medical researchers, doctors, science communication professionals and science entrepreneurs.
  • Become part of one of the most trusted professions in Australia, using your expertise in the safe and effective use of medicines to improve the health of the community. Our Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) degree has a 100% full-time employment rate for graduates, well above the national average. Pharmacy graduates work in a range of fields including  hospital  and community  pharmacy, medical information,  research and  development, regulatory affairs, procurement, regulation and eHealth.

    The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.