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Applied Medical Science

Honours

Applied Medical Science honours will deepen your understanding and understanding of human health and the mechanisms of diseases, their diagnosis, prevention and treatment. 

The ability to apply theory to practice in medical science is essential for professionals addressing major global health issues, such as mental health and neurodegenerative diseases, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, infections, cancer and auto-inflammatory disease. You will learn the strategies by which medical science theory is translated into tangible health outcomes.

About honours

An honours year in medical research is designed for students from undergraduate courses other than Medicine. During this time you will conduct a research project and write a thesis under the supervision of a member of the academic staff of Sydney Medical School. You will also undertake relevant coursework units.

Unit of study requirements for Honours in the area of Applied Medical Science: completion of 36 credit points of project work and 12 credit points of coursework.

Further details about honours can be found on the Medicine and Health honours page.

The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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