Australian National University
Tackle some of the greatest health challenges of our time with B Health Science. B Health Science draws upon the world-leading strengths of ANU in medical education, biomedical science, population health, psychology, social science and public policy to prepare you for a future in medical, allied health and health-related professions. It will equip you with a broad understanding of the themes explored in advanced studies of medicine and offers a potential pathway to the Doctor of Medicine and Surgery at ANU.
Admission to the Bachelor of Health Science also requires a successful assessment of suitability based on a Bachelor of Health Science Supplementary Form. Submission of this form is compulsory for all applicants.
There are approximately 60 places available in each intake of the Bachelor of Health Science. Thirty percent of offers made to domestic students are reserved for students from rural backgrounds. Applicants from a rural background are asked to indicate this in their supplementary form and are required to upload supporting documentation with their application. Please attach this documentation when submitting your application for admission. See ANU Undergraduate – Additional Selection Criteria for further information.
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply, and are asked to indicate this in their supplementary form. Please see ANU Undergraduate – Additional Selection Criteria for further information.
The form and supporting documentation must be submitted directly to the University by 30 November in the year of application.
See ANU Undergraduate – Additional Selection Criteria for further information.
Biology, health science, Indigenous health, medical science, population health, science communication.
Path to postgraduate study in medicine; careers in allied health, health organisations and the public service, including in hospitals, public health units, healthcare foundations and academia.
Available as an additional year, subject to progress requirements.
The Australian Government pays part of the tuition fee for this course. The remaining balance is paid by the student. Information about ANU student contributions.
Supplementary form: Entry is based on meeting both the minimum selection rank and a successful assessment of suitability based on a Bachelor of Health Science Supplementary Form. Submission of this form is compulsory for all applicants. This form must be submitted directly to the University by 30 November in the year of application.
Co-curricular or service experience (Year 12 or IB applicants only): Applicants must demonstrate at least two of the following seven skills: community engagement, inclusion and awareness of diversity, communication, leadership, personal responsibility, teamwork, creative and critical thinking. Check if you meet the ANU co-curricular or service requirement.
Some Science subjects require specific knowledge of Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry.
Minimum selection rank: 85.00. Due to the competitive nature of our admissions process, we cannot guarantee entry to applicants who meet the minimum selection rank for their preferred program.
Refer to the ANU general admission criteria.
View all details of this course on the ANU website.
Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2022 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.
Abbreviations– = data is not available.