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Bachelor of Pre-Medicine, Science and Health

University of Wollongong

CRICOS provider number: 00102E TEQSA provider ID: PRV12062

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The Bachelor of Pre-Medicine, Science and Health is a three-year undergraduate degree providing a solid foundation towards graduate medicine, dentistry, veterinary studies, optometry, podiatry, physiotherapy or pharmacy. Depending on which major/minor you choose, this course also leads to a wide range of postgraduate study or professional career options in the physical and life sciences, allied health or health informatics. 

High performing students from a diverse range of backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply, in particular, Indigenous and rural students. 

This degree will explore core content for medical school entry including academic literacy, critical thinking skills and an understanding of what it takes to be a successful health practitioner. Extracurricular activities will demonstrate your leadership, dedication, and cooperation. From your first year, you will have opportunities to participate in a wide range of volunteer and enrichment activities in the community. These will assist you in developing real-world skills and ready for a career in health and medicine.

In the first year, you will study core foundational topics and in second year you will tailor your interests by selecting one of the following study areas: Biomedical Research or Medical Science. In third year, a capstone subject examines medical case studies across topics in the same case-based learning format used by graduate medical schools across the world.  

Areas of study

Biomedical research, exercise science, medical science, molecular medicine or nutrition.

Career opportunities

Progression to postgraduate medical degrees. Graduates can apply for admission to medical schools in the Graduate Australian Medical School Admission Test consortium. Students can also undertake specialised graduate study in other health, medical and scientific fields. Depending on which major you choose, this course also leads to a wide range of other postgraduate study or professional career options in the physical and life sciences, allied health or health informatics.

Practical experience

Students will have access to modern purpose-built teaching and research facilities including our human anatomy and clinical learning labs.

Fees and charges

Refer to University of Wollongong current fee information.

Admission criteria

Applicants with recent secondary education

Assumed knowledge: Mathematics Advanced, any 2 units of science.

Recommended studies: Biology, Chemistry.

Bridging courses in Biology and Chemistry are offered in February each year.

Other applicants

Refer to UOW general admission criteria.

Student profile

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Further information

View all details of this course on the UOW website.

ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2023)

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 2024 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.

  1. This ATAR profile table is in line with Commonwealth Government transparency requirements. It is based on offers to recent school leavers (ie completed Year 12 in the last 2 years) who were selected solely or partly on their ATAR. Note that some institutions further differentiate this information on their websites.
  2. The ATAR values exclude any adjustment factors.
  3. The selection ranks include the ATAR and any adjustment factors.


– = data is not available.
<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
NP = Not provided by institution
NR = No reportable profile
NS = No Semester 1 offers
NN = Unavailable (other)
NO = Entry on other criteria

Student profile

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