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In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course component will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the course component may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this honours subject area

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.

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