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  • #1 in Australia #3 in the world for sport related subjects
  • #2 in Australia and #13 in the world for nursing
  • #2 in Australia and #13 in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology
  • #2 in Australia and #19 in the world for medicine
  • #3 in Australia and #28 in the world for anatomy and physiology
  • *QS Subject Rankings 2021

Undergraduate medicine and health courses

Our bachelor degrees will kick-start your career in health
As one of the Asia-Pacific region's most highly rated education and research institutions, the University of Sydney will prepare you to play a leading role in health fields in Australia and around the world.

Undergraduate degree options


Health Sciences and allied health





*  This course is offered by the Sydney School of Health Sciences.
** This course is offered by the Faculty of Science.

Becoming a doctor or a dentist

The Doctor of Medicine and the Doctor of Dental Medicine are graduate entry courses. This means you must complete a bachelor's degree before commencing your medicine studies. You can enrol straight from high school into a combined science and medicine degree program as listed above, however entry into these programs is extremely competitive.

The majority of students undertake an undergraduate degree first and then apply for either of the below graduate courses.

Why choose Sydney?

Susan Wakil Health Building

The new Susan Wakil Health Building

Studying at the University of Sydney will open your horizons to an extensive network of world-leading researchers, institutes and clinical schools in your chosen field. 

  • The state-of-the-art Susan Wakil Health Building will for the first time bring together multiple health disciplines to work out of the same precinct.
  • We offer the largest range of health courses of any Australian university, giving you a variety of ways to pursue your passion. 
  • You have the option to undertake a science degree and major in health, to gain a broad understanding of health areas before choosing your particular area of interest.
  • You'll be taught by highly respected researchers, practitioners and clinicians, who are dedicated to teaching the next generation of leaders in healthcare.
  • We have the largest range of clinical placement partners in NSW, giving you the opportunity to develop real-world, hands-on training throughout your degree.

Watch our video to learn more about medicine and health at the University

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