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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Medical Science (Forensic Mortuary Practice)

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Medical Science (Forensic Mortuary Practice)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $32,004 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    0101789

Options
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-March 05-February-2021 2021-02-05
Spring-July 04-July-2021 2021-07-04

Overview

Bachelor of Medical Science (Forensic Mortuary Practice)

This is a three year degree that combines traditional biomedical disciplines (biology, chemistry and biochemistry) with those of medical science (anatomy, physiology, pathology) and with a focus on forensic science in the senior years. Career opportunities include forensic mortuaries and forensic laboratories (as forensic technicians), and also in the funeral industry or as post mortem assistants.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$42,508

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,688
Accommodation 1 bed room $10,504
Tuition 1 person $32,004

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

1) English language proficiency (if applicable)
2) Your personal details 
3) Details of your studies and qualifications
4) Details of your English language proficiency 
5) Details of full-time paid employment experience of one year or more

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

82
13
listening
21
writing
18
speaking
13
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

If you do not meet the entry requirements at Western Sydney University, you can prepare yourself for university entry at The College.(opens in new window)Opens in a new window. 
The College is the official pathway provider into Western Sydney University for domestic and international students, offering courses in the form of Integrated Diploma/Bachelors, Extended Diplomas and University Foundation Studies.

Successfully completing one of our Academic Pathway Programs guarantees you a place at Western Sydney University, and our highly-qualified staff will make sure you graduate from The College with the necessary skills to take on a bachelor degree.


Academic background and requirement

At least two of biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics.

Special Requirements Prerequisites:

In order to enrol in the third year Clinical placement units, all students must have a National Police Certificate, and a First Aid Certificate. Clinical placements are a mandatory component of this course. To be eligible for clinical placements, students must; 1. Comply with NSW Health vaccination requirements and be prepared to submit a completed Adult Immunisation Card to placement institutions. NSW Health can provide details of necessary vaccinations. 2. Receive a clearance from an authorised Western Sydney University-approved provider after successfully completing a health/medical/fitness assessment as prescribed by the University When on clinical placement students must wear the Western Sydney University Forensic Science t-shirt. Any special requirements incurring a fee will be at the student’s expense.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of this course you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Forensic pathology services
  • Post-mortem assistants
  • Funeral industry
  • Forensic pathologist

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