Human Structure and Function
Where will this take me?
This major opens up career opportunities in areas including: medical and health-related sciences, pharmaceutical research, research in university departments and in hospitals, and research work in applied anatomy and physiology.
You can complete an honours year in medical research or biosciences as part of your bachelors degree, or you can immediately move into graduate studies.
If you wish to continue your studies at graduate level, this major is a great lead-in to many specialist science and health degrees. Graduate degrees you could consider include:
- Doctor of Dental Surgery
- Doctor of Medicine
- Doctor of Optometry
- Doctor of Physiotherapy
- Master of Biomedical Science
- Master of Biotechnology
- Master of Clinical Audiology
- Master of Nursing Science
- Master of Science (BioSciences).
Depending on the subjects you take in your Bachelor degree, a range of other graduate degrees may be possible – in fields as diverse as science and technology, health sciences, teaching, law, business, humanities and more.
If you complete an honours year or a masters course with a significant research component, you can go on to study a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), or another graduate research program.
This will set you up for a rewarding career in research with a university, research institute, hospital or biotechnology company.