Bachelor of Medical Science with Honours

University of Otago

Subject area

General Medicine

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Entry requirements

Completion of 3rd or 5th year of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Bachelor of Medical Science with Honours (BMedSc(Hons)) degree is available for medical students who may apply to take this research degree after satisfactorily completing three or more years of the medical degree (MB ChB). Most students elect to take the BMedSc(Hons) year after the third year of the medical degree but a few do so after the fifth year, prior to the trainee intern year.This in-depth study stands graduates in good stead for a future career involving research or academic medicine.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Medical Studies at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607

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