Bachelor of Medical Science with Honours

University of Otago

Subject area

General Medicine



1 Year

Total student fees


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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Completion of the third year course for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or equivalent.

Detailed requirements

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1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$11,023 $11,023
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$28,592 $28,592
Total $39,615 $39,615

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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