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Our School of Biomedical Sciences is a leader in research-informed teaching. We have many award-winning staff who are committed to providing you with a world-class educational experience that delivers significant advantages in career opportunities.

You have a range of options to explore and combine to build what works for you.

Our undergraduate programmes are three-year bachelors' degrees. Depending on your major (main topic), your degree could be a:

A degree from the School of Biomedical Sciences can lead you to the job you've always wanted.

As well as providing a gateway to professional programmes offered by the University of Otago such as medicine and dentistry, a degree from the School of Biomedical Sciences opens up a wide range of study and employment opportunities throughout the world. Our graduates are working in a diverse range of occupations from cancer research scientists to policy analysts with the Health Research Council and almost any career you can think of in between.


Subjects you can study with the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Otago.

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